Opening Weekend

Westies fare well to start 2017 season


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(September 2, 2017) - The West Haven Seahawks started the 2017 season with exciting opening day wins at New Haven this past Saturday. 
The Junior Peewee team (1-0) battled to a 13-7 win over a very talented New Haven Steelers squad. Nysir Harris and Avain Evans scored for the Seahawks. 
The Peewee team (1-0) overcame opening day jitters and turnovers for a 7-0 win over the Peewee Steeler team. Trysten Dos score the lone Seahawks touchdown. Javer Smith ran the football well and Jayzine Massey played great solid defense. 

Peewee quarterback Jayden Roby (3) ​takes the snap on opening day. The Peewee Seahawks held on for a 7-0 win at New Haven. Photo courtesy of RTMFL.
The Junior Varsity team (1-0) outlasted New Haven 7-0 in a defensive battle. West Haven’s only score was a result of a fumble recovery in the end zone by Tymaine Smith. Maxwell Warren converted the extra point. 
West Haven held New Haven out of the end zone on four consecutive plays inside the 5-yard line late in the game to hold on to the victory. Camyran Winder, Bryson Robinson, Donovan Davis and Donte Salvatore all played swarming and physical defense. 

Photo courtesy of RTMFL.

The Junior Mighty Mites (7-9-year-olds) is fundamental with no score kept. The team played in New Haven and did very well offensively and defensively. 
QB Tim Nixon Jr. ran and passed the ball well. Running back Kienndre Lymon ran for over 60 yards and scored a touchdown, and Yusef Turner played good defense with key tackles for the Junior Hawks. 
The Seahawks will be at home this Saturday at Veterans Field on Bull Hill Lane. The flag football teams will begin at 9 a.m. and the day will end with the Junior Varsity team kicking off against Trumbull at 4 p.m. 
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Mixed Results 
Junior Varsity wins, while Junior Peewees fall
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(September 9, 2017)
The West Haven Seahawks junior varsity team improved to 2-0 with a 26-0 shutout of the Trumbull Rangers on Saturday. Quarterback RJ Whitlow threw two touchdown passes, one to Pearson Hill and another to Konya Taylor, both of whom had rushing touchdowns as well.

​​Peewee player Tyrell Mosley makes an acrobatic catch to put the Seahawks on the board. ​The Seahawks beat Trumbull 32-7. Photo courtesy of RTMFL.
The offensive line played tough all day, anchored by David Dougherty, Hunter Messina, Nate Osborne and Kani Wright. The stingy defense was led by Patrick Wargo, Robert Torres and Donte Salvatore.
The Peewee Seahawks improved to 2-0 as they  beat Trumbull 32-7 with scoring from Trysten Dos, Javer Smith, Jayzhim Massey, and Carson Hill. Connor Holy ran the ball tough in the fourth quarter to run the clock out.

Gavin Kanlong makes the tackle in the Peewee win over Trumbull. Photo courtesy of RTMFL.
The Junior Peewee team fell to 1-1 as it lost a heartbreaker to Trumbull 7-0 in a defensive battle. The Seahawks were inside the 20-yard line on the first drive, but were held at bay.
Avian Evans and Nick Conlan ran the ball well. Ethan Blackwell and Ethan Holy led a physical defense.

West Haven Flag Football action. Photo courtesy of RTMFL.

The Mighty Mite team played very well against Trumbull. T.J. Nixon accounted for two rushing touchdowns, and Kiandre Lyman and Mason Wright added scores. Cyle Gore, Ezra Vereen and Caden Stanley led the defense, each sacking the quarterback.
The Seahawks will be at home this Saturday at Veterans Field on Bull Hill Lane. The flag football teams will begin at 12 p.m. and the day will end with the Junior Varsity team kicking off against Trumbull at 7 p.m.
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Clean Sweep
Westies top Danbury
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(September 16, 2017) -
The West Haven Seahawks continued their success on Saturday at home, hosting the Danbury Trojans. 

The Mighty Mite team (7-9-year-olds) played four outstanding quarters of football. The Mighty Mite level is completely fundamental and no score is kept. Quarterback T.J. Nixon connected with Colin Murray to open the scoring. Running back Jey Scanlon added a rushing touchdown. Mason Wright also ran the ball well. Defensive standouts were Ezra Vereen, Kiandre Lymon, Darryl Small and Cyle Gore. 
The Junior Peewee team (2-1) bounced back after a loss last week to top the Danbury Trojans 32-0. Quarterback Nick Conlan threw for two touchdowns to Nysir Harris and ran for another. Harris added another score later in the game. Avian Evans returned an interception for a touchdown. Ethan Holy, Ethan Blackwell and Caleb Oakes played well on defense for the shutout. 

Connor Holy (40) makes a tackle against the Danbury Trojans.Photo courtesy RTMFL.
The Peewee Seahawks (3-0) remained unbeaten with a 28-0 win over the Danbury Trojans. Connor Holy, Carson Hill and Tyrell Mosley scored touchdowns. Javar Smith returned a kickoff for another score and Trevor Tomkins kicked the extra point conversions. On defense, Gavin Kanlong, Cayden Drost, Carson Hill and Trysten Dos had interceptions for the Seahawks. 

Carson Hill (1) delivers a still arm against a Danbury Trojan defender on Saturday. The Seahawks went on to win 28-0 to stay unbeaten.Photo courtesy RTMFL.
The Junior Varsity team (3-0) also remained unbeaten with a 39-0 shutout of the Trojans. The offense and defensive effort was led by Donte Salvatore, Malachi Mercer, Jo-Jo Winder, Donovan Davis, Pearson Hill and Pesto Zeno. 

​​West Haven Seahawks. Photo courtesy RTMFL.

The Seahawks will be back home on Saturday with flag football at noon and ending with the Junior Varsity hosting the Stratford Redskins in the battle of the unbeatens at 7 p.m.. For more information, please visit