Eisenhower edges Harlem in middle school football championship

Staff Report

ROCKFORD – The Eisenhower Eagles edged Harlem Middle School, 14-12, Saturday to win the second varsity football title in Rock River Athletic Conference (RRAC) history.

Eisenhower went 5-2 during the regular season, losing to Harlem and RESA. The Eagles revenged those two losses in the playoffs, beating RESA last week to advance to the finals versus the Huskies.

The Flinn Falcons won the varsity title in 2017, the first year of RRAC play.

Eisenhower’s 2018 record:

Aug. 18 – Eisenhower defeated West by forfeit.
Aug. 25 – Eisenhower 38, Freeport 8
Aug. 29 – Eisenhower 34, Kennedy 14
Sept. 8 – Eisenhower 48, Lincoln 12
Sept. 15 – Eisenhower 16, Flinn 6
Sept. 22 – Harlem 14, Eisenhower 6
Sept. 29 – RESA 29, RESA 20
Playoffs
Oct. 6 – Eisenhower 20, RESA 14
Oct. 13 – Eisenhower 14, Harlem 12

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