It wasn’t fairly an NFL mix, however their had been positively some similarities. The Saucon Valley athletic fields had been overrun this previous Saturday morning by roughly 120 energetic kids in grades 1-6. Their objective was to point out off their soccer abilities underneath the watchful eyes of the Saucon Valley youth soccer coaches. Saucon Valley Youth Sports with the assistance of Coach Brad Trembler and his Saucon Valley highschool gamers are working collectively to sponsor a spring youth flag-football league.
As soon as the person evaluations are deciphered, the gamers will probably be divided into twelve aggressive groups that may comprise two divisions. The primary division will consist of 4 groups made up from student-athletes in grades 1-3. The opposite eight groups within the second division will probably be chosen out of the youngsters from grades 4-6. A lot of the athletes are from Saucon Valley, however just a few gamers from Salisbury, Southern Lehigh and Bethlehem additionally took half within the working, passing and catching abilities analysis course of.
“Our main objective is to get youngsters fascinated by soccer and get extra youngsters to pursue sort out soccer. Perhaps this may even assist construct a stronger highschool program sooner or later, too.”
Saucon Valley Youth Sports activities President, Eric Wolf
Recreation play, which is able to comply with NFL Flag Football rules, is scheduled to start out on Saturday morning, April seventeenth and run for six consecutive weeks. The season will then conclude, following per week off, with a single-elimination match to be held on June fifth. All video games will probably be performed on the fields at Saucon Valley College District’s higher campus. That is going to be an entire lot of enjoyable!