Third and Fourth Grade Scarsdale Youth Football Team: Westchester Champions

FootballTeamThe Scarsdale Youth Football Rec program is a member of the 16 team Westchester Youth Football League. This fall Scarsdale’s 3rd/4th grade team went 8-0 and were crowned champions of the League. Over the entire season the Little Raiders scored 156 points and gave up only 20 points.

The team began practice in late August and capped the season with a resounding 30-0 win over Harrison in the WYFL championship game on Sunday November 7th at the SHS turf field. In between, the boys learned the basics of football from a dedicated coaching staff of Dads and volunteers.

The boys on the championship team, of which, over half the team had never played tackle football previously were:

Running Backs: Peter Brown, John Badurski, Alex Halyard, Jason Rothenberg, Hudson Fix, Zac Gottlieb.

Quarterback: Jack Wetzstein

Defensive Secondary: Jay Anfang, Teddy Lipkind, Gray Fix, Alex ZhangYOuthFootball1John McCann encourages the team.

Lineman: Bennett Schildhouse, Sebastian Maffei, Aric Lewis, Oran Bandsma, Brandon Perla, Thomas Kirwan, Elliot Roseman

Defensive Ends and Linebackers: Zac Gottlieb, Harry Forschner, Nolan Groark

Kicker: Thomas “The Golden Toe” Kirwan

Coaches: Offensive Coordinator Paul Fix - SHS class of 2000, Line Coach Bob McCann - Class of 1979, Quality Control Coach Eric Lewis, Defensive Coordinator Todd Leone - SHS class of 1981

DOFO (Director of Football Operations): John McCann - SHS class of 1980

Scarsdale Youth Football Head Coach and President: Rippy Philipps

The boys and coaches are already looking forward to next year and welcome any son or daughter of Scarsdale to join the team - No tryouts required