The city’s high school football teams will take to the turf for doubleheader action.
The Nanaimo District Islanders and Barsby Bulldogs AA varsity teams will play back-to-back games Friday (Oct. 19) at Beban Park’s Merle Logan Field.
NDSS (1-2) has a league game against the Carson Graham Eagles (1-3), while Barsby (4-0) hosts exhibition action against the South Delta Sun Devils (3-0).
The ‘Dawgs are coming off a 52-0 win over the Handsworth Royals last week at Merle Logan. Barsby was led by wingback Duc Truong, who had a game-high 148 yards rushing with two rushing touchdowns, plus a TD reception. Brandon Parker had 147 yards on the ground and Jacob Odynsky had a 31-yard TD run. Quarterback Austin Lyle was 4-for-4 passing for 97 yards and two majors. Also scoring a touchdown was Kyle Vollet, who returned an interception 103 yards to the endzone. David Work also had a pick and Nick Pedersen led the Bulldogs with seven tackles.
ND is coming off a 28-0 loss at North Vancouver’s Windsor Secondary School.
GAME ON … NDSS plays Carson Graham at 3 p.m. and Barsby takes on South Delta at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free.