Nanaimo District Islanders running back Malik Besseghieur

Nanaimo District Islanders running back Malik Besseghieur

Barsby beats NDSS in Kocher Classic

John Barsby Secondary School’s AA varsity football team defeated the Nanaimo District Islanders by a 47-13 score on Friday.

The Barsby Bulldogs used the Kocher Classic to round out their game in advance of playoffs.

John Barsby Secondary School’s AA varsity football team defeated the Nanaimo District Islanders by a 47-13 score on Friday at Merle Logan Field to conclude the regular season for both teams.

“Good effort to close out the season,” said Rob Stevenson, Barsby coach, in a press release. “One of our goals was to win the division and we did that. Now on to our next goal.”

NDSS actually struck first for a 7-0 lead, but the favoured Barsby squad was overpowering.

Bulldogs quarterback North Rainey was 14-for-19 passing for 283 yards and four touchdowns. Kalven Kellock caught six passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns. Mark Dhamia also caught a touchdown pass and Tyler Harvey rushed for 93 yards. Blair Gould and Parker Bowles had four tackles each. Chance MacKay-Topley had a fumble recovery and Shawn Arabsky had an interception

GAME ON … Barsby faces the Pitt Meadows Marauders in playoff action Saturday (Nov. 9) at 1 p.m. at Merle Logan Field.

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