West Haven Seahawks score in Junior Varsity action, November 11, 2017. Video courtesy of Mike Madera.

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West Haven Seahawks score in Junior Varsity action, November 11, 2017. Video courtesy of Mike Madera.

Peewees remain Undefeated
Jr. Peewees and Junior Varsity fall
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(October 9, 2017) -
 The West Haven Seahawk Peewee team (6-0) stayed unbeaten with an impressive 31-6 win over the Manchester Sentinels.
Javar Smith returned a kickoff for 71 yards for one score, and a punt for 42 yards for another. Running back Trysten Dos ran the ball well and had two touchdowns. Jahzire Massey added another score for the Seahawks.
The defense contained a very explosive Manchester offense and was led by Deven Robinson, who recorded two timely sacks. Jayden Robby and Cayden Drost stopped drives with interceptions.

















Javar Smith (7) returns a kickoff for a score in the Peewee Seahawks 31-6 win over Manchester. Photo courtesy of RTMFL.
The Mighty Mite team (fundamental level) played very well against the Trumbull Rangers. Jey Scanlon, T.J. Nixon, and Kieandre Lymon all recorded rushing touchdowns behind excellent blocking from Yusef Turner, Hagyn Davis, and Antony Iannotti. Defensive standouts were Shaylon Mitchel, Arthur Rossi and Kieandre Lymon.
The Junior Peewee team (4-2) lost a tough game to the Manchester Sentinels 6-0. The game was a classic defensive battle with Ethan Blackwell, Emory Grate, Ethan Holy and Caleb Oakes leading the Seahawk defense.

















Gavin Kanlong (40) tackles a Manchester player on Sunday. The Seahawks remained unbeaten at 6-0. Photo courtesy of RTMFL.
The Junior Varsity team (5-1) suffered its first loss of the season to a very talented Hartford Hurricanes team (6-0) by a score of 18-2. The Seahawks moved the ball well and were inside the red zone (20-yard line) several times only to be turned away with no points.
The Hawk offense was led by Hunter Messina, Nate Osborne, Bryson Robinson, Khani Wright and Preston Denno. Camyran Winder, Pearson Hill, Maxwell Warren and Konye Taylor played tough defense.
The Seahawks will travel to Stratford on Sunday, with the exception of the Junior Varsity team who will host West Elmford (R.I.) on Saturday night at 6 p.m. at Veterans Field.
For more information please visit 
www.westhavenseahawk.com.















West Haven Challenger Division cheerleaders at Floyd Little Athletic Center, October 7, 2017. Video Courtesy Mike Madera.
















West Haven Mighty Mites Division cheerleaders at Floyd Little Athletic Center, October 7, 2017. Video Courtesy Mike Madera. 


Peewees and Junior Varsity win
Jr. Peewees fall
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(October 16, 2017)
The West Haven Seahawks Junior Varsity team (6-1) bounced back after a loss last week to beat the West Elmwood Intruders (Rhode Island) 28-6.

Running back Pearson Hill scored two rushing touchdowns and Donovan Davis added one. Quarterback Maxwell Warren connected on a touchdown pass to Konye Taylor to close the scoring. The defense was led by Donte Salvatore, Preston Denno and Nate Osborne.
The Peewee Seahawks (7-0) remained unbeaten with an impressive win over the Stratford Redskins 30-0.

















​West Haven Seahawks Peewee Jahzire Massey (21) runs for a score as the Seahawks stay unbeaten with a 30-0 win at Stratford. Photo courtesty RTMFL.

Running back Jahzire Massey accounted for two touchdowns and Javar Smith, Tristan Dos and Carson Hill each added one. The Hawk defense was led by Trevor Tompkins, Gavin Kanlong, and Deven Robinson. Massey also had an interception to protect the shut out.
The Junior Peewee team (4-3) lost to a very talented Stratford Redskin team 21-0. Aedan Coe led the defense with five tackles for losses. Antonio Robles. Ethan Blackwell, Avian Evans, Ethan Holy and Maliki Mercer played well for the Seahawks.
The Mighty Mite team (fundamental level) played the Stratford Redskins. Quarterback T.J. Nixon scored two touchdowns on offense, and Jey Scanlon, Caden Stanley, and Kieandre Lymon excelled on the defensive side of the ball.
The Seahawks will end the regular season this coming Saturday at home at Veterans Memorial Park-Bull Hill Lane.
The Mighty Mites will play at 10 a.m., Junior Peewees at 12:15 p.m., Peewees 2 p.m., and Junior Varsity at 4 p.m. There will also be a bench dedication in memory of former league coach Frank Camp at 12 noon.
The Pop Warner Playoffs will begin on October 28th.
 For more information please visit www.westhavenseahawk.com.


Junior Varsity posts Win
Peewees, Junior Peewees fall
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(October 23, 2017) -
 T
he West Haven Seahawk football teams have concluded the regular season and have all qualified for the Southern Connecticut Pop Warner playoffs.

The Junior Varsity team (7-1) completed the regular season with a 20-14 win over the Mt. Hope Cowboys (R.I.).
Pearson Hill led the offensive attack with two rushing touchdowns and teammate Konye Taylor added another. The offensive line played well and was led by Hunter Messina, Nate Osborne and Bryson Robinson.
The defense, which made big plays throughout the game, was headed by Khani Wright, Preston Denno, Donovan Davis, Jo Jo Winder and Dante Salvatore. The Junior Varsity team will play at Bunnell High School on Sunday November 5 at 2 p.m. against the Trumbull Rangers.
The Peewee team (7-1) hosted the Hartford Hurricanes (8-0) and lost a heartbreaker 13-12 in overtime. The game was scoreless until late in the fourth quarter until Seahawk quarterback Jayden Roby connected with Carson Hill, who made an acrobatic catch at the 1-yard line. Fullback Trysten Dos scored on the next play to give the Seahawks a 6-0 lead with 1:05 left in the game.
Hartford returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown to tie the game at 6-6 after West Haven blocked the extra point conversion.

















Peewee Seahawk Jahzire Massey (21) waits for a block from Tyrell Mosley (4) during action on Saturday. In a battle of unbeaten teams, the Seahawks lost to Hartford 13-12 in overtime. Photo courtesy RTMFL. 
In overtime, West Haven running back Jahzire Massey gave West Haven a 12-6 lead. Hartford scored on fourth down and made the extra point conversion for the 13-12 overtime win. The Peewee team will travel to Bunnell High school on November 5 to play Manchester at noon.
The Junior Peewee team (4-4) lost to a very talented Mt. Hope Cowboy team 28-0. Avian Evans, Caleb Oakes and Ethan Holy played well. The Junior Seahawks will be the fourth seed in the playoffs and play the top-seeded Stratford Redskins on Sunday November 5 at Bunnell High School with kickoff at 10 a.m.















Tim Nixon (8) scores for the Mighty Mites against the New Haven Steelers, October 21, 2017. Video courtesy Mike Madera.

The Mighty Mite team played an even game with the New Haven Steelers. T.J. Nixon scored two touchdowns for the Seahawks, and Jey Scanlon and Caden Stanley anchored a tough defense. The Mighty Mite team will play New Haven on Saturday October 28 at 4 p.m. at New Haven in the Mighty Mite playoffs.


Mighty Mites in Action
Playoffs for teams to begin this week
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(October 30, 2017) -
 The West Haven Seahawks Mighty Mite Team concluded its season on Saturday with a contest against the New Haven Steelers. The Mighty Mite division is a fundamental level made up of mostly 7-and 8- year olds. Quarterback T.J Nixon led the Seahawk offensive attack and scored a rushing touchdown. Caden Stanley stripped the ball from a Steeler running back in the second quarter and returned it 60 yards for a score. He also had two quarterback sacks for the Hawk defense. Jey Scanlon, Anthony Iannotti and Trey Plumber also played well for the Seahawks.
The competitive level teams had a bye week and will enter the Southern Connecticut Pop Warner semifinal playoffs this coming week at Bunnell High School in Stratford.
The Junior Peewees (4-4) will take on the top-seeded Stratford Redskins (8-0) at 10 a.m. The Peewee team (7-1) will take on the Manchester Sentinels (5-3) at noon, and the Junior Varsity team (7-1) will play the Trumbull Rangers (5-3) at 2 p.m.
The Southern Connecticut Pop Warner championship games will be played at West Haven’s Veterans Memorial Park the weekend of November 12.
For more information please visit 
www.westhavenseahawk.com.


Championship Bound
Peewee and Junior Varsity teams on way to title games
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(November 6, 2017) -
 
The West Haven Seahawks Peewee team and Junior Varsity team will advance to the Southern Connecticut Championship games to be held in West Haven at Veterans Memorial Park on Bull Hill Lane this weekend.

The Peewee team (8-1) topped the Manchester Sentinels 27-0 in the conference semifinals. Gavin Kanlong, Carson Hill, Jahzire Massey and Trystren Dos all scored for the Seahawks. The defense was outstanding with Connor Holy scoring a safety and Massey, Hill and Caysen Drost getting interceptions to protect the shutout.

















Seahawks quarterback Jayden Roby (3) passes to an open Carson Hill (1).​ The Seahawks advanced to the conference championship this weekend with a 27-0 win over Manchester. Photo courtesy RTMFL.
The Peewee team will play the Milford Eagles in the Southern Connecticut Pop Warner Championship game on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park.
The Junior Varsity team (8-1) advanced to the conference championship with an impressive 40-14 win over the Trumbull Rangers.
The Seahawks got rushing touchdowns from Maliki Mercer, Pearson Hill, Konye Taylor, Tymaine Smith, Bryson Robinson and Amir Nakome.  The physical defense was headed by Donte Salvatore, Jo-Jo Winder, Patrick Wargo, Donovan Davis and Preston Denno.
The Junior Varsity team will play the Stratford Redskins on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park.
The Junior Peewee team got knocked out of the semifinal playoffs by a very talented Stratford Redskin team 27-0. The young Seahawks were led by Avian Evans, Ethan Holy, Nick Conlan, Qamari Newton and Ethan Blackwell.
The Southern Connecticut Pop Warner championship games will be played at West Haven’s Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday and Sunday. The winners of this weekend’s championship games will advance to the New England Pop Warner Regional playoffs.
For more information please visit 
www.westhavenseahawk.com.


Conference Champs
Peewees and Junior Varisty victorious
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(November 13, 2017) 
- The West Haven Seahawks Peewee and Junior Varsity teams both won Southern Connecticut Pop Warner Conference championships this past weekend and will now advance to the new England Pop Warner Regional playoffs.
The Peewee team (9-1) beat the Milford Elks by a score of 20-0. After a scoreless first quarter, the Seahawks scored on a 1-yard run by fullback Trysten Dos. The touchdown was set up when running back Jahzire Massey connected with receiver Javar Smith on a 37-yard pass, bringing the ball to the one-yard line.
Carson Hill added a 54-yard touchdown run. Massey closed out the scoring with a 22-yard touchdown run. A physical defense was led by Trevor Tomkins, Connor Holy, Gavin Kanlong, Tyrel Mosley, Cayden Drost and Imar Robinson. Carson Hill and Javar Smith had interceptions for the Hawks.

















Seahawk quarterback Jayden Roby (3) passes to an open Carson Hill (1).​ The Seahawks advanced to the conference championship this weekend with a 27-0 win over Manchester.Photo courtesy RTMFL.
The Peewee team will host the Rhode Island Champion, Coventry Rams, on Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park in West Haven. Kickoff will be at noon. The winner will advance to the regional championship games.
The Junior Varsity team (9-1) beat the Stratford Redskins 35-0. Running backs Konye Taylor and Pearson Hill both had two rushing touchdowns and Tymaine Smith added a score.
The backs were feasting on big holes all day thanks to the blocking of the offensive line, led by Khani Wright, Nate Osborne, Justin Teodosio, Nick Gerbase, and Xander Eagles. The defense was led by Jo-Jo Winder, Maxwell Warren, Donte Salvatore. Hunter Messina had a key interception near the goal line to stop a Stratford drive early in the game.
The Junior Varsity team will play the Rhode Island Champion, East Elmwood, on Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park in West Haven at 2 p.m. The winner will advance to the regional final.






































New England Bound
Peewees and Junior Varisty victorious
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(November 21, 2017) -
 
The West Haven Junior Varsity football team (9-1) has advanced to the New England final on Friday with a hard fought win over the West Elmwood Intruders (R.I.) by a score of 38-24 this past weekend. 

The Seahawks started strong with Pearson Hill scoring two first half touchdowns to give the Hawks a 15-0 halftime lead. The third quarter saw both teams make big plays on offense which turned into a scoring shootout. 
Hill had two interceptions in the fourth quarter for scores that sealed the victory and sent the team to the regional championship game. 
The offensive line was instrumental in the victory, and included Hunter Messina, Nate Osborne, Khani Wright, and Preston Denno. The defensive effort was led by Jo-Jo Winder and Donovan Davis.
The Peewee Seahawk team (8-2) had its season come to an end after losing to a very talented Coventry Ram (RI) team 31-0. Jayden Roby, Trysten Dos, Gavin Kanlong and Carson Hill played well.
The Seahawks Junior Pewee and Junior Varsity cheerleading squads qualified and competed in the New England Regional Cheerleading Competitions in Springfield, Mass. this past weekend against very tough competition. Both teams put on flawless routines, but did not place to advance to the Pop Warner National Championships. 
The Junior Varsity team finished third in New England. The top two squads advance.
The Seahawks Junior Varsity football team will play the Revere Jr. Patriots (Mass.) for the regional championship on Friday (11/24) at 12:30 p.m. The game will be played at Foley Field in Worcester, Mass. 
The winner will represent New England at the national football championships at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex the week of December 2, 2017.
For more information please visit 
www.westhavenseahawk.com.

Opening Weekend

Westies fare well to start 2017 season

By RTMFL

Westie Blue

(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. 
For more information, please visit 
www.westhavenseahawk.com.


Mixed Results 
Junior Varsity wins, while Junior Peewees fall
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(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.
For more information, please visit 
www.westhavenseahawk.com.


Clean Sweep
Westies top Danbury
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(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 www.westhavenseahawk.com.


Full Speed
Westies post another sweep
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(September 23, 2017) -
 ​The West Haven Seahawks enjoyed another successful day at home, marking the halfway point of the regular season.
The Junior Peewee team improved their record to 3-1 with a dominating 42-14 win over the Warwick Patriots (RI). Quarterback Nick Conlan rushed for two touchdowns and added an extra point conversion to lead the offense. Avian Evans, Nysir Harris, Aedan Coe and Joe Capella each scored touchdowns for the Jr. Hawks.

















Javer Smith (7) runs for a touchdown on Saturday. The Seahawks remain unbeaten. Photo courtesy RTMFL.
The Peewee team (4-0) beat the Warwick Patriots (RI) 28-0 to remain unbeaten. Quarterback Jayden Roby connected with Jahzire Massey for a touchdown pass, and Connor Holy, Carson Hill and Tyrell Mosley added rushing scores in the Seahawks victory. A physical and stingy defense was led by Deven Robinson, Gavin Kanlong and Trysten Dos.

















Running Back Trysten Dos (22) stiff-arms a defender for a long gain as the Seahawks beat Warwick (RI) 28-0 to remain unbeaten. Photo courtesy RTMFL.
The final game of the day under the lights had a feel of a high school game and pitted two unbeaten teams against each other. The West Haven Junior varsity team (4-0) beat the Stratford Redskins (3-1) by the score of 26-12 in a hard-fought contest.
Running back Tymaine Smith scored a rushing touchdown in the first quarter to give West Haven a 6-0 lead. The score was tied at six at the half.
Seahawk Pearson Hill returned the second half kickoff 79 yards to give West Haven a 12-6 advantage and all the momentum they would need. Khani Wright returned an interception for a score and Hill added another score late in the game for the win.
Donovan Davis and Cameron (Jo-Jo) Winder led the defense with 10 tackles apiece. Bryson Robinson, Christian Lewis, Brandon Stanford and Xavier Kearny also played great defense.
The Mighty Mite team had the day off.
The Seahawks will travel to the Milford Eagles this Sunday for important divisional matchups.
For more information please visit
www.westhavenseahawk.com.


West Haven Rolling Along
Westies top Milford
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(October 1, 2017) -
 ​
The West Haven Seahawks traveled to Milford this past weekend and came out poised to make a run for the Southern Connecticut Pop Warner playoffs.

The day started with the Seahawks Junior Peewee team (4-1) beating the Milford Eagles 27-6. Quarterback Nick Conlan passed for one touchdown to Nysir Harris, and ran for another. Conlan also connected on three extra point conversions to Aiden Coe and Harris. Avian Evans also rushed for two touchdowns in the victory. A good tackling defense was led by Caleb Oakes, Qamari Newton and Ethan Blackwell. The Peewee Seahawks (5-0) beat the previously undefeated Milford Elks (4-1) 25-0. Carson Hill and Jahzire Massey each accounted for two touchdowns. Devan Robinson had two quarterback sacks and Javar Smith and Cayden Drost each pulled down an interception to keep the high powered Milford offense at bay. 

















Quarterback Jayden Roby (3)  hands off​ to Trysten Dos (22) during this past weekend at Milford. The Seahawks remained unbeaten with a 25-0 victory.
The Junior Midget team (5-0) also matched up against an unbeaten and very talented Milford Eagle squad (4-1) and squeaked by with a 13-11 win.  After a scoreless first quarter, the Seahawks' Pearson Hill opened the scoring and Konye Taylor added the extra point for a 7-0 lead. Milford came right back scoring and kicking the extra point for an 8-7 Milford Eagle lead at the half. Midway through the third quarter, the Eagles kicked a 31-yard field goal to increase the lead to 11-7. Early in the fourth quarter, running back Tymaine Smith raced 41 yards for a touchdown, making the score 13-11.  
The defense battled the remainder of the game and the Hawk defense was led by Preston Denno, Donovan Davis, Bryson Robinson, Jo-Jo Winder and Amir Nakome. 
The fundamental level Junior Mighty Mites hosted the New Britain Raiders in a great defensive matchup. Jey Scanlon led the offensive attack, and Caden Stanley and Darryl Small each played great defense and recorded sacks. 
The Seahawk teams will be on the road again this week at Trumbull, Manchester and Hartford. For more information please visit 
www.westhavenseahawk.com.

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