Vavra and Kurtz win national title

Ethan Kurtz and Rhett Vavra SUBMITTED PHOTO

Swift Current’s Rhett Vavra (receiver) and Ethan Kurtz (defensive back) helped Saskatchewan win a second straight Football Canada Cup Championship on Saturday.

The Swift Current Comp. Colts’ stars helped Saskatchewan defeat Quebec 16-9 in the championship game in Kingston, ON.

They had advanced to the final with a 37-0 win over Nova Scotia on Sunday, followed by a 23-15 win over Ontario on Wednesday.

Zach Cloutier will also represent Saskatchewan on the U16 team that will take part in the Western Challenge from July 15-19 in Kamloops, BC. Third seeded Saskatchewan will face second seeded Manitoba on Monday.