Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Thunder LB Taylor Garrett PFC Defensive Player of the Week

The Prairie Football Conference is proud to announce their “Players of the Week“ for Week 6 of the 2014 regular season.

Offensive Player of the Week
Running Back - #29 David Adebayo – Edmonton Wildcats

In the battle for the city of Edmonton and bragging rights the Wildcats crushed the Huskies 51-18.  The Cats’ run game was simply dominating as the Offensive Player of the Week, running back David Adebayo scampered for 155 yards on 23 carries and scored three touchdowns.  The Wildcats (3-2) face the Huskies (1-4) again this week Saturday night at 7:00pm.

Defensive Player of the Week
Linebacker - #44 Taylor Garrett – Regina Thunder

The defending champs flexed their muscle in a battle for first place last week in Winnipeg as the Regina Thunder won their fourth game of the year.  The defense played great led by the Defensive Player of the Week, linebacker Taylor Garrett who collected three solo tackles, the lone sack, an interception and two knockdowns.  The Thunder (4-1) will host the Calgary Colts (1-4) on Sunday afternoon at 1:00pm.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Kicker - #9 Brett Thorarinsson – Saskatoon Hilltops

For the second straight week, the Special Teams Player of the Week is Saskatoon Hilltops kicker Brett Thorarinsson who pinned the Calgary Colts deep with nine punts averaging 47 yards and totaling 421 yards.  His eight kick offs averaged 48 yards for a total of 384 yards.  The PFC’s leading scorer also connected on a field goal from 43 yards away.  The Hilltops (3-2) will host the Winnipeg Rifles (3-2) on Sunday afternoon.

Ryan Watters
Canadian Junior Football League
Media Coordinator

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