Offensive Player of the Week – Quarterback – #15 Hunter Lake – Westshore Rebels
Sept 17,2014(ISN) – The Westshore Rebels fell just short in Week 8, but saw an outstanding performance from quarterback Hunter Lake who did all he could with his arm and his legs. Lake used his arm and completed 21 of 41 for 381 yards and threw a touchdown pass. His legs carried him 10 times for 115 yards. This is the second time this season Lake has been named the “BC Lions Offensive Player of the Week.”
Defensive Player of the Week – Defensive Lineman – #55 Zak Ironstand – Okanagan Sun
The Okanagan Sun defense played extremely well holding the VI Raiders to just seven points. The Sun recorded seven sacks, led by the “BC Lions Defensive Player of the Week” Zak Ironstand. The veteran recorded two and a half sacks, two solo tackles, assisted on two and recovered a fumble. It’s the second consecutive week a Sun defender has won this award.
Special Teams Player of the Week – Kicker – #30 Steve Thomas – Langley Rams
The “BC Lions Special Teams Player of the Week” is Langley Rams kicker Steve Thomas. He was a perfect 3-3 in field goals (17,32,37), hitting the 31st of his career and setting a new Rams single season record. He was also 5-5 in coverts, recorded three punts averaging 42.6 yards and six kick-offs averaging 57.3 yards. This is the third time this season alone Thomas has won this weekly award.
This weekend is the BCFC’s Minor Football Week as all home games will show support to the grass roots community football associations in various ways. On Saturday the VI Raiders (3-4) visit the Langley Rams (5-2), the Okanagan Sun (6-1) host the Westshore Rebels (2-5) and the Kamloops Broncos (5-2) welcome the Valley Huskers.