The Batavia Youth Football organization sends three teams to the Super Bowl

December 6th, 2012    Author: Administrator    Filed Under: Sports

The 8-year-old Bulldogs take the field for the Super Bowl. From left, Isaiah Lewis (2), Ty Shepherd (97), Mason Weisbrodt (7) and Carter Koeler (19).

By Chris Chaney
Sun staff

The Batavia Youth Football program has just completed a historic season during which three of the organization’s six teams played in the Clermont County Youth Football League Super Bowl at Goshen High School.

The 8-year-old team, coached by Luke Berger finished undefeated at 8-0 and took home a Super Bowl victory, advancing through the playoffs as a No. 1 seed. They defeated the No. 2-seeded Blanchester team 20-0, capping off a perfect defensive season in which they gave up zero points to their opponents.

The 9-year-old team, coached by Steve Scaggs went 7-1 on the season, culminated by their 26-20 defeat of Blanchester in the Super Bowl. Like the 8-year-old team, both Batavia and Blanchester were No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the playoffs, respectively.

The 11- and 12-year old team, coached by Bill Albright finished their final season in the Batavia Football League by going 6-2 and appearing in their first Super Bowl, but fell to Amelia, 24-14. The team defeated the two most recent champions, Bethel and Blanchester to advance to the Super Bowl.

The BYF’s other three teams also enjoyed their seasons with the 5- and 6-year old team finishing at 3-5, making the playoffs as a No. 6 seed; the 7-year-old team, coached by Rob Maham went 1-7 and the 10-year-old team, coached by Rusty Beatty went 0-8.

Congratulations to the entire Batavia Youth Football organization on completing a successful season.

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