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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Flag football 'Raiders' win league, top playoff seed


May 23, 2019

Photo provided/Shawn Hittenberger

The Creswell "Oakland" Raiders – a flag football team of Creslane fourth graders that competes in a Eugene-Springfield area NFL Flag Football league – won its last two regular-season games May 19 to finish at the top of their league and secure the top seed to the June 9 playoffs.

"After their only loss on Mother's Day, they had a more determined attitude going into these last two games," said head coach Shawn Hittenberger.

The Raiders' won their first game Sunday, against the Carolina Panthers, 18-6.

"It was a very defensive battle, leading to a relatively low score," Hittenberger said....

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