Touchdown Happy Legionnaires Win Pee Wee Title
The Legionnaires Pee Wee football team blazed through the regular season and won the Brooklyn Hurricanes Pee-Wee Division Championship (ages 10-12) over the Giants, 32-6, on Sunday, November 23 at the Aviator Sports Complex.
Running back Dennis Barnes (#1) from Belle Harbor scored two touchdowns in the first half. QB John Strehle (#9) of Belle Harbor threw a 60 yard touchdown pass and ran for three 2-point conversions. TE-Kevin Crockett (#7) of Breezy Point completed the season by catching a pass in every game. Crockett scored the final two-point conversion by catching a half-back option pass from Barnes.
Runningback Rob Desin (#20) ran for a 60 yard touchdown score. RB Billy Murdoch (#12) caught Stehle's pass for the score. Seven of the 17 kids are from Rockaway and Breezy Point. Three of the five coaches are from those areas as well.