Undefeated Moab 49ers win junior division championship
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Members and coaches of the Moab 49ers championship team pose for a photo after winning the division championship. Pictured (top row, from left) coach Kenny Lindsay, Madison Alvey, Jacob Kelly, Dante Wells, Blane Thompson, Macray Ellis, Tyler Bohannon, Corbin Mayes, Tyler Lindsay, and coach Darrin Wells; (bottom row, from left) Collin Randall, Caison Ault, Dillion Harrison, Rafe Saunders, Skyler Greenhalgh, Bailey Harrison, Chance Arbon, Brett Reed, and team manager Ean Ellis.
Members and coaches of the Moab 49ers championship team pose for a photo after winning the division championship. Pictured (top row, from left) coach Kenny Lindsay, Madison Alvey, Jacob Kelly, Dante Wells, Blane Thompson, Macray Ellis, Tyler Bohannon, Corbin Mayes, Tyler Lindsay, and coach Darrin Wells; (bottom row, from left) Collin Randall, Caison Ault, Dillion Harrison, Rafe Saunders, Skyler Greenhalgh, Bailey Harrison, Chance Arbon, Brett Reed, and team manager Ean Ellis.
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The Moab 49ers youth football team ended its season undefeated and won first place at the Four Corners Youth Football Championships.

The team came away with two big wins and the championship after traveling to Gallup, N.M., last weekend, Nov. 2 and 3, to compete in the 8-, 9-, and 10-year-old division. 

The 49ers first game was played on Saturday, Nov. 2. Moab’s youth football team defeated the Gallup Lobos 19-14. In the second game on Sunday, Nov. 3, the Moab team played the Gallup Bulldogs in the championship game and handily defeated Gallup by the score of 22-8. With the win, the Moab 49ers were awarded the title of Northern New Mexico Junior Division Champions.

The 49ers ended the 2013 season with a 9-0 record, making the team undefeated for the second straight year. The 49ers went 3-0 against the other Moab City Recreation team in the division, and defeated the two Blanding teams in the division twice each for a 7-0 record at the end of the regular season.

“They played above and beyond any expectations I had,” said coach Darrin Wells. “They overachieved, played hard, and gave the extra effort. They played well as a team. We had a few close, come-from-behind games. They gave their best effort.”

Wells thanked the parents of 49ers team members “for their time and patience.”

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