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Team (2009)


Canadian Junior Football Champions

2003 Saskatoon HilltopsThe Saskatoon Hilltops achieved an undefeated season in 2003, becoming the fourth team in Canadian junior football history to win a third consecutive national championship.

They went through the Prairie Football Conference with eight straight wins; beat Edmonton Wildcats, 52-28, in the league semifinal and Edmonton Huskies, 43-31, in the final.

They faced St. Leonard, Quebec, Cougars in the national semifinal, winning 35-20, thanks to touchdowns by Mike Sydoruk and Chad Nunweiler during the stretch run.

They were matched against Victoria Rebels in the Canadian Bowl at Chilliwack, winning handily, 59-0. With the overwhelming win, they set Canadian Bowl records for most points, with 59, and most touchdowns, with eight. Bret Thompson was voted the game's most valuable player offensively and Tyler Baier was voted the game's MVP defensively.

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