Nick Leone and Christian Westphal, players from Madison Youth Football, were named to the 8th-grade Connecticut South All-Star youth football team.
The team traveled to Greenwich, CT this past weekend to play New York City on Dec 1st and then New Jersey or Long Island on Dec. 2nd.
Leone was named a captain and started at running back. Westphal provided the up front blocking, starting at right guard.
They beat New York City 35-6 on Saturday and earned a spot in the Regional Finals against Long Island on Sunday. Connecticut won that game as well by a score of 28-0.
Next Nick and Christian travel with team Connecticut to Columbus, Ohio to play Massachusetts on Dec 8th and then Maryland or Illinois (team Chicago) on Dec 9th.
Scores and updates can be followed here www.facebook.com/NationalChampionship. Saturday game time is set for 4PM.