Mosquito Gaels claim first spring football win
BY SEAN BRAY Sports Editor Glengarry’s mosquito Gaels football team shook the proverbial monkey off its back last Sunday, scoring win number one of the season, with a 40-18 effort over the Cornwall #2 Wildcats.
The visitors got on the scoreboard early, after which Glengarry’s defence took control, and the offence kicked into gear too.
Ben Jackman, quarterback, was an offensive force carrying the ball, racking up big yardage, as he notched four touchdowns and a pair of one-point converts (runs at this level).
Nacky Beauséjour-Shareck was a beast on defence and offence, the latter of which saw him record a trio of majors and a conversion.
With the win, the Gaels improve to 1-4 on the season.
Coach Ian Parent praised his players following the triumph, saying in a Facebook post, “You followed the play calls on both D and O, and you gave it your all.”
He added that he was decidedly proud of their “monster attitude.”
Other results from last week
Glengarry’s other two teams seeing action.
The tykes dropped a 36-24 decision, with Connor Hamelin accounting for all of the Gaels scoring.
The peewees lost 72-12. Cameron Belisle had both Glengarry TDs.
On May 30, the peewees played in Cornwall, falling 18-6, as Mikael Bigras scored for Glengarry off a pick six.
Also in Cornwall, the mosquitos were humbled 62-6, with Jackman getting the lone Gaels score.
In Alexandria on May 30, the bantam Gaels prevailed 34-0.
Coach Brian Dunham notes the success was in part the result of Glengarry taking advantage of a couple of Cornwall miscues., adding that heat was also a factor, as players on both sides were gassed by the second half.
Nathan Sauve had four touchdowns in the first half. Logan Keurentjes also had a major, and Tristan Parent caught a twopoint convert.
Tonight, June 6, the Gaels tyke and peewee teams will be in action on the gridiron at GDHS, starting at 6 p.m.
On Sunday in Alexandria, the tykes and bantams will play, while the mosquitos will be in Cornwall
GRIDIRON GANG: the play. Mosquito Gaels Kingston Savenco (#51) and Elliot Keenan tag team a Cornwall ball carrier, as Glengarry teammate Ben Parent prepares to support
Eastern Regionals, good for the silver medal. Julia Richard, from Char-Lan, placed second in the senior girls triple jump with a personal best of 11.17 m to qualify for OFSAA. GDHS’ Kady Jeaurond snagged a pair of silvers at East Regionals,