2008 SELECT TEAM
Little Knights Football Classic in St. Louis, Missouri



CALGARY SELECTS 14 BELLEVILLE LITTLE KNIGHTS 13

(Belleville, Illinois)

The Calgary Bantam Football Association’s Select team was crowned 2008 Pilgrim Bowl champions on Sunday with a come from behind 14-13 victory over the host Belleville Little Knights.


Landon Bayda (Airdrie Storm) scored both Calgary touchdowns on runs of four and 45 yards. Dustin Bennett (Cochrane Lions) added one convert.

The Calgary squad finished its eleventh appearance in the tournament with a 3-0 record.

The travelling Selects have compiled an impressive 29-5-1 record over that time period.

 

CALGARY SELECTS 26 ST. LOUIS METRO WARRIORS 6

(Belleville, Illinois)

The Calgary Bantam Football Association’s Select team continued play on Friday at the 2008 Pilgrim Bowl with a 26-6 victory over the St. Louis Metro Warriors. This year marks the eleventh appearance for the Calgary squad at the annual competition played under full American rules.

Denzel Radford (Cowboys) opened the scoring for Calgary in the second quarter on a 5 yard pass from quarterback Brett Mahura (Cowboys). Later, Mackenzie Meek (Falcons) scored two touchdowns on runs of 6 and 10 yards. Jason Loo (Hilltoppers) completed the scoring with a 3 yard plunge in the fourth quarter. Kellen Forrest (Lions) added one convert.

The Selects wrap up their tournament action on Sunday against St. Louis Riverview Gardens.


CALGARY SELECTS 36 BELLEVILLE LITTLE KNIGHTS 13

(Belleville, Illinois)

The Calgary Bantam Football Association’s Select team began tournament play on Thursday at the 2008 Pilgrim Bowl with a 36-13 victory over the host Belleville Little Knights. This year marks the eleventh appearance for the Calgary squad at the annual competition played under full American rules.

Scoring for Calgary was Brett Mahura (Cowboys) on a five yard run followed by a fumble recovery touchdown from David Fennell (Wildcats). Mackenzie Meek (Falcons) then hauled in a 35 yard pass from Mahura. In the fourth quarter, quarterback Matthew Blayney (Hilltoppers) completed two touchdown passes, 40 yards to Cordell Minnifee (Hilltoppers) and 25 yards to Denzel Radford (Cowboys) to cement the win. Kellen Forrest (Lions) added three converts.

The Selects will now take on the St. Louis Hurricanes at 2:00 pm CST on Friday and will wrap up the tournament against St. Louis Riverview Gardens on Sunday.


CALGARY BANTAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
CALGARY SELECTS - 2008

2008 SELECT TEAM
LITTLE KNIGHTS CLASSIC
BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS


Larger Photo

1st row Shane Moore (referee), Ian Ashton, Mark Preuter, Ryan Brouwers, Greg Peterson, Ron Logan, Greg Wilson, Al Cooper, Rob Watson, Steve Pilkington, Dave Rutherford

2nd row Lisa Head (trainer), Brandon Bellman, Kellen Forrest, Carson Stambene, MacKenzie Meek, Jarvis James, Jared West, Jason Loo, Landon Bayda

3rd row Bradley Kotania, Joel McClelland, Kai Steers, Elijah Fraser, Jeremy Neisz, Austin Brady, Brayden Twarynski, Eric Egan, Melissa Petryna (trainer)

4th row Jakub Jakoubek, Robert Cicirelli, Brett Mahura, Hunter Turnbull, Cordell Minnifee, Matthew Blayney, Chad Mahura,

5th row David Fennell, Bryce Carr, Jacob Mickelson, Dan Zalucky, Dustin Bennett, Denzel Radford, Justin Nemeth

Missing Roy Best (referee), John Carr (Equipment Manager)