With two games remaining before the playoffs, the Bellerose Bulldogs are regrouping after back-to-back losses in the division one Carr conference.
Bellerose (2-3) hosts the Jasper Place Rebels (0-5) Friday on Senior Night at 7:30 p.m. at Larry Olexiuk Field and the last game before the metro Edmonton league playoffs is Oct. 18 against the Spruce Grove Panthers (3-2) at 6 p.m. at Fuhr Sports Park.
The Panthers are a potential playoff opponent for Bellerose as six teams qualify for the post-season starting Oct. 25 and the top two have first round byes.
The second loss for Bellerose after winning two in a row was 49-15 against the Salisbury Sabres (5-0) Thursday in Sherwood Park. The halftime score was 21-7.
In week five of the Football Alberta Tier I (1,250-plus students) rankings, Salisbury is No. 2, the defending Carr champion Harry Ainlay Titans (5-0) are No. 5 and the Panthers are No. 10.
Bellerose entered the game following last week’s hard-fought 30-28 setback to the Austin O’Brien Crusaders (4-1) at Foote Field. AOB, ranked seventh in Tier II (750 to 1,249 students) scored the winning points with a 38-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.