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Opening Weekend
Westies off to solid start in 2018 season
By RTMFL
Westie Blue
(September 3, 2018)
- The Ray Tellier Midget Football League (West Haven Seahawks) opened its 52nd season of play this past weekend at Ken Strong Stadium, located on the campus of West Haven High School under warm and sunny skies.

The Seahawks Peewee team (1-0) blanked its neighbors, the Milford Eagles, 33-0. Running back Avian Evans led the offensive attack with three scores, Trysten Dos and Javar Smith each scored a touchdown and Nysir Harris converted an extra point. Quarterback Jaylen Glover played well. Dos, Smith and Harris also played well on defense.

The Junior Peewee team (1-0) topped the Milford Eagles 32-0 on Saturday night under the lights. Quarterback Nick Conlan orchestrated the offense, passing for two scores and running for another. Anthony Dorsi, Kieandre Lyman, Brian Tillman and Joey Copela all scored for the Seahawks. Aedan Coe and Ethan Holy anchored a physical and stingy defense.


















West Haven Seahawks action, September 1, 2018. Photo courtesy of Mike Madera. 
The flag football team (5 and 6-years-old) traveled to Seymour to take on the Tigers. The little Seahawks had great success on offense and defense. Playing well were Jaden Spell, Kahlil Tomlinson, Chace Stanley and Kaden LaFountain.

The Mighty Mite team (7-9-years-old) beat the Milford Eagles 19-0 in their opener. Trisitan Crawford, Azriel Pizarro and Jorrae Dupree all scored rushing touchdowns for the Mites. T. J. Stevenson, Darryl Small, Arthur Rossi, and Yusef Turner played great on defense.

The Junior Varsity team (0-1) lost a heart breaker to the Milford Eagles 7-6. After three scoreless quarters, running back Bernett Scott scored with about five minutes left in the game. Scott had over 100 yards running on the day. Milford marched down the field and scored and added the conversion with under 1-minute remaining. The Hawk defense was led by Donovan Davis, Robert Torres and Connor Holy with 10 tackles.

The Unlimited Division team (0-1) lost to the Newington Knights 40-14. Jahzire Massey led the offense with over 100 yards and two scores. Matteo Petruzziello and Christian Lewis also played well.


















West Haven Seahawks action, September 1, 2018. Photo courtesy of Mike Madera. 
The Seahawks marched into the red zone (inside the 20-yard line) three times and were turned away by a good Newington defense.

The Seahawks travel to Providence, Rhode Island to play the Mt. Hope Cowboys and the West Elmwood Intruders this weekend.

Please visit www.westhavenseahawk.com for more information.

(September 10, 2018) - The West Haven Seahawks football teams traveled to Providence, Rhode Island this past weekend and although playing competitive, the ball did not bounce their way.

The Junior Varsity team raced to a 13-0 lead over the West Elmwood Invaders, led by two Donovan Davis touchdowns. The Invaders came back for a 14-13 win late in the fourth quarter in a very exciting game. The Hawk offensive line played well and was anchored by Jayden Ginsberg, Anthony Petruzziello, Justin Givens, Jonathon Rodriquez and Andrew Mcmenemy. The defense played physical and was led by Robert Torres with two interceptions, Connor Holy and Trevor Tompkins.

The Junior Peewee team lost a tough Battle with the Mt. Hope Cowboys, Rhode Island 6-0. The game was a defensive battle throughout.

Running back Bryan Tillman led the offensive attack while Aedan Coe, Ethan Holy, Anthony Dorsi and Tillman all played well on defense.

The Unlimited team ran into a very talented West Elmwood team and lost 40-7. Jahzire Massey, and Matteo Petruzziello played well for the Seahawks.

The Mighty Mite team fell to Mt. Hope 26-7. Azriel Pizarro and Tristan Crawford both rushed for over 100 yards and TJ Stevenson scored the Seahawks touchdown. Colin Murray, Yusef Turner, Arthur Rossi and Crawford led the defense.

The flag football team (5 and 6 year-olds) traveled to Danbury and played great football. The team was led by standouts Jack Hart, Chase Samperi and Zelig Dawson.

The Peewee team struggled against the Mt. Hope Cowboys and lost 32-7 after a very close and competitive first half. Trysten Dos, Avian Evans and Javier Smith played well on both sides of the ball.

The Seahawks will travel to Hartford this weekend. For more information, please visit www.westhavenseahawk.com.

(September 17, 2018) - The West Haven Seahawks Junior Peewee (2-1) team was on the road again this week in Hartford and bounced back from a tough loss in Providence, Rhode Island last week, with an 18-12 win over a good Hartford Hurricane team.

The Seahawks fell behind early in the game and trailed at halftime 12-6. Quarterback Nick Conlan threw for two of the Seahawks three touchdowns. Aedan Coe, Anthony Dorsi and Ethan Holy each had a score for the junior Hawks. Jordan Rivera and Davon Doran led the defensive effort.

The Mighty Mite (2-1) team traveled to Manchester and came away with a 24-12 win. Tristan Crawford, Mason Wright and Azriel Pizzari led the scoring behind great blocking from Audrey Mack, Yusef Turner and Darryl Small. The defense was led by Colin Murray and Audrey Mack who recorded two sacks each.

The flag football team (5 and 6 year-olds) traveled to Ansonia and played very well. Jackson Boynton, Romeo Ojeda, Aaron Sullo and Aiden Dowdye all played well for the Seahawks.

The Peewee team ran into a buzz saw against a very good Hartford Hurricane team 42-6. Avian Evans scored the lone Seahawk touchdown. Trysten Dos and Javier Smith played well on both sides of the ball.

The Junior Varsity suffered a loss to a very talented Hartford team 35-0. The Seahawks Unlimited team had a bye week and will return to action this week traveling to Bridgeport.

The Seahawks will travel to Waterbury and Bridgeport this weekend. For more information, please visit www.westhavenseahawk.com.



















Nick Conlan completes a pass in West Haven Seahawks Junior Peewee action, September 1, 2018. Photo courtesy of Mike Madera.

















 


West Haven Seahawks action, September 1, 2018. Photo courtesy of Mike Madera. 



















West Haven Seahawks action, September 1, 2018. Photo courtesy of Mike Madera.

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