Lightning to face the Saints in high school football provincial playoffs Saturday

By Sheldon Spackman
November 11, 2017 - 9:07am

The Alberta Schools' Athletic Association's annual High School Football Provincial Playoffs are underway and central Alberta teams are well represented this year.

On Friday night in Tier 3 Regional South Semi-final action, the Sylvan Lake Lakers lost 57-7 to the Cardston Cougars at the University of Lethbridge Community Stadium. This means Cardston will now move on to the South Final against the winner of the other South Semi-final, either the Cochrane Cobras or the Brooks Buffalos who play each other on Saturday, November 11 at 2:30 p.m. in Brooks.

Other central Alberta high school football teams in provincial playoff action today include the Hunting Hills Lightning from Red Deer. They are in Tier 2 and competing in a South Semi-final game against the St. Mary’s Saints at Stampeder Field at Shouldice Park in Calgary. Kick-off is 4:15 p.m.

In Tier 4, the Stettler Wildcats will play in a North Semi-final game against the Hillside Cougars at Larry Wilson Field in Stettler. Kick-off is 1:00 p.m.

While in 6-Man provincial playoff action, the Rimbey Spartans face the Holy Redeemer Rebels at MEGlobal Athletic Park in Lacombe starting at 4:00 p.m.

Hunting Hills Lightning football team advances to Tier 2 South final

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