FBU National Championship – Team Seattle in Sacramento
Team Seattle 7th and 8th Grade Teams – Saturday Showdowns With Utah
Saturday, December 14th, the 7th and 8th grade iterations of Team Seattle will take the next step up the FBU National Championship ladder, as they both face their counterparts from Utah. Like Team Seattle, the Utah teams are also tournament favorites, so the Seattle kids have their work cut out for them.
As this is written, the Team Seattle 7th graders have taken care of business, putting Utah under the table by the score of 32-12. The boys are one win away from playing in the Alamo Dome!
Team Seattle 7th Grade After Their Win Over Utah in Sacramento on Saturday
Team Seattle 7th an 8th Both Through to the Alamo Dome!
Both Teams did a great job representing the Emerald City on Sunday as well, knocking off Orange County to earn their trip to San Antonio to play in the Alamo Dome.
The 8th grade team faced their toughest win yet, a sea-saw affair, that they didn’t put away until late in the 4th quarter. After a scoreless 1st quarter, they jumped out to a 6-0 lead mid way through the 2nd. That’s where the score stayed through halftime, at 6-0. not the high scoring contest Seattle was used to
In the 2nd half, OC didn’t fold up the tent, putting a TD and extra point on the board to take the lead 7-6.12.
By now though Seattle had had enough, getting in the end zone once again to bring the lead to 20-14. They kept OC out of the end zone for the rest of the game, and added an insurance TD as well, winning by the final of 26-14 and earning their spot in San Antonio.
7th Grade Team Seattle to FBU championship in San Antonio Too
The 8th graders won’t be travelling down to Texas alone, as earlier in the day, the 7th grade ensured they’d enjoy the 70 degree Texas winter temps as well. The 7th graders also faced Orange County, and the 7th graders from the land of Disney were no match for the kids from Around the Sound.
The 7th grade game wasn’t the nail biter as the 8th grade game, with Team Seattle jumping out 20-0 in the first half, on their way to a 28-7 win, and a San Antonio berth.