Blanchester football wins 7-year-old CCYFL championship


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Lucas Cirivello, 12, of the Blanchester 7-8 year old football team.

Lucas Cirivello, 12, of the Blanchester 7-8 year old football team.


Terrance Krekeler, 56, handing off the ball to Brayden Bahymer, 4.


The Blanchester 7-year-old football team, winners of the Clermont County Youth Football league championship, from left to right, cheerleaders Rylee Griffith, Rachael Curtis, Anabelle McGriff and Abby Thomas; kneeling, Corbin williams, Ryan Myers, Keyton Johnson, Matt Barnes; standing, William Mastin, Kylar Perkins, Chase Mulvihill, Brayden Bahymer, Lucas Cirivello, Jacob Moore and Mason Flemming; fourth row, Elliot Pell, Eli Pell, Cory Kidd, Terrance Krekeler, Ian Hopkins, Angel Torres and Micah Sammons; back row, coaches Scott Myers, Charlie Pell, Shaun Kidd, head coach Josh Krekeler, Nick Hopkins and Jeff Flemming.


The Blanchester Wildcats won the Clermont County Youth Football League 7-year-old championship over Goshen, 30-6.

The championship was the second straight for this team, which won the 5-6 year old title last year by defeating Batavia in the championship game.

The young Wildcats, coached by Josh Krekeler, finished the season 11-1. Goshen is 9-3. Blanchester has been practicing since the late July.

The two teams were tied 6-6 in the first quarter but then Blanchester score 24 unanswered points to claim the 30-6 win.

Aside from the finalists, the CCYFL consists of teams from Western Brown, West Clermont Little Miami Gold, Little Miami Green, Forest Hills, Bethel, Clermont Northeastern, Batavia and New Richmond.

Lucas Cirivello, 12, of the Blanchester 7-8 year old football team.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/11/web1_FB_blanyouth1-1.jpgLucas Cirivello, 12, of the Blanchester 7-8 year old football team.

Terrance Krekeler, 56, handing off the ball to Brayden Bahymer, 4.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/11/web1_FB_blanyouth2-1.jpgTerrance Krekeler, 56, handing off the ball to Brayden Bahymer, 4.

The Blanchester 7-year-old football team, winners of the Clermont County Youth Football league championship, from left to right, cheerleaders Rylee Griffith, Rachael Curtis, Anabelle McGriff and Abby Thomas; kneeling, Corbin williams, Ryan Myers, Keyton Johnson, Matt Barnes; standing, William Mastin, Kylar Perkins, Chase Mulvihill, Brayden Bahymer, Lucas Cirivello, Jacob Moore and Mason Flemming; fourth row, Elliot Pell, Eli Pell, Cory Kidd, Terrance Krekeler, Ian Hopkins, Angel Torres and Micah Sammons; back row, coaches Scott Myers, Charlie Pell, Shaun Kidd, head coach Josh Krekeler, Nick Hopkins and Jeff Flemming.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/11/web1_FB_blanyouth3-1.jpgThe Blanchester 7-year-old football team, winners of the Clermont County Youth Football league championship, from left to right, cheerleaders Rylee Griffith, Rachael Curtis, Anabelle McGriff and Abby Thomas; kneeling, Corbin williams, Ryan Myers, Keyton Johnson, Matt Barnes; standing, William Mastin, Kylar Perkins, Chase Mulvihill, Brayden Bahymer, Lucas Cirivello, Jacob Moore and Mason Flemming; fourth row, Elliot Pell, Eli Pell, Cory Kidd, Terrance Krekeler, Ian Hopkins, Angel Torres and Micah Sammons; back row, coaches Scott Myers, Charlie Pell, Shaun Kidd, head coach Josh Krekeler, Nick Hopkins and Jeff Flemming.

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