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The Freeland Whippet Midget Football Associations will be hosting a Tug-of-War tournament to help raise money for their youth football and cheerleading program.  The winning team will receive a first place trophy to display at their gym/club and each team member will receive a T-shirt stating they are 2014 Tug-of-War champions.  It will be a double elimination tournament.  The team that pulls the other team 5 yards will be awarded the win.  Each team will consist of no more than 8 pullers and may have 1 coach and 1 trainer.  The Tug-of-War rope is an official TWIF rope.  The rope is 100 feet long, 1.5 inches thick, with no knots and an orange ribbon tied at the center.  The concession stand will be open with food and drinks.

Registration Fee will be $50 per team.  All entries must be in by October 3, 2014.  No walk ons.  Any questions contact Don at 570-401-1999.  To register send checks and team information to The Freeland Whippets, 741 Jeddo Borough Rd, Freeland, PA, 18224.

A Team

The Freeland A Team lost to the Heights Packers with a score of 20 to 12.  Danny Werkeizer and Ethan Thibeault both had a solid game rushing on sound blocking by Jacob Coney and Daniel Schuler.  Thibeault caught a swing pass from Dallas Solomon for a touchdown and Werkeizer had one rushing touchdown.  On defense, Joseph Drake made several key tackles in the backfield.  Corey Fuller had a drive killing interception to set Freeland up for a late game score.

B Team

The Freeland B Team lost to the Heights Packers with a score of 22 to 0.  Elijah Hamilton and Devin Youngcourt had combined rushing yardage of 75 yards.  Thomas McDowell caught for 45 yards receiving.  Brandon Forte had 4 returns for over 75 yards total.  On defense, Stephen Drasher and Antonio Forte had a combined sack.  Matt Schuler had 1 interception.

C Team

The Freeland C Team lost to the Heights Packers with a score of 36 to 12.  Anderson Duran scored two touchdowns.  Jayden Eubanks led the Freeland defense in tackles.  Also playing well on defense was Robert Drasher, Chris Catrone and Arick Fithian.

The Freeland Whippets will be playing the Northwest Jets on Sunday, October 5. The game will be held at the Della Croce Field in Freeland. First game will be the D Team game starting at 11:15AM. All other division games will follow.  

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