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  • LOCAL REPORT

  • The Central Point sixth-grade Pop Warner football team completed an unbeaten season Sunday by winning the Junior Midget state championship at Autzen Stadium in Eugene.
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  • The Central Point sixth-grade Pop Warner football team completed an unbeaten season Sunday by winning the Junior Midget state championship at Autzen Stadium in Eugene.
    Central Point defeated Cottage Grove, 35-6, improving its record to 9-0. It went 6-0 during the Rogue Valley Pop Warner regular season.
    Against Cottage Grove, Central Point gained nearly 450 yards of total offense while holding the opposition to 50.
    Quarterback Trevor Davis passed for one touchdown and ran for another; tailback Gavin Acrey had a receiving TD and stripped a runner of the ball and returned the fumble 60 yards; tailback Robert Amoson ran for a score and had 45 receiving yards; and Trevin Kirk caught a TD pass.
    In other state championship games involving Rogue Valley teams, the seventh-grade Scenic Spartans defeated Willamette, 26-13; the fourth-grade Medford Renegades downed Thurston, 14-6; and the fifth-grade Pee Wee Medford Panthers lost 12-6 to Thurston.
    In runner-up games, the Medford Panthers (sixth grade) beat Thurston 34-7 in Junior Midget play.
    Three Mighty Mite teams (grades first to third) played exhibition games and won.
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