ACMFL Roundup: Garfield is new ‘Beast of the East’

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“Holla if you hear me in the East,” as the younger crowd would gesture in reference to two series sweeps in Wilkinsburg (4-0) and Homewood (3-0-1) over the weekend. In doing so, they broke a third place tie that was held by Wilkinsburg and the Hill District after week six and rank two and three, respectively. But the new “Beast of the East” Garfield (2-1-1) got their series win against the Hill to become the first organization of the 2009 season to reach 20 wins. Lincoln rebounded with the third-best mark in the league, winning their series over North Shore, 3-1. Yet, last but not least, let’s give a shout out to the Braddock organization (2-1-1) who had one of their best showings of the season in a series win over West Pittsburgh.

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Let’s take a look at how your community fared:

Scores:

Clairton vs Homewood: Twerps 0-46 (Homewood); Termites 0-0; M. Mites 7-19 (Homewood); Midgets 13-14 (Homewood).

 

Braddock vs West Pittsburgh: Twerps 27-0 (Braddock); Termites 7-6 (Braddock); M. Mites 6-26 (West Pittsburgh); Midgets (Braddock wins due to forfeit)

 

Garfield vs Hill District: Twerps 19-0 (Garfield); Termites 10-0 (Garfiled); M. Mites 7-6 (Hill); Midgets 7-7 (Tie)

 

North Side vs Wilkinsburg: Twerps 0-14 (Wilkinsburg); Termites 0-35 (Wilkinsburg); M. Mites 0-28 (Wilkinsburg); Midgets 0-12 (Wilkinsburg)

 

North Shore vs Lincoln: Twerps 12-18 (Lincoln); Termites 7-0 (North Shore); M. Mites 0-27 (Lincoln); Midgets 0-45 (Lincoln)

THIS WEEK’S STANDINGS

1. Wilkinsburg 4-0

2. Homewood 3-0-1

3. Lincoln 3-1

4. Braddock 2-1-1

5. Garfield 2-1-1

6. Hill District 1-2-1

7. West Pittsburgh 1-2-1

8. North Shore 1-3

9. Clairton 0-3-1

10. North Side 0-4

OVERALL STANDINGS:

1. Garfield 20-6-2

2. Wilkinsburg 18-8-2

3. Homewood 18-9-1

4. Hill District 15-10-3

5. North Shore 14-13-1

6. Lincoln 13-11-4

7. Clairton 7-18-3

8. West Pittsburgh 7-19-2

9. North Side 6-20-2

10. Braddock 5-21-2

A look at who will do battle in Week 8:

All Games begin on Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m.

Wilkinsburg at Homewood (Sunday)

Clairton at W. Pittsburgh

Hill District at Braddock

Garfield at North Shore

North Side at Lincoln

(Follow our weekly coverage of the ACMFL and make your comments on http://www.newpittsburghcourieronline.com)

(D.W. Howze can be reached at dwhowze@newpittsburghcourier.com)

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