(WINDSOR, ON) – The 2015 Ontario Football Conference was held in Windsor Sunday afternoon, before an assembled crowd of over 1,000 standing room only spectators. The home-town fans weren’t disappointed as the AKO Fratmen sent the Ottawa Sooners packing by a score of 21-11, for their 3rd title in a row.
The 1st half was marked as a defensive affair as neither team could generate much offense until the Fratmen struck for a late major when Cody McCann scored on a second-effort 2-yard run.
Ottawa actually out-played AKO in most aspects than scoring. The Sooners netted 348 total yards while the Fratmen fell short at 250.
However, Ottawa’s QB Nick Gorgichuck was a dismal 16-for-46 in passing for 197 yards with 1 TD and 2 picks, including a game ending interception on a Hail Mary in the Fratmen end zone. Austin Lumley, though, completed at a 44% rate, going 12-for-27 for 162 yards and 1 TD.
The Sooners Achilles Heel was the penalty situation. Ottawa was assessed 14 penalties for 114 yards while AKO were comparative saints, flagged just 5 times for 55 yards.
The Fratmen led at the end of the 1st half 14-3, but 8 of the points came from the foot of the championship game MVP Clark Green.
Ottawa came within 3 points in the 2nd half after a major score and 2-point conversion. But, AKO struck early in the 4th quarter when Lumey hit Llevi Noel in the Sooners end zone to put the game all but out of reach.
With the win, AKO finished the season a perfect 10-0 and extended their OFC winning streak to 19 games. The last time the Fratmen won three straight titles was from 1996 through 1999.