Junior Bearcats undefeated in YMCA football

BURLINGAME—This fall the third and fourth grade Burlingame Bearcat football team competed in the Topeka YMCA tackle football league. The team completed a 7-0 regular season competing against the Osage Indians, Rossville Dawgs, Seamen Vikings and Wabaunsee Stallions.

In their first playoff game on Oct. 23, they defeated the Seamen Vikings 13-0 to advance to the championship on Oct. 30 at the Hunt Family Foundation Youth Football Field at Arrowhead in Kansas City. They then defeated the Wabaunsee Stallions 6-0 to capture the league championship.

The Bearcats finished the season with a perfect 9-0 with six shutouts and an average game score of 19-3, only giving up four total touchdowns the entire season.

Burlingame Recreation and the Kevin Masters Memorial Golf Tournament provided equipment for the team.

Burlingame Bearcat third and fourth grade football team includes, from left, front row, Jaron Palmer, Hunter Tenbrink, Mason Zirkle, Dane Winters, Brock Moon, Timmy Roberts, Alexander Preston and Saegen Preston; middle row, Trevir Hinck, Drake Skirvin, Porter Deters, Tage Skocny, Devin Jones, Conner Hoelting, Jackson Palmer and JD Tyson; back row, Steve Skocny, Creighton Winters, Austin Masters and Jason Tyson.

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