Craig Parks and Rec’s Doak Walker football rushing into championship mode
CRAIG — The season has flown by for Craig Parks and Recreation’s Doak Walker tackle football season, with teams moving into the playoff glory.
The third- and fourth-grade division wrapped its regular schedule Wednesday, as the 4-0 Hayden Tigers remained undefeated with a 44-14 win over the Jets in Hayden. At the same time, at Woodbury Sports Complex, the Chiefs and Broncos kept it closer, with the 3-1 Chiefs claiming a 13-7 victory.
Chiefs players will seek a rematch against the only team to defeat them when they face off with Hayden for the championship Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Moffat County High School. The night will start with a third-place match between the Jets and Broncos at 6 p.m.
In the fifth- and sixth-grade brackets, the 3-0 Saints blanked the Steelers 30-0 Tuesday, while the older Hayden team hosted the Dolphins, the Tigers falling 20-13.
Teams will play their last regular season games Tuesday, Sept. 25, with the Broncos and Dolphins battling it out to to see who will be the challenger for the Saints, who have all but clinched a spot in the following week’s first-place game.
A blend of Northwest Colorado imagery and splashy colors now greets Craig drivers and pedestrians.