Westshore Rebels’ Khaliel James (21) runs the ball against the Kamloops Broncos at Westhills Stadium. James scored the first of four touchdowns in the 34-20 Rebels’ win. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Westshore Rebels beat Broncos in a four-point game in Langford

Winner takes all after previous game postponed due to poor air quality

The Westshore Rebels beat the Kamloops Broncos 34-20 in their game over the weekend.

The Rebels (2-2-1) and Broncos (0-4) played a four-point game, after their game on Aug. 18 was rescheduled due to poor air quality from forest fires.

READ MORE: Westshore Rebels game postponed due to poor air quality conditions

Rebels’ running back Khaliel James scored a touchdown, helping the Rebels to a 7-0 start in the game. Kicker Kyle Clarke scored a field goal to put the team up 10-0 in the first quarter.

The Broncos answered back with their own touchdown to end the first.

Cody Holmes, Rebels’ wide receiver, scored the second touchdown of the game. Holmes was back after serving his one-game suspension after he was involved in a brawl against the Vancouver Island Raiders at the end of August. Receiver Nathan Falito caught a pass for another touchdown, giving them a 24-7 lead at halftime.

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Rebels’ receiver Kaine Stevenson scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter, putting the Rebels up 31-12. Clarke scored the final points of the game for the Rebels with a field goal.

Next up for the Rebels are the Langley Rams at Westhills Stadium this Saturday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. The Rebels beat the Rams in their first game of the season 19-16.


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