November 7, 2017
HYACK FOOTBALL AWARDS BANQUET - DEC 10th
 
This year's awards banquet is right around the corner:

Sunday, December 10th

Royal Palace Banquet Hall

The event starts at 5pm, Doors open at 4
Tickets are $35 for adults,$15 for kids, Hyack players are free. Tickets must be picked up from Mrs Davis in the Sigma office
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
HIGH SCHOOL:
Nov 9, 5:00 pm: JV Wildcard playoff game vs Belmont at Mercer Stadium.

Nov 17/18: Varsity - AAA Quarter Final playoffs, TBA
 
YOUTH FOOTBALL:
Saturday, Nov 11th:
7:30pm: Tyke Flag Black at Coquitlam, Town Center Stadium
 
Sunday, Nov 12th:
11am: Atom at Coquitlam (VMFL Championship Game), Centennial Oval

  Monday, Nov 13th:
9am: Atom Flag at GSL Quarter finals, Norgate Park
HELP WANTED

Volunteers needed for game nights and season-end banquet.
 
The Hyacks are always looking for assistance on varsity game nights. If you are interested please contact Tamara Vining at:  Tamara Vining
to get more details. Our program has always received outstanding parent and community support, so we expect 2017 will be no different. 
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WESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPS

The Hyacks saved their best performance for last, with a dominant 63-16 win over South Delta on Seniors Night. Sammy Sidhu opened the scoring on the Hyacks first possession with a 41 yard run. Lucas Sabau from (3 yards), Kinsale Philip (50 yard) and Sidhu again (18 yards) paced the Hyacks to a 29-8 lead after the first quarter. Sebastien Reid scored twice in the 2nd quarter on runs of 33 and 56 yards to give the home team a 43-8 lead shortly before halftime. Sidhu rushed for 187 yards in the first half. In the third quarter,  Sabau again (43 yards), Juan Cespedes (20 yards) and Michael Kinglsey (10 yards) rounded out the scoring, as the Hyacks racked up 551 yards rushing, a new single game school record.
 
The defensive performance was equally dominant, with Philip leading the way with 12 tackles and 2 QB sacks. Sidhu was named the Sportcheck Player of the game, while Isaiah James was named Dairy Queen Lineman of the Game.
 
The win gave the Hyacks the coveted Kushnir Boot, along with the Western Conference regular season title. It also capped a first ever unbeaten regular season, as the team finished 7-0 in league play (9-1 overall) and will earn a first round playoff bye. A complete recap of last Friday night's game here.



Sidhu, Sabau, Reid, Cespedes and James were among the 11 graduating players recognized on Seniors Night, The others were Ben Klockow, Finn Stark, Garrett Gogal, Severio Asaba, Yanni Angelopoulos and Anthony Dillman. The coaching staff and everyone associated with the NWSS program would like to thank them and their families for their contributions to Hyack Football over the years.
For a photo album of Seniors Night (courtesy of Alan Wardle) click here.

FOUR HYACKS EARN ALL-STAR HONORS
 

SAMMY SIDHU, LB
Registered 64 tackles and also dominated offensively with  751  yards and 10 TDs. His 11.21 yard average yards per carry led the conference. Sammy is also a captain and among the top students in his class.
 



ISAIAH JAMES, OL
Isaiah has been a key member of an offense that leads the AAA West in scoring (38.6 ppg) and margin of victory (+175). He has also added 21 tackles on defense and is a team captain.
 



YANNI ANGELOPOULOS, DL
Yanni is another a two-way starter, with 30 tackles and 4 sacks on defense. He has also helped an offense that is averaging 375 yards per game and 43 TDs. He is a team captain
 




SEBASTIEN REID, WR
Sebastien has been a force all over the field with close to 800 yards (625 rec, 171 rush) and 7 TDs. In the return game he has added 377 yards and 4 TDs. Defensively he leads the province with 6 interceptions.
 

Others receiving votes with Anthony Dillman, Severio Asaba and Evan Nolli. Congratulations to all of our players on a great regular season.

JV's TO HOST PLAYOFF GAME ON THURSDAY
 
The JVs will play host to Belmont on Thursday at 5pm in a AAA Wildcard playoff game at Mercer Stadium. The Hyacks enter the game following an unbeaten regular season (7-0-1 overall, 4-0 in league play) and a bye last week. The Hyacks will have Mahtab Garcha back in the lineup after missing the last couple of games due to injury. He joins the backfield with his brother Himat, along with Greyson Planinsic and Dominic Racher, who continues to impress with his play on both sides of the ball.

YOUTH FOOTBALL
 
ATOM:
Won 38-12 in their VMFL semi-final game over White Rock. Leading just 8-6 at halftime, the Hyacks used a very strong 2nd half performance to score 30 straight points and pull away with the win. Key to the win was the improved play of the offensive line, which included Noah Perera, Jason Rithaler, EJ Hansraj, Amun Thiara and Zafar Hassanali. Nigel Derasp scored the first 2 TDs for the Hyacks, Lukas lalji also added a pair of majors, while Nathan Hillmann scored 1 TD and was his usual "Beast" self defensively with countless tackles for loss.
 
The team will now advance to the VMFL Championship this Sunday at Centennial Oval, this marks the first time in the history of RCHFC that an Atom team has reached the VMFL finals.
 
JR BANTAM:
Saw their season come to an end with a 9-8 loss at North Surrey, snapping a 2-game winning streak . Teagan Barre connected with Nick McKinnon for a long TD pass to give the Hyacks an 8-0 lead at halftime. Nick Pomper intercepted 2 passes in what was a very good overall defensive performance.
 
ATOM FLAG:
The Hyacks defeated the GSL Raiders 22-20. AJ Meltzer scored all 2 TDs and converted two of them. Nickolas Weeks and Mathew Kastelein stood out with their blocking. The team finished a successful regular season in 2nd place with a 6-2 record. They will open the playoff next Sunday against the 7th seeded team.
                         
TYKE FLAG:
Hyacks Team Black dominated their pool in the VMFL Jamboree, winning all four games. Matt Madigan scored in every game, Ken Marasigan threw touchdown passes including one to JJ Pagaduan who also did well protecting the QB. Jack Chambers and Austin Che also reached the end zone.
 
Team orange finished 1-2-1 in Pool B. Payton Vahra, Austin Zhang, Miguel Perez and Cruz all made impressive 50 yard TD runs throughout the tournament and stood out on both sides of the ball. Owen Coelho also made a number of good runs and Sean Inglis was dominant of defense. 
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