The South Side Sabers teams continued their success over the last several weeks.
The Thomas Jefferson Jaguars hosted the Sabers at their stadium on October 10. The Twerps (7-8 year olds) started the day off right with a win of 12-0. The Termites (9 year olds) skinned the cats, 48-26.
The Mini-Mites (10 year olds) got pounced on and lost 32-0. The Mighty-Mites (11 year olds) made the Jaguars their prey and devoured them, 40-8. The Midgets (12-13 year olds) made pussycats out of the Jags and ended the day with a 20-8 win.
The Sabers welcomed the Moon Tigers to their field on October 17. The Twerps tried to tame the beasts but ended up being bitten, 12-6. The Termites also gave it their best shot but their game ended in defeat, 32-6. The Mini-Mites caged the big cats and had them eating out of their hands with a score of 18-6.
The Mighty-Mites tried hard to slay the Tigers but, in the end, came away wounded, 22-20. The Midgets went big-game hunting and walked away with a trophy, capping the day off with a 14-0 win.
The Sabers welcomed the Chartiers Valley Colts to their stadium on October 24. The Twerps trotted all over those Colts with a 38-0 shut-out. The Termites had a rough ride but came out winners, 24-22. The Mini-Mites got tossed from the saddle and lost 18-12.
The Mighty-Mites rode the Colts and tamed them, 52-0. The Midgets played the Bethel Park Hawks because CV has no 12-13 team; they endured their first and only loss of the season, 6-0.
The Sabers had four of their five teams advance to the playoffs this year. On November 1 The Twerps overtook South Park and won, 24-0. The Mini-Mites gave it their all against Chartiers Valley but their game ended in defeat with a score of 14-8. The Mighty-Mites beat up on West Allegheny, 44-6. The Midgets capped off the day with a 34-6 win against Baldwin.
For more information on game times, schedules and standings, visit the Sabers website at www.southside sabers.com.