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In a series of competitive matches across the three age divisions on November 29 the Green Turtle Cay Falcons came away from their visit to the Marsh Harbour Wildhawgs with more wins than losses, giving them a successful day.

Falcons Visit Wildhawgs

Above: during a day of football games between the GTC Falcons and the Marsh Harbour Wildhawgs, the Wildhawgs took time to make a presentation of $300 to the Pastor of New Vision, Chris Berner, for his medical expenses. Victor Roberts, New Vision’s Youth Pastor, accepted the check for Mr. Berner in his absence.
Above: during a day of football games between the GTC Falcons and the Marsh Harbour Wildhawgs, the Wildhawgs took time to make a presentation of $300 to the Pastor of New Vision, Chris Berner, for his medical expenses. Victor Roberts, New Vision’s Youth Pastor, accepted the check for Mr. Berner in his absence.

In a series of competitive matches across the three age divisions on November 29 the Green Turtle Cay Falcons came away from their visit to the Marsh Harbour Wildhawgs with more wins than losses, giving them a successful day.

In the peewee division the Falcons dominated, scoring often on a series of runs and passes. The Wildhawgs scored late to prevent a shut-out with the final score 41-6. In their second contest the Wildhawgs kept pace early as they traded scores with the Falcons but the in the second half Green Turtle Cay pulled away and ended victorious; 41-18.

In the junior division the Wildhawgs and Falcons played a tight game with keeping the score close but in the end Green Turtle Cay went up by two scores and held off Marsh Harbour with the score of 28-14. In the second match of the day the Wildhawgs made a stronger push but in the end the Falcons prevailed once again winning 34-21.

The senior division saw some intense matches, with the first game dominated early by the Wildhawgs who scored three unanswered touchdowns. The Falcons played hard and mounted a comeback, but fell short as the Wildhawgs won 30-20.

The second match was the game of the day as Green Turtle Cay got an early lead off an interception. The Wildhawgs kept the game close until the final seconds scoring late to tie the game and force overtime. The Wildhawgs moved quickly down the field and scored a touchdown and completed an extra point to put them up by seven points. Green Turtle Cay retaliated with a touchdown of their own but lost the game when their extra point try fell incomplete; the final score was 32-31.

During the day of games the Wildhawgs Flag Football Team took time out to make a presentation to Chris Berner, Pastor of New Vision Ministries, donating $300 toward his medical expenses. The Wildhawgs thanked New Vision Ministries for allowing them to use their sports field and wished the pastor a full and speedy recovery.

Flag football takes a short break during December, resuming on January 10 with multiple games as Marsh Harbour Visits Green Turtle Cay and Man-O-War visits Hope Town. Playoffs and Championships are held the first two weekends of February.

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About Timothy Roberts

Timothy Roberts

Timothy had his first venture into Journalism just months after graduating from Queen’s College in Nassau taking his first job with The Tribune in 1991 leaving in 1992 for other pursuits.

During his time in Nassau he diversified his experiences working as a warehouse manager, locksmith and computer technician before returning to Abaco, a place he has always considered home, in 1999.

He joined the staff of The Abaconian in 2001 doing graphic design and writing an opinion article called Generally Speaking and after a brief time away, returned to The Abaconian in 2010 as a reporter, graphic designer and computer technician.

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