Mariners edge Falcons in touch football play

Chris Quigley cquigley@thewesternstar.com
Published on October 5, 2015
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Veitch Wellness Centre Golden Gophers’ Michael Hynes, right, deflects the ball away from the waiting arms of Winmar Raiders’ Colin Dunphy during Corner Brook Coors Light Touch Football League play at the Wellington Street Sports Complex Sunday. The Gophers won 12-8.

Harry Patterson threw one touchdown and a one-point convert pass on Sunday to lead Marine Lounge to an 8-6 decision over the Falcons in Corner Brook Coors Light Touch Football League action at Wellington Street Sports Complex.

Patterson was picked off once in the win.

David Alexander had the touchdown reception, while Steve Perry caught the one-point play.

Adam Anderson kicked a one-point rogue in the second half for the victors.

Falcons quarterback Josh Skinner used his legs to pick up the lone touchdown in the losing cause.

Drew Nadon came away with the pick on defence for the Falcons, while Miguel Jones provided relentless pressure on the pass rush, recording three sacks.

In the day’s other game, the Veitch Wellness Centre Golden Gophers downed the Winmar Raiders 12-8.

No statistics were available for the game at press time.