Wolverines aiming for 2nd championship

Treveen Stewart makes the interception for Wolverines. (Photos by Jordan Rankine)

The FLOW 2016 Cayman Islands Flag Football Premier League completed Week 11 of games this past weekend.

On Saturday September 3, 2016 Anytime Fitness Wolverines and Guinness Lady Sharks took to the field. Coming from a one-week bye week, Anytime Fitness Wolverines came to show why they are currently the reigning champions.

The team did not have the better offensive and defensive game. However, like every game, their perseverance allowed them to get the “W”. QB Antionette Thompson-Lewis found receivers Renee Thompson, Keisha Solomon and Petulia Hayles. On defense Thompson-Lewis got a sack and Treveen Stewart and Renee Thompson both got an interception. Thompson ran one in for a touchdown. Lady Sharks QB Anna Nyaundi completed most of her passes by finding receivers like Scimone Chin, Simone Myles and Lilia Connolly. On defense Jordyn Williams, Tiffany Ebanks and Lilia Connolly got sacks. The game ended with a 6-0 score in favor of Wolverines.

Brendon Malice makes the tackle.

Brendon Malice makes the tackle.

The next game of the day was Burger King Panthers vs Island Heritage Predators.  Panthers struggled on offense not

being able to put a score on the board but they made up for it on defense. Brendon Malice, and Jeff Wight made multiple tackles and Ed Pellot-Rosa and Paul Chin received an interception.  IH Predators receivers Cueme Parker, Avery Ebanks and Oliver Parker were the main receivers. Cueme Parker scored two touchdowns and Roy Forbes kicked for 2 extra points giving IH Predators the lead with 14 points.  On defense, Smarnell Thomas made game changing tackles. The game ended in a 14-0 score.

At 2:30 p.m. Maples Lynx went up against IMS Killa Bzz. Both teams had a strong defense as they both tried to stop the next team from scoring. Lynx QB Anya Edun found receivers Camille Solomon and Sophia Dilbert in the end zone for touchdowns and Vania Cornwell kicked for a field goal and an extra point. On defense Yasmin James and Sophia Dilbert received interceptions and multiple tackles.  IMS Killa Bzz QB Ellen Rolle struggled to find receivers on offense but defensive players like Monique Roberts, latoya Cover and Beth Ebanks made multiple tackles. The score was 16-0 to Maples Lynx.

The other men’s game of the day was Maples vs Maples Knights. The Maples QB role was shared between Jonathan Whittaker and David Taylor. Taylor found Larue Nixon on offense for a touchdown but the team was unable make a conversion. On defense, Elroy Allen received multiple tackles. Maples Knights QB Richard Campbell was unable to complete some of his passes but he found receiver Jordan Cacho for a touchdown. Campbell kicked for an extra point conversion. Sonny Powell made tackles and Seware Kangulu got multiple sacks. The close game ended with a 6-7 score in favor of Maples Knights.

Larue Nixon

Larue Nixon

On Monday September 5, 2016 there was only one game at the Annex. Kensington Hellcats played PWC. Hellcats QB Jacob Ebanks found receivers like Perry Levy and Kevin Maxwell in the end zone for touchdowns. PWC as usual played determination but they failed to put a score on the board. Hellcats won the game with a score of 27-0.

Week 12 games of the 2016 FLOW Cayman Islands Flag Football Premier League kick off on Saturday September 10, 2016 at the Ed Bush Play field at 1:30 p.m.

(Submitted by CIFFA)

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