Small fry all-stars launch rec football postseason play

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By The Staff

Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission youth all-star football teams will open play Thursday night at Lancaster Memorial Stadium.

Two all-star games involving small fry teams, ages 9-10, will be held.

The North all-stars will play Fairfield County at 6 p.m., with the LC South all-stars to follow with a game with Fort Mill at 7.

The winner of the 6 p.m. game will advance to an 11 a.m. second-round game Saturday at Memorial Stadium. The winner of the 7 p.m. game moves on to a 12:30 p.m. playoff game at Memorial Stadium.

The Lancaster County mite stars, led by coach Rico Talford, drew a bye to the Central District title game, which is slated for Nov. 21. The mite stars are ages 11-12. Talford guided the Lancaster Titans to the regular-season title in mite league play.

The Buford Stingers, led by Robert Lloyd, won the county tournament championship.

In the small fry division, the Indian Land Chiefs won the North Division and then capped an unbeaten record with the county crown. Coach Charlie Cook leads the 10-0 Indian Land Chiefs small fry team

The AJ Vols, led by coach Lee Blackmon, captured the South Division title and finished 7-3.

In the pee wee division, ages 7-8, the Indian Land Warriors won the regular-season title with a 4-1 mark. Coach Josh Camerire led the Indian Land Warriors to the regular-season title.

The Andrew Jackson Vols, who went 6-1, took the county postseason tournament crown with a 16-0 win over the Lancaster Cowboys.

The AJ Vols pee wee team is led by coach Darrell Starnes.

The pee wee league included three exhibition games before teams opened regular-season play followed by the postseason tournament.

“Our county recreation football season went real well,” said Scott Caskey, the football coordinator for the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission. “We congratulate all the teams for their play and we salute the champions for their outstanding seasons.

 “We wish our all-star teams the best as they represent our county in the Central District  tournament,” Caskey said. “We’re grateful for the volunteers, coaches and parents and fans for their support throughout the season.”