D8 CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP: Two championships decided by one point each


WATERLOO REGION (November 8, 2021) – Friday’s junior and senior championship football games turned into thrilling affairs as St. Benedict’s captured both titles by a single point, 

The Saints were matched up against favoured Resurrection in the senior championship. They entered the half down 7-0 on a wide open touchdown reception by Resurrection’s Damian Plauszta. 

In the second half, quarterback Ethan Eveleigh connected with Mason Holman twice taking a 14-7 lead. 

Resurrection answered with a touchdown throw from Cole Henry to Nick Pho in the dying minutes of the game. The Saints were able to block the extra point attempt solidifying the 14-13 win. 

In the junior final St. Benedict’s was able to edge past the St. Mary’s Eagles 19-18 to earn their first ever junior District 8 football title.