Ewanchyna and Melnyk capture player-of-week awards.
Two members of the regular season champion Saskatoon Hilltops have won Prairie Football Conference players of the week honours.
Running back Josh Ewanchyna won the offensive award for his 100 rushing yards and two key touchdowns in the third quarter during Saturday's 38-28 pennant-clinching win over the Huskies in Edmonton. Saskatoon erased a 14-10 halftime deficit with three rushing touchdowns in the pivotal third quarter to open an insurmountable 31-14 lead. Ewanchyna was instrumental in the team’s 155 yards on the ground during the second half.
Defensive back Luke Melnyk grabbed the defensive award with nine solo tackles, a knockdown and key second-half interception.
The Hilltops host Winnipeg in Sunday's semifinals. Opening kickoff at Saskatoon Minor Football Field is at 1 p.m. The Broadcast on 92.9 THE BULL begins at 12;30.