2009-12-04 / Sports

Rockaway Ravens Win Big Apple Championship

In a game truly worthy of the title

super", the Rockaway Ravens All- Amer ican division team emerged victorious over Mount Vernon in the Big Apple Youth Football League Super Bowl.This game had it all… drama, suspense, scoring, defense, penalties, ejections, smiles and tears.

The Ravens was a strong and focused team that brought the prestigious BAYFC trophy back to the peninsula.

It was a back and forth battle be - tween two champions that counterpunched each other with speed and pre cision. The Ravens struck first on their initial drive taking an 8-0 lead. They kept the lead into halftime by a slim margin of 14-13.

In the second half, the Mount Vernon Razorbacks took the lead for the first time, 20-14. The Ravens fought back to tie the game 20-20. Late in the game, Rockaway delivering the knockout blow, scoring the game winning touchdown and winning 28-20.

The Rockaway Ravens organization would like to express their thanks to all of the players, parents, administration and most of all the coaches! Enjoy the moment for how sweet it is. The next challenge for the Rockaway Ravens All-Americans is an appearance in the Nationals competition.

For additional information about the Ravens, contact President Dexter Arch bold at 646-247-0066.

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