Crusaders trio honoured

High school football players from three teams receive year-end awards

Three members of the Holy Cross Crusaders were honoured by the BC High School Football Association, which announced its annual award winners on Dec. 1.

Quarterback Patrick Shoemay of the Holy Cross Crusaders was the Senior AA Offensive Most Valuable Player. Shoemay completed 82 of 166 pass attempts for 1,360 yards in 10 games played. Fourteen pass completions were for touchdowns. He also rushed for 402 yards and 11 touchdowns on 47 carries.

The Crusaders were 4-1 (win-loss) in the Southern Conference of the Senior AA league, and were eliminated in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs after a 33-27 lss to the G.W. Graham Grizzlies.

Marcus Browne was an all-star at defensive back, while Crusaders linebacker Cole Barron was one of two players selected as Grade 11’s of the Year. Browne had 34 tackles and five interceptions, while Barron was the team leaders in tackles with 96.

In the Senior AAA category, Masaki Kawanami of the Seaquam Seahawks and Colton Zayshley of the Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers were named to the all-star team as defensive backs.

Kaweanami led the Seahawks with 90 tackles, two fumble recoveries and an interception in seven games played, while Zayshley had 47 tackles, a fumble recovery and one interception.

Seaquam was third in the Pacific Division with a 4-1 record, while the Panthers were sixth in the Eastern Division at 2-4. Both teams missed the playoffs.

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