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Optimist Eagles battle, but lose two

Patty Webb Special to the Eagle
Optimist Eagles cheerleaders perform during a timeout of the Eagles game against First Baptist of Naples.

Photo by ROGER LALONDE

Patty Webb Special to the Eagle Optimist Eagles cheerleaders perform during a timeout of the Eagles game against First Baptist of Naples.

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Luke Delcampare looks for running room in his Junior team loss to First Baptist.
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Optimist Eagles cheerleaders perform during a timeout of the Eagles game against First Baptist of Naples.
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Josh Wagner, who also plays for the Charter School Eagles, makes a strong open field tackle in the Optimist team's loss to First Baptist of Naples.
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Optimist Eagles Tanner Prange ready to receive ball from Howie Jordan in a Junior loss against First Baptist of Naples.
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John Edwards (7) flies to the ball to make a tackle in the Eagles Pee Wee game against First Baptist of Naples.
  • Justin Webb takes a handoff from Cooper Nettles during  the Optimist Eagles loss to First Baptist of Naples.
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Dominick Moller (87) is about to crunch the First Baptist running back in a close game that First Baptist won, 12-6.

The Marco Island Optimist football teams played their home games on Saturday. The teams battled against Baptist of Naples Beacons, but came up short in both games.

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Johnnymarco49 writes:

Your efforts were good but you'll never beat the Baptist boys. Re-think the some of the prime positions and leave their father's views on the side lines. You have a good group of boys but there are few Dads getting in the way.

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