Fillion runs for 500 yards

The Mission Niners teams played at home Saturday.

The Mission Niners teams played at home Saturday.

The Bantam 9 Mission Niners team tamed the Burnaby Lions Saturday afternoon, 48-13, at Heritage Park Secondary School field.

The Niners’ running game outclassed the Lions defense, with Bryce Fillion sprinting for four touchdowns, and snagging a pass from Wade Carpenter for an additional 75-yard TD, giving Fillion a 500-yard day.

Carpenter also connected with Peter Kulba for touchdowns, while the defense of Zack and Dayton Robertson laid out the Lions offensive players.

Following are the other scores from Saturday’s contests:

• Atom: Mission 34, Meadow Ridge Blue 0.

• PeeWee: Meadow Ridge Blue 12, Mission 6

• Junior bantam: Meadow Ridge 30, Mission 0.