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LCRD flag football championships
The Champion Panthers: Gary Guy, coach and team members are Elijah Bowen, Gabriel Bowen, ShaQueze Drayton, Cody Griffiths, Jyaunti Haggray, Eddie Holsey, Justin Kendrick, Jamel Robinson, Jerel Smith, Tre’von Smith Jayson Tapley and Antoine Graham. - photo by Submitted / Coastal Courier

The Liberty County Recreation Department flag football championship trophy was awarded to the Panthers, while the second-place trophy was awarded to the Yellow Jackets.

Here's a complete look at the Liberty County Recreation Department flag football scoreboard:
Oct. 29
Eagles 0, Seminoles 24

Jalen Smith scored six on a 13-yard run in the first quarter. Trayon Harris had a nine-yard and two-yard run for touchdowns in the second quarter making it 18-0.
Andre Burnett finished it off with an eight-yard run in the fourth ending the game 24-0.

Hurricanes 13,
Yellow Jackets 19

Mark Witson put the first points on the scoreboard for the Yellow Jackets with a 50-yard run and Jeremiah Purnell ran in the point after attempt for a 7-0 lead in the second quarter of play. Witson came back in the third quarter with a 10-yard run for another six points on the board making it 13-0 for the Yellow Jackets. Tobias Hurley rallied the Hurricanes with a 10-yard run for the Hurricanes’ first score in the third quarter. But Witson returned the favor with a nine-yard run once again giving the Yellow Jackets a 19-6 lead. Hurley came back with a 40-yard run and the point after attempt for the hurricanes but it was still short of the victory and the Yellow Jackets held on to win 19-13.

Oct. 30.
Tigers 0, Panthers 22

The Panther dominated the entire game, shutting out the Tigers. Gabriel Bowen scored first with a 12-yard run.   Eddie Holsey ran in the point after attempt making it 7-0. The Panthers then scored a safety and by the end of the first quarter the game was 9-0. The Tigers’ defense held the Panthers scoreless in the   third quarter. But Holsey scored twice in the next series on a 15-yard and 45-yard run making it 21-0. Jerel Smith closed the game with the run for the point after attempt making it 22-0.

Gators 26, Bulldogs 20
Both teams were scoreless in the first quarter but Davion Mitchell opened the second quarter with a 40-yard run. Isaiah Quarterman ran in the point after making it 7-0 in favor of the Gators. Mitchell came back with a 6-yard interception return followed by a point after attempt by Rackwan Johnson, making it 14-0. Antonio Ramos scored for the Bulldogs with a 14-yard run and the two-point conversion making it 8-14. Jaylen Hayden added six more for the Bulldogs with a 14-yard run in the third quarter for a 14-14 tie. Mitchell added six for the Gators with another 14-yard run. But Hayden immediately followed with a 7-yard run tying the score 20-20 and sending the game into overtime. Mitchell ran in for 17 yards, winning the game for the Gators 26-20.

Nov. 1.
Yellow Jackets 12,
Seminoles 6

Witson scored first for the Yellow Jackets with a four-yard run but Trayon Harris answered with a 12-yard run making it 6-6 in the second quarter. Neither team made the end zone in the third quarter. In the fourth quarter, Kane Young through a 17-yard pass to Jeremiah Prunell for a touchdown and final score of 12-6.

Gators 6, Panthers 19
Gabriel Bowen put the first seven points on the board for the Panthers. The Gators quickly followed with an 18-yard run by Davion Mitchell in the second quarter. Eddie Holsey ran in from three yards to put the Panthers ahead 13-6. In the fourth quarter Bowen scored to end the game 19-6.

Championship game
Nov. 6.
Yellow Jackets 6,
Panthers 12

In a battle for the championship title the Yellow Jackets and Panthers battled it out in a low scoring game. The Yellow Jackets jumped on top first with Jordan Gilliard connecting on a 10-yard pass to Jeremiah Purnell and a 6 to 0 lead. The game then remained scoreless until the fourth quarter where Gabriel Bowen brought in a 16-yard run tying the score 6-6. Eddie Holsey sealed the game for the Panthers with a four-yard run.

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