Hilltops Handed Hardware

Saskatoon Hilltops Running Back Wayndel Lewis was one of the Canadian Junior Football League’s major award winners on Friday night in Langley, B.C.

The Warman native was named the Outstanding offensive player of the year at the CJFL’s annual banquet of champions.

Unfortunately, due to injury Lewis will miss the Canadian Bowl on Saturday with the Rams.

I had a chance to catch up with Lewis shortly after picking up the award:

  1. Wayndel Lewis — The CJFL Player of The Year recaps his season.

Here is the complete list of winners:

The Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) is proud to announce their Major Award winners for the 2014 season. The awards were handed out Friday night at the Jostens Banquet of Champions in Langley, BC.

The award winners are:

Peter Dalla Riva Outstanding Offensive Player
Wayndel Lewis – Saskatoon Hilltops – 130 carries, 1,063 yards, 9 touchdowns.

Larry Wruck Outstanding Defensive Player
Jakub Jakoubek – Calgary Colts – 45 tackles, 16 assists, 4 knockdowns, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions.

Rookie of the Year
Ethan Schulz – Langley Rams – 23 tackles, 14 assists, 4 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 4 fumble recoveries, 1 touchdown and 1 interception.

Gord Currie Coach of the Year
Shane Beatty – Okanagan Sun – for the first time since 2010 the Sun finished 9-1, winning home field advantage throughout the BC playoffs. In just his second season, Beatty led the Sun to their first ever playoff win over the VI Raiders and set a new club record for most total yards in a season with 4,459. The Sun also won their 260th game in their history and set a BCFC record for the most winning seasons with 32 under Beatty’s watch.

CJFL Past Commissioners Award
Keaton Hoddinoff – Edmonton Wildcats

CJFL Stewart MacDonald Executive of the Year
Elise Pastro – Westshore Rebels

CJFL Life Member
Frank Naso

The 2014 Canadian Bowl will kick-off Saturday November 8, 2014 at 1:00pm (PT) at McLeod Stadium in Langley, BC.

I will have the call of the contest starting with the pre-game show at 2:30pm (SK) time on 92-9 The Bull.

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