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Two youth football leagues crown champions

Gulf Coast Youth Super Bowl results

The Gulf Coast Youth Football Conference hosted its first Super Bowl on Nov. 20 at the Otis Andrews Sports Complex in Plant City, home of the Dolphins.

In the Flyweight Division (ages 5 to 7), the East Bay Buccaneers defeated the Dolphins 7-6 in an exciting defensive game.

In the Super Midgets Division (7 to 8), the East Bay Buccaneers defeated the Brandon Bears 7-0.

In the Midget Division (9 to 10), the Plant City Dolphins defeated the Wesley Chapel Cowboys 32-14. Plant City came back from a 14-point deficit to take the win.

Also, in the Junior Varsity Division (11 to 12), the Plant City Dolphins defeated the Lakeland Eagles 26-0.

And in the Varsity Division (13 to 14), the Brandon Bears defeated the East Bay Buccaneers 22-14 in an exciting final game of the day.

Florida Youth Football crowns its champions

The Florida Youth Football and Cheerleading Association capped off its 2010 season with a six-game Super Bowl in Lakeland.

In the Mighty Mite Division (ages 4 to 6), the Brandon Lions knocked off the Pinecrest Pilots 24-12.

The Dover Patriots took the title in the Pee-Wee Division (7 to 8) with a 7-0 win over Pinecrest.

In the Midget Division (9 to 10), Turkey Creek shut out the Patriots 21-0.

The Patriots, however, won the Super Midget Division (11 to 12) with a 16-0 victory over the Brandon Cowboys.

In the day's highest-scoring game, Turkey Creek downed Pinecrest 30-23 to win the Junior Varsity Division (13 to 14).

In the Varsity Division, Turkey Creek earned a last-minute 24-18 victory over the Brandon Cowboys.

Brandon swimmers reach state meets

Nine swimmers from the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center's Blue Wave Swim Team have qualified for this season's FHSAA state swim meets.

• Barbara Caraballo, 14, Newsome High School

• Clare Fleming, 14, Academy of the Holy Names

• Louis Go, 17, Hillsborough High School

• Jon Hofrichter, 16, Durant High School

• Karissa Kostecki, 15, Newsome High School

• Sarah Neely, 15, Newsome High School

• Megan Sinning, 16, Newsome High School

• Amy Taylor, 16, Newsome High School

• Lymaris Velez, 15, Lakeland Christian

Two youth football leagues crown champions 11/25/10 [Last modified: Thursday, November 25, 2010 3:30am]
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