OVFL Wildcats honour leaders
The OVFL Cornwall Wildcats football team recently held its season-concluding awards banquet, looking back on the summer campaign and recognizing the team’s top performers.
The county’s own Cameron Howes, a graduate of GDHS in Alexandria, was honoured as the Wildcats’ most valuable defensive player.
Howes is off to begin his studies in Kingston this month, at Queen’s University.
He tells that in addition to his studies, he will be working out regularly, aiming to try out for the varsity football team when space on the roster opens up in November, at the conclusion of the
WIND UP: John Wensink takes a hearty swing in this undated photo of the Maxville native in NHL action. 2017 U-Sports season.
Other Wildcats players to receive special recognition included Vincent Deschenes (coaches’ award), Matt Longchamps (special teams MVP), Yannick Lafrance (defensive rookie of the year), Alex Galarneau (most improved player), Morgan Kane (offensive line MVP), Riley Hildebrandt (defensive line MVP), Jordan Lalonde (offensive rookie of the year), Dante Mitchell (offensive MVP), and Braden Clarke (team MVP).
The Ontario Varsity Football League is a province-wide spring league of 11 teams.
Our local entry, the Cornwall Wildcats, play their home games at Joe St. Denis Field, in the Seaway City. –