Jr. Mustangs Enjoy Perfect Weekend
London Jr. Mustangs FootballGreg Bowman
The London Jr. Mustangs enjoyed another perfect week, with their teams playing all over the city and province this past weekend!
The Atom Jr. Mustangs continued their hot season, beating the Hamilton Jr. Tiger-Cats on the road 59-28. London is now 6-0 on the season, and has scored over 40 points in four of their six games this season. They have also only given up 41 total points the entire year. They will enjoy the top seed heading into the OFL playoffs with the only 6-0 record
The 9v9 Jr. Mustangs were able to pick up their third win of the season with a 40-0 victory over the Clarington Knights. London is now 3-3 on the summer, finishing the regular season in a playoff spot.
The 12v12 peewee Jr. Mustangs capped off a perfect season on Saturday with a 62-8 win over the Cambridge Lions. At 6-0, the Jr. Mustangs finish the regular season with three shutouts, only giving up 38 total points all year while scoring at least 38 points of their own in every single game. They finish atop their standings heading into playoffs.
The bantam Jr. Mustangs moved to 3-1 on the season after a 41-8 win over the Vaughan Rebels on Saturday at TD Stadium. London scored 34 points in the first half, where they did a majority of their damage. DJ Fonti threw for 148 yards and three touchdowns as quarterback, while Tyrell Campbell led things with an 88-yard opening kickoff return that found the endzone.
Their next game will be at Niagara on Saturday.
The JV Jr. Mustangs stayed perfect, improving to 6-0 on the season with a 35-14 win over the Kingston Jr. Gaels on Saturday. Mack Baker had two rushing and a passing touchdown, while Quinton Herlick picked up 228 yards and a TD on the ground. Their next game will be at Niagara on Saturday afternoon.
The Senior Varsity team were able to rebound after suffering their first loss in three years with a 24-14 win over the Kingston Jr. Gaels. After a slow first half, the Mustangs got some separation in the second half, collecting a couple of turnovers and adding some more points. Mohsen Jamal had the highlight of the game, returning a missed field goal 120 yards the other way for a touchdown - a play that changed the complexion of the game. London is now 5-1 on the year, and will prepare for the Niagara Spears on Saturday.
Photography by Nav Mohan