Two teams will be playing hard to try for their first win of the season this weekend.
The V.I. Raiders (0-2) host the Kamloops Broncos (0-2) in B.C. Football Conference action Saturday, Aug. 17, in the first action of the season at Caledonia Park.
The Raiders will be looking to rebound from a loss to their rival Westshore Rebels this past weekend. The V.I. Raiders lost 39-30 to the Westshore Rebels in B.C. Football Conference action on Saturday in Victoria.
The Raiders led 23-10 at halftime and 30-26 after three quarters, but couldn’t stay on top in the fourth quarter.
Quarterback Jake Laberge scored two rushing touchdowns and passed 5-for-20 for 156 yards with two TDs and two interceptions. Jared Braun and Mike West caught TD passes and Eli Nelms-Horton had 98 receiving yards.
On defence, Zach Taylor had five tackles and Ethan Moran, Nathan Cayouette and Jérémie Cheng had interceptions. Matt Hill had a sack.
GAME ON … The Raiders host the Kamloops Broncos on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. at Caledonia Park. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for students.