Essex County youth get into the game
Youth players bring the runner to the ground.
Essex County Youth football began play Saturday August 23 in Westmoreland. You can’t have a High School team that went to back to back State Championship games without instilling discipline on the lower levels. The three divisions Peewee, JV, and Varsity all had a strong showing. After weeks of practice that included going to the jungle (a term the coaches coined for running from the practice field to the edge of the woods and back), the young players got to show what they had learned.