Cougars rip off Rams for high school football playoff berth

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(rdnewsNOW/Josh Hall)

The Lacombe Rams as well as Notre Dame Cougars fought Friday night to advance to the primary round of the Football Alberta senior high school playoffs.

The last rating: 14-1 for the Cougars, who scored both touchdowns in the initial half at Setters Area at Great Chief Park.

Rams Coach Garner Kolybaba mentions his group was a child this season.

” We just had a little handful of quality 12s, but our defense was rather strong for us this year and I take pride in the entire group,” he stated post-game. “Notre Dame had a pair large plays today, yet all in all, this period sets us up well for next year and also our last game versus Lindsay Thurber.”

A mid-fourth quarter 70-yard punt return for a goal by the Rams’ Adnesse Pannenbecker would’ve pulled the site visitors within a solitary rating. However, it was wiped out after a flag in the backfield.

Though eliminated from champion contention, the Rams do reach play a consolation video game in the coming weeks.

” It was just nice to see our kids react,” stated Cougars Coach Ian Rattan. “We were pretty down reduced last week and also it was nice to see us respond and get a possibility to play one more week of football.”

Rattan admitted though that they are yet to play a full game.

” We have actually got to have an excellent couple weeks of technique and whoever we wind up playing the very first week of the playoffs is going to be a terrific team.”

The date for the 5 vs. 6 alleviation video game is to be determined, though 1st will certainly play fourth and 2nd will play 3rd in championship game on Oct. 28.

Stettler and also Sylvan Lake, along with Notre Dame as well as Searching Hills are those 4 teams. The Central last goes Nov. 4.

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