Ascension Cougars claim two bowl championships

Staff reports

Two Cougar football teams won division championships Sunday in the Jefferson Parish Recreation Department’s 14th annual Bulldog Bowl in Metairie.

The Cougars C team, made up of players ages 8 and younger, beat Slidell Gold 8 All-Stars, 20-6, and the Slidell Orange 8 All-Stars, 26-6, on Saturday to advance to the 7- and 8-year-old Open Division Championship game on Sunday. The Cougars won the championship, 25-13, over the Girard Viking 8 All-Stars.

The Cougars B team, made up of players age 10 and younger, had a forfeit on Saturday to advance. The B team won the 9- and 10-year-old Open Blue Division Championship game by beating the Slidell Gold 10 All-Stars 12-6 in overtime.

The Cougar A team advanced to the 11- and 12-year-old Open Green Championship by beating the Pelican Park Panthers 12 All-Stars, 48-6. The Cougars lost to the Dutchtown Mighty Griffins 21-6 in the championship game.

The Cougar D team, made up of players 6 and younger, lost to the Lakeview Vikings 6 All-Stars, 6-0, and the Slidell 6 All-Stars, 21-0.

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