In first-round Flea League action, the Patriots edged the Vikings 12-6 to advance to the championship. Jaden Hurd carried the load for the Patriots, rushing for 165 yards and two touchdowns. Tank Washington led the Vikings offensively with 84 yards rushing and scored their TD.
The Saints maintained their unblemished record with a 41-19 victory over the Cowboys to advance to the Flea League Championship. Jabarri Neal scored three TDs, and Ryan Golden, Nicholas Kreighbaum and Shyne Letman each scored for the Saints. Leading the offense for the Cowboys was Kashawn Ferris with 208 yards rushing and three TDs.
The Rams and Colts met in a first-round Mite League playoff, and the Colts came away with a 30-0 victory. De’Ontae Grant scored four TDs, three rushing and one on an interception to lead the way for the Colts. Darnell Frison completed 3 of 4 passes for the Rams.
The Broncos kept a perfect record intact with a 40-0 shutout of the Cardinals in Mite League playoffs. Ni’Jia Battle rushed for 119 yards and two TDs, Jayden Jones scored two TDs, Trey Fossett scored one TD, and Jacoby Davis connected with James Summersett on a 47-yard TD pass.
In the Midget League playoffs, the Packers advanced to the semifinals with a 24-8 win over the Redskins. SirMon McLeod and Michael Prince each had a rushing TD, and Jacquest Lewis threw two TD passes to David Hawk for the Packers. Nathaniel Dantzler rushed for 31 yards and passed for 67 yards, including a TD pass to Luciano Lawrence for the Redskins.
The Chargers also advanced to the semifinals with a 34-0 win over the Lions in the Midget League playoffs. TreVon Jackson had 111 yards rushing and three TDs, and Kanya Nelson and Jordan Anglin each scored a rushing TD for the Chargers.
After defeating the fourth-place Redskins in the first round, the Packers pulled off the biggest upset of the playoffs with a 28-22 victory over the undefeated Falcons to make the championship. SirMon McLeod was, as usual, the Packers’ catalyst, rushing for 85 yards and three TDs.Kaleb Bentley intercepted a pass and returned it 50 yards for a TD. The Falcons were led by Jovani Blas, who rushed for 143 yards and two long TDs. Blas also kicked two PATs. Dashawn Edwards-Ross added 55 yards rushing and one TD for the Falcons.
In the Midget semifinal, the Raiders made a goal-line stand to hold onto a 21-7 halftime lead that held up the rest of the game, as they defeated the Chargers. The Raiders’ duo of Jabari O’Neal and Christopher Dennis shined, O’Neal with
79 yards rushing and a TD and Dennis with 74 yards rushing, a TD and two interceptions. Kaieem Riddick also scored a TD for the Raiders. Tre’Von Jackson rushed for 99 yards and a TD and Jaylin Frasier completed 3 of 6 passes to lead the Chargers.
In semifinal Pee Wee League action, Malik Love rumbled in from 21 yards out and added the PAT to stake the Jets to a 7-0 halftime lead over the 49ers. The lead held until midway through the fourth quarter when Recardo Legette scooped up a Jets fumble and returned it 45 yards for a TD. The Jets held on to a 7-6 lead until Shamar Johnson broke loose on a 41-yard TD run to give the 49ers a 12-7 win.
In other Pee Wee play, the Jaguars posted a 34-0 victory over the Seahawks. Tahshaun Frasier scored three TDs, Davion Houston scored on a 75-yard TD run, and Kordell Grant added a TD.
The Flea and Midget leagues championship games were played at Liberty County High School. In the Flea game, the Saints wrapped up a perfect 8-0 season with a 21-12 win over the Patriots. The Patriots struck first, driving down the field to score on their first possession. However, Ryan Golden went 70 yards on the Saints’ first play for a TD to tie. Jabarri Neal added the PAT to give the Saints a lead they never relinquished. Golden rushed for 137 yards and two TDs, and Neal rushed for 107 and one TD to lead the Saints. Jaden Hurd came up big for the Patriots with 187 yards rushing and two TDs.
The Packers scored early and often as they defeated the Raiders 46-7 to take the Midget League Championship. After finishing in fifth place during the regular season, the Packers caught fire in the playoffs, winning three straight games on their way to the championship. SirMon McLeod scored on an 88-yard run and connected with David Hawk on an 8-yard pass for a TD. Hawk also had a 62-yard rushing TD. Kaleb Bentley rushed for one TD and returned an interception 98 yards for another TD, and Kamarion Melvin added a TD for the Packers. Jabari O’Neal rushed for 127 yards and one TD to lead the Raiders.
The first-place Broncos and the second-place Colts squared off in the Mite League Championship, and the Broncos climaxed an undefeated season with a 25-8 victory. James Summersett had 101 yards rushing, 72 yards receiving and scored three TDs. Jacoby Davis scored on a 60-yard run to lead the Broncos. De’Ontae Grant scored and kicked the PAT to account for all of the Colts’ points.
Defense ruled for three quarters in the Pee Wee League Championship between the Jaguars and 49ers. Neither team scored. Late in the fourth quarter, Tahshaun Frasier darted into the end zone from 13 yards out to break the tie and give the Jaguars a 6-0 lead. Keldon Winn-Young ran for the PAT to close the scoring in a 7-0 Jaguars win. Shamar Johnson rushed for 52 yards to lead the 49ers’ offense.