An offensive explosion emanating from Salmon Arm was heard across the Okanagan and Interior last Friday.
The AA South Kamloops Titans compiled 549 yards of total offence in a 38-6 victory over the AAA Salmon Arm Golds in BC Secondary Schools Football Association action.
Titans’ quarterback Jesse Peters completed 15 of 31 passes for 416 yards and four touchdowns, including two long bombs to Ashton Yamaoka.
Peters, who also scored on a QB sneak, hurled a 52-yard touchdown pass to two-way threat Grayson Peters, who had six tackles, two sacks and two fumble recoveries on defence.
Kurtis Pearson also caught a touchdown pass for the Titans. Marqus Crawford booted five extra points and a 25-yard field goal.
Chase Argue and Jakob Kies combined for 13 tackles and two blocked passes. Jamari Tate had an interception late in the game.
South Kam is toiling this season in the hybrid AA/AAA division, along with AAA Rutland, AAA Mt. Boucherie of Kelowna, AAA Okanagan Mission of Kelowna, AAA Salmon Arm and AA Vernon.
The standings: Rutland (3-0), Vernon (2-0), Mt. Boucherie (1-1), South Kam (1-1), Okanagan Mission (0-2) and Salmon Arm (0-3).
Both AA teams, Vernon and South Kamloops, will advance to the post-season.
They will clash on Friday in Vernon in regular-season play, with the winner claiming first place in the division among AA teams and earning a Round 1 bye in the post-season.