Shelton Youth Football Playoffs: SJV Climbers

video iconThe Shelton Youth Football team in the Senior Junior Varsity (SJV) Division won their first round playoff game at Highclimbers Stadium Saturday, 20 to 15 over the Bears. 

The Climbers took the game’s opening drive 65 yards to build an early 8-0 lead (after kicking the point after touchdown which is two points at this level of play):

As the 1st quarter came to an end, the Climbers forced a fumble and increased their lead to 14-0 on the first play of the 2nd quarter:

The Bears responded and at the half the score was 14 to 8. After a field position battle in the third quarter and most of the fourth, the Bears took the lead with a touchdown and a point after conversion: 15 to 14 with 2:19 to go in the game. The Climbers then took less than a minute to retake the lead:

Then the Climbers’ defense did the rest stopping the Bears and recovering a fumble:

The Climbers play either the Tornados or Sentinels in the semifinals next Saturday.

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