With the opening day for youth football being the 24th of August, Teams from all over North Georgia have attended jamborees in the recent weeks to get a few hits in against player from teams they will face in 2018. One of those jamborees was held at Pickens Co. High School on the Saturday the 18th. Players from kindergarten through the age of eleven were there to get in the extra work.
The Mountain Football League will start play on Saturday with teams representing seven counties and eight teams in all age groups. The counties in the MFL are Dawson, Pickens, Gilmer, Fannin, Lumpkin, Union, and Hall with 2 teams(East Hall and Chestatee). These teams will travel to each county through out the season and at the end will finish up with the MFL Superbowl for each age group .
For complete schedules go to mountainfootballleague.org and click on the League Members tab to find the schedule for your team and age group. Best of luck to all teams and to each player involved for a great season.
The Mountain Football League playoffs have finally reached their final destination for 2017: Super Bowl Saturday. This weekend, several of North Georgia’s finest young athletes will meet on the gridiron at Fannin County High School, battling to take home the league’s top honor of Super Bowl Champions.
Here are the results from last weekend’s final round of the playoffs:
6U: Fannin defeated Gilmer 22-0. Will play East Hall in the Super Bowl. East Hall defeated Chestatee 34-0.
7U: Fannin defeated Dawson 32-0. Will play Gilmer in Super Bowl. Gilmer defeated Pickens 46-0.
8U: Union defeated Fannin 20-0. Will play Chestatee in Super Bowl. Chestatee defeated Gilmer 25-19.
9U: Chestatee defeated West Hall 34-8. Will play Pickens in Super Bowl. Pickens defeated Dawson 26-0.
10U: Fannin defeated Gilmer 29-0. Will play Dawson in Super Bowl. Dawson defeated Union 12-0.
11U: Chestatee defeated Fannin 20-7. Will play Gilmer in Super Bowl. Gilmer defeated Dawson 7-6.
Follow us on Twitter @teamfynsports next weekend (or on Facebook) as we will have complete Super Bowl coverage from the sidelines on Saturday.
Updated Game Times:
6u Super Bowl
East Hall vs Fannin 10Am
7U Super Bowl
Fannin vs Gilmer 1145Am
8U Super Bowl
Union vs Chestatee 1:30pm
9U Super Bowl
Chestatee vs Pickens 3:15Pm
10U Super Bowl
Dawson vs Fannin 5pm
11U Super Bowl
Gilmer vs Chestatee 6:45 Pm