A long run came to a disappointing end for the Superior Heights Steelhawks senior football team on Wednesday afternoon at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton.
The Steelhawks fell 30-18 to the Etobicoke Collegiate Institute Rams in the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Northern Bowl Wednesday.
Keegan Dicks had a pair of touchdown catches (58 and 65 yards) for Etobicoke in the second half to help turn a 12-3 deficit at halftime into the victory. Justice Allin, who threw both touchdown passes to Dicks, also ran for a second half touchdown from seven yards out.
Ryan Haigh added a touchdown with 1:18 remaining in the fourth quarter as he returned a fumble two yards to complete the Rams scoring. Danilo Bakoc kicked a 32-yard field goal for Etobicoke in the opening quarter.
Allin finished the day with 105 yards rushing on 20 carries while Dicks caught two passes for 123 yards. Tenzin Tsultrim had six tackles for Etobicoke defensively.
Cooper Laframboise, who finished the day with 173 yards rushing on 25 carries, had touchdown runs of two- and 15-yards while Kristian Shuttleworth caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Noah Grigg to complete the Superior Heights scoring.
Joe Rosso had nine tackles for the Steelhawks.
The Steelhawks went 6-0 in the regular season and won the city title after a 22-20 win over Korah.
The Steelhawks advanced to the Northern Bowl after beating Sudbury’s St. Charles Cardinals 29-7 in the Northern Ontario Secondary School Association (NOSSA) final.
Etobicoke advanced to the Northern Bowl as the Toronto District Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TDSSAA) champions.