Raiders tackle Bucs in postseason clash

Youth flag football in Cayman is focused on the postseason.

The Security Centre 2013 Youth Flag Football League recently completed its regular season and the playoffs will begin this weekend. The Camana Bay Sports Field will host seven matches on Saturday, 27 April, from 11.15am.

Maples Raiders battle Broadhurst Buccaneers and Burger King Gators challenge Fruta Kool Kidz in the junior division. Dart Cayman Islands Dolphins face Security Centre Patriots, Conyers Colts battle Al La Kebab Titans and Walkers Wolverines tackle SRS Steelers in the middle division.

Popeyes Saints challenge Security Centre Packers and 3T Cayman Giants face the Cayman Islands Flag Football Association Ravens in the senior division.

Maples topped the junior ranks ahead of Burger King, Fruta and Broadhurst. The Dolphins paced the middle division ahead of Conyers, Walkers, Strategic Risk Solutions, Al La Kebab and Security Centre. The Saints beat out the Giants, Ravens and Packers in the senior ranks.

The final playoff games are scheduled for next Saturday, 4 May. The league officially started in February with skills evaluations attracting talents like Jonathan “Woody” Whittaker and volleyball player Ileann Powery. All were watched by volunteer coaches like track and field star Carl Morgan and flag football veterans David Taylor and Josh Merren.

Organised by the flag football association, the league is in its fifth year and caters to boys and girls age 7 to 17. The competition has consistently showcased top youth talent like Christopher Collins, David Lee and Dylan Bostock. Many companies have served as sponsors over multiple seasons like Popeyes, Strategic Risk Solutions and Walkers.

For more information, contact league coordinator Kyle Broadhurst at [email protected]

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