BVAYF crowns champions
BVAYF crowns champions
CUMBERLAND - It was Super Sunday at Tucker Field during the weekend when the Blackstone Valley American Youth Football League held Super Bowls in six different divisions.
Providence and Cranston teams dominated, winning five of the six championships.
In the Junior Mite Division, the Providence North End 49ers smacked South Attleboro White, 33-14, to claim the title.
During earlier rounds, the CLCF Chiefs advanced to the semifinals by posting a 33-14 win over the Lincoln Lions; the 49ers pasted the New Bedford Whalers, 28-0; Central Falls nipped the Darlington Braves, 14-12; and South Attleboro topped the Johnston Panthers, 25-0. South Attleboro got to the finals with a 32-14 decision over Central Falls, and Providence North End downed CLCF, 13-12.
The Fall River Falcons captured the 4th Grade title with a 32-12 win over Johnston, the only championship not taken by CLCF or Providence North End.
During the semifinals, Fall River topped Central Falls, 26-13, while Johnston beat South Attleboro, 20-0.
CLCF took the 5th Grade championship with a 28-7 win over the Cumberland Colts. In semifinal play, the Colts stunned previously undefeated Lincoln, 18-13, and CLCF got by Darlington, 6-0.
The 6th Grade Super Bowl title went to CLCF, which pounded South Attleboro, 33-7 in the title game. CLCF got to the finals by slamming Central Falls, 38-12, and the White Hawks edged Johnston, 20-19.
CLCF also took the 7th Grade championship, downing Providence North End, 36-13.
CLCF got to the title game by knocking off Fairlawn, 19-18, in a game that saw the Cardinals break out to an 18-0 lead, only to have CLCF rally late for the win. Providence North End beat Lincoln, 20-8 to get to the Super Bowl.
The 8th Grade title was won by Providence North End, 25-12 over he Providence Packers.
Providence North End got to the finals by stopping the West Warwick Steelers, 28-6, while the packers took out the Woonsocket Redskins, 24-8.
All of the champions will play in regional competition on Sunday against New Hampshire state champions.
The event is being hosted at Cumberland's Tucker Field with the 4th Grade game at 10 a.m.; 5th Grade, noon; 6th Grade, 2 p.m.; 7th Grade, 4 p.m., and 8th Grade, 6 p.m.
The winners will move on to sectional games.
There is no Junior Pee Wee regional competition.