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Whippets Crowned WVJFC Runner Up; 12 - 8

Updated: Jan 23, 2019

Whippets strike early in title game loss, SWB punches in go ahead score in fourth quarter.


The A Team Whippets squared off in their second consecutive WVJFC championship game appearance on Saturday 11/10/2018. With temperatures hovering around 25 degrees the wind chill brought this November Saturday's temperature to nearly 0 degrees. Giving new meaning to the frozen tundra down at Crispin Field.


"We can't let the cold get to us. I told my players you don't want to remember this as a chance you could have won the Super Bowl, but it was too cold."

This was not going to stand in the way of a scrappy Freeland Whippets team (7-1) from achieving their goal. Coach Jonny Forschner said before the game, "We can't let the cold get to us. I told my players you don't want to remember this as a chance you could have won the Super Bowl, but it was too cold."


FROM LEFT; FRONT ROW: Peter Youngcourt, Bryce Veet, Andri Diaz, Jacob Agramonte, Myles Funderburk, MJ Walsh, Brayden Forschner, Coach Julius Ward, Gaige Torner, Michael Ward, Nate Walsh FROM LEFT; BACK ROW: Joe Cotton, Coach Julius Ward Jr., Antonio Gonzalez, Caden Sopko, Jacob Parker, Abdiel Alba, Arick Fithian, Jayden Eubanks, Jose Santana, Coach Nick Finamore, Edo Rodriguez, Bruce Hopeck, Abby Torner, Adam Castro, Devin Moore

Game Summary


The Whippets scored first on a short touchdown run by Andri Diaz. Quarterback Arick Fithian connected with Diaz for the 2-point conversion. Great defense was played by both teams. The Mohawks led a late charge in the 4th quarter for the victory.


FINAL SCORE 12-8