The Fraser Valley Metal Recycling Atom Blue Giants welcomed the Meadow Ridge Blue Knights to Townsend Park for Friday night lights. The Giants fought hard, but at the final buzzer fell to the Knights 34-30 for their first loss of the season.
It what turned into a back and forth battle between 2 high powered offenses, the Giants came to play and opened the scoring on the 2nd play of the game. The teams traded TD’s all night with the Giants scoring coming from all sides of the ball. Wide Receiver Lawson Dades found the end zone, Line backer Caleb Friesen added to the scoring with a pick six, and Special teams added another TD with a huge kickoff return.
Blues Defense highlighted by the tackling of Line Backer Zach Talvio, fought hard all night. With great 2nd effort, Defensive Tackle Michael Schur was able to get into the back field and prevent some big gains. On the last play of the game with the Knights looking to punch the ball into the end zone, Defensive Tackle Malakai Hakansson, met the knights’ player at the goal line and pushed him back for a loss of yards.
The Fraser Valley Metal Recycling Atom Blue Giants will be traveling to Meadow Ridge this Saturday, 30 September, to battle the Meadow Ridge White Knights.