Hurricanes score double win in post victory honours


ofcThe Hamilton Hurricanes took two of the three Ontario Football Conference Players of the Week honours.

The Outstanding Offensive Player of the Week is running back Troy Croonen.

Croonen earned the recognition for his outstanding play in the ’Canes’ 24-3 victory over the visiting Brampton Bears in the junior division contest. The 5-11, 170-pounder had 12 touches for 178 total yards. Included were nine rushes for 80 yards and a touchdown, His longest carry was 19 yards. He caught three passes for 98 yards and another TD. His longest pass and run went for 62 yards.

Capturing the Outstanding Special Teams Player of the Week is kicker Julian Hooker.

The 5-10, 205-pounder kicker claimed the special teams award after his three conversion attempts as well as booting a 32-yard field goal. His six punts for 184 yards and five kick offs for another 253 yards kept the Bears away from the Hamilton goal line.

The Outstanding Defensive Player of the Week honour went to Yann Jourdain, a defensive back with the St. Leonard Cougars.

Jourdain collected the honour for his outstanding play in the Cougars’ 37-15 home field victory over the Windsor AKO Fratmen. The 5-11, 185-pounder’s 19 defensive points included three solo tackles, one assisted tackle, a blocked kick and two interceptions he returned for a total of 27 yards.