Chapel Hill Rockets dominate Duck River league

Friday, January 6, 2012
The Division I Chapel Hill Rockets celebrate their undefeated season.

The Division I Chapel Hill Rockets (8-9 years old) dominated the Duck River Valley Youth Football League in 2011, compiling an undefeated 10-0 record, including a 13-7 win over Middle Tennessee Christian School in the title game.

The Rockets, coached by John Dippold outscored their opponents 259-6 in the regular season and were not scored upon until Week 8 when the Cornersville Bulldogs scored six points in a 33-6 win for Chapel Hill.

The closest score during the regular season campaign was an 18-point margin when the Rockets beat archrival Cascade 18-0 in Week 3.

The Rockets string of shutouts began with a 27-0 triumph over Moore County in the opening week of play on August 20.

The Chapel Hill gridiron warriors then won by the following scores:

Chapel Hill 35 Columbia Academy 0

Chapel Hill 18 Cascade 0

Chapel Hill 27 Community 0

Chapel Hill 33 MTCS 0

Chapel Hill 27 Liberty 0

Chapel Hill 34 Flintville 0

Chapel Hill 33 Cornersville 6

Chapel Hill 25 Eagleville 0

MTCS finished second with a 8-2 record and was followed by Cascade (7-3), Moore County, Liberty, and Cornersville all posted 5-4 records, Community finished at 3-6, Eagleville 2-7, Flintville 1-8, and Columbia Academy was winless at 0-9.

In the Flag Division (4-7 years old), Columbia Academy finished first with an 8-1 record and Chapel Hill was tied for second at 7-2. Cornersville finished at 4-5.

The Division II (10-11 years old) winners were Cascade at 8-1, while Chapel Hill finished tied for second with MTCS at 7-2 and Cornersville was 3-6.

Cornersville and Community finished tied for first place in Division III (12-13 years old) with identical 8-1 records, while the Rockets were one game back at 7-2.