Pinellas Park Thunderbirds’ Varsity Mighty Mites compete in the Battle of the Bay Regional Championship on Saturday, Dec. 1.
PINELLAS PARK – The Pinellas Park Thunderbirds’ Varsity Mighty Mites football team (9-1-1) beat the previously undefeated Northeast Bandits in the Suncoast Youth Football Conference Championship on Nov. 17 at St. Petersburg High School.
While clinging to a halftime lead of 8-0, the Thunderbirds put it into overdrive and dominated the second half to win the game 30-0. Quarterback Ty Vongvenekeo passed for two touchdowns caught by wide receiver Brenyen Scott. RB Lawrence Tofili and WR Khaishef Edwards also scored.
This is the first championship won by the Thunderbird organization in 15 years. Including the playoff games, the Thunderbirds outscored their opponents 186-7 with 11 shutouts.
Now the team will head to Tampa to participate in the Battle of the Bay Regional Championship on Saturday, Dec. 1, noon, at Tampa’s Skyway Park, 4840 Independence Pkwy. They play the undefeated Nuccio Jaguars of the Tampa Bay Youth Football League.