The B.C. high school all-stars wait to take to the field for the first BCSSFA all-star game at B.C. Place Stadium. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca 2019. All Rights Reserved)
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B.C. High School Football All-Star Game 2019: East wins low-scoring affair over West with TDs from Chomolok, Martens, Blake

It wasn’t a game filled with offensive fireworks, but the first B.C. Secondary Schools Football Association all-star game proved a fine farewell for many of the province’s top seniors Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium.

In a low-scoring affair, the East scored the first three touchdowns of the game en route to a 20-6 win over the West.

Ballenas Whalers’ quarterback Ben Chomolok opened the scoring on a short draw play.

Ty Martens, the quarterback at Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman, added a major off a two-yard run for a 14-0 halftime run.

In the second half, Rutland running back Jhavoun Blake made it 20-0 with a six-yard run.

The West prevented being shut out of the proceedings when Kelowna Owls’ quarterback Nate Beauchemin scored off a one-yard keeper in final three minutes of play.

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