Trumann and Harrisburg advance in NEA YFL playoffs

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Trumann (#1 NE) and Harrisburg (#3 SW) both advanced to the semi-finals with wins this past weekend in the opening round of NEA YFL post-season playoffs in Hoxie. Trumann downed Hoxie (#4 SW) 20-6 and Harrisburg downed Earle 16-12 in the Cotton Bowl division. EPC (# 3 SE) could not find an answer for Newport offensively or defensively as their seasn ended with a 36-0 loss in the Super Bowl division.

Trumann got two rushing touchdowns from Hayden Lindsey and one from Tyler Fraley. Hayden also added a two-point conversion run.

Trumann will travel to Augusta Saturday to take on the McCrory (#2 SW) at 10 a.m.

Harrisburg scored two first half touchdowns with successful two-point conversion plays to take a 16-12 halftime lead. Samuel Moore scored on a quarterback bootleg with Luke Smith adding the two-point conversion. Luke Smith scored Harrisburg's second touchdown as Jace Heeb ran in the two-point conversion. Neither team scored in the second half.

Harrisburg will take on Newport (#1 SW) in Augusta Satruday at 11:15 a.m.

Hayden Lindsey of Trumann can't break free form the Hoxie defender during 5th grade NEA YFL action this past Saturday in Hoxie. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

EPC ended their season with a 4-3 record.

Harrisburg's Luke Smith follows the blocking of Jace Heeb for a good gain during the Hornets NEA YFL win over over Earle this past Saturday in Hoxie. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)
EPC's Gavin Constant (3) and Deuce Moore knock the ball loose from the Newport receive for an incomplete pass this past Saturday in the NEA YFL playoffs in Hoxie. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)
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