Victor St. Pierre had a monster of a game for the Crocus Plainsmen on Thursday as they opened their Winnipeg High School Football League Kas Vidruk (AA) Division season with an 84-0 pounding of the host Miles Macdonell Buckeyes.
The 5-foot-9, 160-pound running back rushed nine times for 301 yards and six touchdowns in a dominating performance that also included a 58-yard punt return TD.
All facets of the game were working for Crocus. Matthew Mott and Calvin Van Santen had rushing majors, while Shea Godfrey and Brendan Campbell caught aerial scores from Mott.
“I’m pretty excited,” head coach Kevin Boyd said. “We’ve already tied our win total for last year. … The defence was stellar and the offence seemed to do whatever they wanted to do out there and it was fun.”
Jordan Knott had seven tackles and an interception, while Steven Siebrecht made six tackles and recovered one fumble.
Meanwhile, the Neelin Spartans, who only had 24 players, dropped a 21-7 decision to the host Sturgeon Heights Huskies in their opener.
Dustyn Lamont scored the Spartans’ touchdown on a 10-yard run. He finished the game with 166 rushing yards. Brock Hiltner added 85 yards on the ground and was involved in 12 tackles on defence. Quinton Hunter had four receptions for 105 yards and had nine tackles.
“We played a real tough team and we were down 7-0 at the half,” Neelin head coach Robert Cullen said. “The 21 points we gave them, we shot ourselves in the foot with mental mistakes and just getting tired from a lack of players on the field.”
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition September 6, 2013