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Jeannette Hawks youth football team finishes with win, 3rd place

Paul Schofield
| Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 6:51 p.m.

After getting shut out and losing their first game of the season in the quarterfinals of the National Youth Football Championship in Canton, Ohio, the Jeannette Hawks roared back to end the season in a big way.

The Hawks rolled over the Arkansas Dawgs, 38-14, on Saturday to finish with a 13-1 record.

Jeannette was awarded a third-place trophy.

The Georgia Elite team that defeated Jeannette, 26-0, advanced to the 12U Championship game Sunday against Hawaii at the Pro Football Hall Of Fame to play.

Jaydin Canady scored twice and Amari Mack, Brad Birch and Noah Sanders each scored once for the Hawks.

Jeannette was the only non-all-star team in the tournament.

Paul Schofield is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at pschofield@tribweb.com or @Schofield_Trib.

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