SCPRD youth football teams advance to GRPA sectional tournaments
Published 3:20 pm Wednesday, November 21, 2018
By Staff Reports
AMERICUS – The Sumter County Parks and Recreation (SCPRD) youth football all-star teams won the District 3 Tournament and will now advance to the Georgia Parks & Recreation Association (GRPA) sectional tournament.
In the 7-8-year-old Division, the Sumter County All-Stars played their tournament down in Tifton, GA. On Tuesday, November 13, they defeated Mitchell County 27-0. That win advanced them to the District 3 Championship Game against Cordele. Incredibly, they defeated Cordele in eight overtimes by the score of 6-0.
The District 3 Tournament for the 9-10-year-old Division was also played in Tifton, and the Sumter County All-Stars took the District 3 Championship as well. On Tuesday, November 13, Sumter County defeated Cordele 12-0 to advance to the championship game against Tift County. They had no problem with Tift County as they defeated them 24-0 to capture the District 3 title.
Both teams will compete in the GRPA sectional tournament Saturday, December 1, in Tifton. If they both win, they will play in the sectional finals on Sunday, December 2.