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Hounds win opener

by Sports Section - Monday, September 15, 2008

This article is courtesy of Telegraph-Journal

SAINT JOHN - High school football games meant something Friday for teams in the South Western Conference as the New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletic Association season finally got underway.

In Saint John, Greyhounds backup quarterback Dallas Ballard stepped into the starting role and fired five touchdown passes as Saint John downed Harbour View 49-8 Friday.

Ballard connected with receiver Chris Tilley for three majors - 23, 30 and three yards - as well as a pair of strikes to Cassian Ferallatte for 45 and 28 yards.

Matt Doucet and Caleb Jones, who didn't start at quarterback because of an injury to his hand, still was able to run for an eight-yard score.

Dan Duplessis kicked six converts.

Blake Nice hit Brett Saunders for Harbour View's score.

Dan Duplessis kicked six conversions.

Meanwhile, Simonds opened the season with a 12-10 victory over the Rothesay Red Hawks.

Dalton Globe on a rushing touchdown and Corey Cyr 50-yard pass from Globe took care of the Simonds offence.

Globe ran for 130 yards and threw for more than 100 while Cyr caught five passes for 107 yards.

Alex Blain, with a touchdown and Chris Brooks, with a field goal, scored for Rothesay.

Today, Hampton travels to Fredericton, Sussex journeys to Leo Hayes and Kennebecasis Valley makes the trek to Oromocto.

All games start at 1 p.m.

In other action from the Eastern Conference Friday, it was Bernice MacNaughton 53, Harrison Trimble 6 and Moncton High 43 Mathieu-Martin 0.

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