2002-10-05 / Sports

Far Rockaway Ravens

Fly Off To A Winning Start
By Elio Velez

Fly Off To A Winning Start
By Elio Velez

The Far Rockaway Ravens are a young new football team playing at Bayswater Park that has had quick success on the field.

Last weekend, the Rockaway Raven 11-12 year old peewee team sure found the end zone in a 28-14 victory over Ridgewood. Trell Tripp was the star for the Ravens as he scored three touchdowns. Tripp had help from teammates Dequan Dickerson and Rashawn Morris, who scored a touchdown and a 2-point conversion.

The Rockaway Raven Junior 9-10 year old peewee team also pulled out a victory with an 18-14 win. Corney Lawrence scored on a 65 yard run for a touchdown. Ollie Robinson scored on a 58-yard run to the outside and Shamel Padgett scored a tough 45-yard run through the middle and broke tackles to find his way to the end zone.

The junior peewee Ravens will be back at Bayswater Park on Sunday, October 6 at 10 a.m. to take on the Brooklyn Skyhawks. For more information on schedules, log onto http://www.warnerfootball.com/

The Ravens have at least 50 players on the football teams and 50 cheerleaders now on the team. Coach Tim Graves and other coaches help the teams prepare for the weekend games. For information about how kids can join the football Ravens and other information, call Tim Graves at 718-327-9208.

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