By Chris Galloway
The North East Little Pickers fifth and sixth grade team played the Harborcreek Huskies Saturday, Aug. 22, at Harborcreek Community Park.
The hard fought game ended in a 14-14 tie. This is the first year the Pickers joined the Erie County Youth Tackle Football League.
The ECYTFL also includes Harborcreek, Union City, Fort LeBoeuf, Corry, McKean and Seneca.
The Little Pickers offenses accounted for over 200 rushing yards amongst Bryson Galloway, JJ Wittman and Josh Bannag.
With Galloway scoring two touchdowns and Wittman converting on the two point conversion. The stout defense was lead by Landyn Ayers and Liam Jones on the front line, Colton Wittman at linebacker and Dillon Rodgers in the secondary.
Following the completion of the game where a fifth quarter was played, Noah Baker scored a touchdown from seven yards out.
Defensively Drew Landa and Kaden Devore led the team in tackles.
The Little Pickers will be in action again this Saturday, Aug. 29, at 4 p.m. vs. Union City at Summit field in Erie.