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Akron West Griffins end successful season

1/9/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of Henry Lewis III
WEST AKRON — The American Youth Football Akron West Griffins B team (fourth-grade All American Division) participated in the National Championship Tournament Dec. 7-14.

The team, shown above, placed second with a 13-6 loss to the defending national champs West Orlando Jets.

This is the second year in a row the Griffins B team participated in this tournament, placing third in 2012, according to team officials. The Griffins finished the season 11-1 overall and 8-0 in the Northcoast Youth Football League.

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