Cougars continue winning

Stettler Cougars travelled to Wetaskiwin on a cold, blustery Saturday, Oct. 10, to face the Wetaskiwin Warriors, beating them 56-0.

No way of stopping them - Cougars again proved that no defense line was able to keep them in check when they won their game in Wetaskiwin. Cougars go into the last regular season game still undefeated.

Mike Roach

Cougars head coach

Stettler Cougars travelled to Wetaskiwin on a cold, blustery Saturday, Oct. 10, to face the Wetaskiwin Warriors, beating them 56-0.

Stettler kicked off to the Warriors and the tough Stettler defense forced a punt. The Cougars got good field position on the return, but fumbled the ball away on a poor exchange between the fullback and the quarterback. Once again, the defense forced a punt. On their second possession, Stettler’s offense got on track. They moved the ball steadily down the field and Mark Forrester scored the first TD of the day. He was unable to convert and Stettler led 6 – 0.

On their next possession, the Warriors were stymied again. The Cougars got the ball back and struck quickly when Braden Nelson sprinted 78 yards for another Stettler TD. Mark Forrester was good on the two-point convert and the Cougars led 14 – 0.

On the ensuing kick off, Tyler Stewart, delivered a crushing blow to the Wetaskiwin receiver and Braden Nelson scooped up the fumble. Three plays later Parker Cassidy had a 29-yard run for a TD. Forrester was able to convert and the Cougars led 22 – 0. The Cougars finished off the first half with Bryce Fisher scoring on a 24 yard run. Forrester was unable to convert and the Cougars led 28 – 0.

On their first possession of the second half, Stettler drove the ball deep into Warrior territory and Braden Nelson scored his second TD of the day. The convert was no good and the Cougars led 34-0. On the next Warrior possession, the defense forced a punt. Tyler Stewart caught the ball cleanly and dashed 65 yards to score another TD. Forrester was good on the two point convert. and Stettler led 42 – 0. Parker Cassidy and Nicholas Baharally each scored a TD in the fourth quarter. Baharally was good on his convert attempt and the final score was 56 – 0 for the Cougars.

Stettler’s offense accumulated 391 yards. Braden Nelson had 174 yards, Morgan Loshny had 71 yards, Parker Cassidy had 50 yards, Bryce Fisher had 45 yards. Mark Forrester and Nicholas Baharally provided the rest of the yardage. Defensively, the Cougars had a great game. The Warriors only got across mid field once and had fewer than a half dozen first downs. Theron Churchill had his best game of the season with five tackles. Micheal Lalonde had six tackles, a QB sack, a fumble recovery, and a pass knockdown. Parker Cassidy had five tackles and a pass knockdown. Ryan Greene and Stephen Zuk also had pass knockdowns.

Stettler’s next game is against the Hunting Hills Lightning in Red Deer on Saturday, Oct. 17. It will be the final game of the regular season for the Cougars.

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