Members of Polk County Youth Football and Cheer were honored earlier this season at a Polk County High School game

PCYF Termites reach Super Bowl, Mighty Mites make conference final

Polk County Youth Football and Cheer has enjoyed an outstanding postseason, with two of its teams reaching championship games in the Western North Carolina Youth Football and Cheer League.

PCYF’s Mighty Mites (5-6 year-olds) reached the East Division championship game before falling to East Buncombe. The Termites (7-8 year-olds), though, claimed the East Division title, defeating East Buncombe in that matchup.

That victory advanced the Wolverines into the WNCYFC Super Bowl, set for Saturday at 5 p.m. at Bethel Middle School, where the PCYF Termites will face Bethel, the West Division champs.

Members of the PCYF Termites include:
Ellis Seary
Jamor Logan
Kymani Fair
Keira Finnigan
Breeze Blankenship
Kash Mitchell
Chaden Whiteside
Isaac Whitney
Josiah Miller
Gideon Dorma
Mason Cole
Kannon Cooper
Bo Wilson
Chase Ramsey
Corey Sharpton
Wyatt Rich
Alonzo Gary
Jayson Sharpton
Ezekiel Bullington
Gabe Bailes
Coaches: Russell Wilson (head coach), AJ Bailes, Tylor Brown, John Cole, Dalvin Littlejohn, Jamor Logan, Kyerra Thomas, Michael Thomas

Mighty Mites players included:
Axel Love
Grayson Overholt
Ashton Hines
Karter Gary
Carter Ross
Chase Beiler
Khain Gary
Oden Dominguez
David Johnson
Slayde Foster
Eli Cochran
Aiden Staley
Jackson Trivette
Samson Shropshire
Coaches: Chris Cochran (head coach), Pedro Dominguez, Jess Foster