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The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission mite all-stars football team was mighty in its Central District opener, rolling to a 30-0 win over Tega Cay at Rock Hill’s Hargett Park on Saturday, Nov. 15.
Running back Tyrek Sistare sparked the Lancaster County mites stars, ages 11-12, with three touchdown runs in the lopsided win.
Sistare had two scoring runs of 70 yards and also added a pair of two-point conversion runs. Sistare also had a 50-yard scoring dash in the Lancaster County mites all-stars’ victory over the TC stars.
Chase Dougherty sprinted 40 yards for another LC score and added a two-point conversion run.
Trevor McManus also added a two-point conversion run in the Lancaster County mites stars’ win.
“We played well and we were able to shut them down,” Lancaster County mite stars coach Charlie Cook said. “That was a good win to start our tournament play in the district playoffs.”
Wy’Quan Massey and Dougherty each had an interception to spark the mites stars’ defense in the 30-point shutout.
The Lancaster County mites stars played in the Central District semifinals at Lewisville High School on Tuesday, Nov. 19 when it faced the Chester all-stars.
The Central District championship game is at Lancaster Memorial Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 21.
The small fry title game is at 6:30, with the mites’ championship game to kick off at 7:45 p.m.
The two Lancaster County small fry all-star football teams were eliminated in the Central District playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 16 at Fort Mill High School.
The Lancaster County small fry North all-stars dropped a 6-0 loss to Tega Cay in the opening game at Bob Jones Stadium in Fort Mill.
“One big play decided the football game,” Lancaster County small fry North coach D’Kedron Tinsley said. “We played hard and left it on the field.”
The Lancaster County small fry South stars dropped a 14-6 loss to Fort Mill.
South small fry quarterback Dalton Starnes scored on a sneak for the South’s lone score.
“Our kids played well and I’m proud of them. We played to our potential,” LC small fry South all-star coach Paul Crompton said. “We had fun and I hope our players learned a little about football. I thought we played our hearts out in the game with Fort Mill.
“We came up short today, but we played hard and had a good time and we will look forward to next season,” Crompton said.
“We’re proud of our teams and the way we play at Fort Mill and Rock Hill on Saturday,” said Tommy Martin, the LCPRC youth football coordinator said. “We appreciate the work of the coaches, players and the parents’ support during the regular season and the playoffs.”