Female football for a cause

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Tracey Spompinato

  October 21st, the day that girls took the field and proved they can play football just as well as boys.

  Powderpuff is two- hand, touch football for girls. The rules are almost the same as boy’s football rules, but a little more relaxed.

  There were four teams, one for each grade. The freshman played the sophomores and the juniors played the seniors. The winners of those games played each other in the championship game.

  “Last year I played on the Powderpuff team and it was the best experience of my life. I wish there was a real team for the school,” junior Sarah Goodwin Brook said.

  For the freshman this year it was a great way to make new friends and a fun way to be involved in the activities going around at Broughton. Girls of all grades were encouraged to participate in Powderpuff.

  “I think it’s a great opportunity for girls to have their own team in football, I’m so excited for it and what comes after it for homecoming,” freshman Sarah Wallace said.

  The students that competed last year were really excited to get another chance to win the championship.

  “I lost my shoe and chapstick all in the final play,” Brook said.

This year there was a team composed of female faculty members that competed against the seniors.

The event was in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month and all of the proceeds went to the cause.

    Sophomores beat the freshmen in the first round, and seniors came out on top to beat both the faculty e_IMG_1833 e_IMG_1645 e_IMG_1877 e_IMG_1545 e_IMG_1877team and the juniors. 

“Powderpuff was so fun, especially getting to play against some of my teachers on the faculty. Best of all it was all for the great cause of Breast Cancer Awareness,” senior Ella Webster said.