Barsby Bulldogs player Garrett McAuliffe evades Holy Cross Crusaders opponent Silas Marchan during AA varsity high school football playoff action Friday at NDSS Community Field. (CHRIS BUSH/THE NEWS BULLETIN)

Barsby shut down in football playoffs

AA varsity team eliminated, AA junior varsity team still in contention

The Barsby Bulldogs were shut down as they tried to advance in high school football playoffs.

The AA varsity ’Dawgs were defeated 15-0 by the Holy Cross Crusaders on Friday at NDSS Community Field.

The senior Bulldogs had a star-studded roster this season, as five players were chosen all-stars at the end of the regular season. Quarterback Tyson Vollas, offensive lineman Josh Wakely, defensive lineman Kaden Browne, linebacker Landon Wilson and defensive back Ricardo Zavala-Torres were conference all-stars.

In AAA varsity, Nanaimo District Islanders running back Salai Raap-Kopiyka and offensive lineman Marcus Copp were chosen all-stars.

GAME ON … Barsby’s AA junior varsity team is still playing, with a quarterfinal matchup coming up on the road on Wednesday, Nov. 13, against the G.W. Graham Grizzlies.



editor@nanaimobulletin.com

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