Hilltops Take Weekly Honours

PHOTO Courtesy Steve Hiscock

The Canadian Junior Football League announced their players of the week yesterday and a pair of Saskatoon Hilltops were included on the list.


Running Back – #22 Wayndel Lewis – Saskatoon Hilltops

The Saskatoon Hilltops offense compiled their best game of the season in a 68-17 blasting of the Edmonton Huskies.  The Toppers’ run game was unstoppable led by the Offensive Player of the Week, running back Wayndel Lewis.  He rushed 16 times for 274 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns.  He also caught one pass for 23 yards, giving him 297 all-purpose yards.

On Defence,

Defensive Back – #2 Jalahni Knorren – Edmonton Wildcats

Despite the Edmonton Wildcats falling for the second straight game at home, defensive back Jalahni Knorren was awesome.  The Defensive Player of the Week compiled a Conference high 11 solo tackles for 22 defensive points.  It’s Knorren’s first PFC defensive honour, after winning the Offensive honour last season with the Langley Rams as their quarterback.

While on Special Teams,

Kicker #9 Brett Thorarinsson – Saskatoon Hilltops

Everything was clicking for the Saskatoon Hilltops this past weekend.  All three fascets of the game got on the scoreboard.  The Special Teams Player of the Week is kicker Brett Thorarinsson who scored 18 points, connecting on four field goals including one from 46 yards out and six converts.  He also collected seven kick-offs averaging 55 yards and two punts with a 40 yard average.

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