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Recreation department teams head to playoffs

Posted: November 11, 2012 - 12:04am

Another fun and exciting year of youth football is winding down for the Columbia County Recreation Department. For three age groups,
that means playoff time.

Each age division’s playoff bracket includes semifinal round play Wednesday at Blanchard Park and will culminate with a big “Day of Championships” on Saturday at Grovetown High School.

Here is a breakdown of each age group.

Bantam Boys (9-year-olds)

Regular season champion – Colts (10-0)

Head coach: Dewayne Lowe

Semifinals: Wednesday 6 p.m. at Blanchard Park

Field 2: Colts (10-0, first-round bye) vs. TBA

Field 3: Chiefs (8-2, first-round bye) vs. TBA

Bantam Boys (10-year-olds)

Regular season champion – Jets (9-1)

Head coach: Joe Gregoire

Semifinals Wednesday 7 p.m. at Blanchard Park

Field 2: Jets (9-1, first- round bye) vs. TBA

Field 3: Bills (8-2, first-round bye) vs. TBA

Old Midget Boys (11-12-year-olds)

Regular season champion – Redskins (7-0)

Head coach: Gary Yates

Semifinals Wednesday 8 p.m. at Blanchard Park

Field 2: TBA

Field 3: TBA

In the 11-12-year-old division there were eight teams, so no team had a bye for round one.

Championship Saturday schedule

All games at Grovetown High School

10 a.m.: 9-year-olds

11:30 a.m.: 10-year-olds

1 p.m.: 11-12-year-olds

Admission to games is free with the donation of a canned good benefiting Columbia County Cares Food Pantry.

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