Crushing the Krems

The Prince Albert Whiskey Jacks beat the Saskatoon Krems 17-0 at Max Clunie Field on Thursday night. (Josef Jacobson/Daily Herald)

PA Whiskey Jacks beat Saskatoon Krems 17-0, lead season series 2-0

The Prince Albert Whiskey Jacks are back at .500 after defeating the Saskatoon Krems 17-0 at Max Clunie Field on Thursday night.

It was the team’s second win against the Krems since beating them 45-12 in Saskatoon on June 15. The victory gives PA a 2-2 record on the season.

“Very pleased with the win. I feel as if we left a lot of points out on the field, though. Our discipline let us down at times but we’ll take what we can from it and we’ll move on to the next game,” Whiskey Jacks coach Dominic Elsbury said.

“We played very hard. I think we match up kind of well. They’re a big side. We like to push the ball wide a little bit and put some pace on it and I think that showed today.”

Both teams were deadlocked through much of the first half, with the Whiskey Jacks finally pushing through the Saskatoon defence to score their first try of the match and take a 5-0 lead. The home side would carry that advantage into intermission.

“In the first half we did want to try and work our set piece a little bit and try and grind them down physically and hopefully we were going to be able to cut loose in the second half and that’s actually what happened so we’re very pleased,” Elsbury said.

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