AA Varsity Semi-Finals
Wow, talk about parity at the upper tier of AA ball! Every game was a barn-burner and the semi's promise to be just as good, if not better! We are all looking forward to watching the semi's in person or via webcast this coming weekend!
G.W. Graham vs Carson Graham: Four weeks ago, I would have said this was a no-contest game with the Grizzlies plucking Eagle tail feathers at will. Different story now. Carson can match G.W. up front and I think their run-pass balance and team speed present a lot of challenges for the Grizzly defense. On the flip-side, the Grizzly Offense presents its challenges as well. If Carson can lock-up with the Grizzly receivers and load-up the box, I think they have a real chance because this group can score points. The kicking game goes to G.W. Graham in this one. The clock will fly as well. GI's Pick: Carson in a 6 point "upset".
Langley vs Abbottsford: Langley has had the best season in program history. They have improved on their game week-to-week and have found the right combination of run-pass balance on offense with a running back, quarterback, receiver trifecta that can produce a big scoring play on any given snap. The Saint defense has been shadowed by their offensive counterparts throughout the season, but hey, here they are playing in the semi-final game. Abbey is now playing the best football of its season as well. Langley beware, this is the Abbottsford Panthers you are facing, not the Abbottsford Claypools and there is a superb cast on hand to accompany the best athlete in BC high school football. I think that Abbey can shut down the big play receiver from Langley and gang-up on the run-game. Offensively, I do not feel that the Saints can do the same. Kicking Game: Abbey. GI's Pick: Panthers by 12