July 29, 2018
DAY 1 RECAP: 2018 Under-16 Western Flag Championships
Football Canada – British Columbia undefeated in Male Division. Saskatchewan gets three wins in Female Division
Regina, SK (July 29, 2018) – The 2018 Under-16 Western Flag Championships kicked off on Saturday in Regina, Saskatchewan with games in two divisions.
In the Male Division, British Columbia won all their games on Saturday to remain undefeated. The team earned a 43-0 shutout victory over Saskatchewan, got past Manitoba 35-25 and crushed Alberta 54-6.
Manitoba defeated Alberta 33-21 and squeezed past Saskatchewan 32-27. Saskatchewan got past Alberta 26-21.
British Columbia is in first place with a 3-0 record, while Manitoba is ranked second with a 2-1 mark, Saskatchewan has a 1-2 record and Alberta has an 0-3 mark.
Action resumes Sunday with British Columbia battling Manitoba at 9:00am CST and Saskatchewan tangling with Alberta at 10:00am. The medal games will be in the afternoon.
As for the Female Division, Saskatchewan defeated Team West Black 20-12 and Team West White twice (26-14, 25-6). Team West Black tied twice with Team West White (13-13, 12-12) and defeated Saskatchewan 12-6.
Saskatchewan is in first place, while Team West Black is second and Team West White is ranked third.
On Sunday, Team West Black and Team West White will square off at 10:00 am. The medal round is scheduled to go in the afternoon.
For more information about the event, please visit www.footballcanada.com.
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Established in 1884, Football Canada is the national governing body of amateur football in Canada and a proud member of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF). Working closely with the provincial football associations, we develop programs and resources for players, coaches, officials in the three disciplines of Tackle, Flag and Touch Football. Football Canada’s vision statement is “from playground to stadium” where players can participate in the game of football throughout a lifetime recreationally, competitively and internationally.