The Ida Lee Ravens and Fauquier County Vikings are champions of the first annual Elite Youth Flag Football tournament, hosted by the Ashburn Youth Pro Flag Football League June 11 at The George Washington University Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn.
The tournament featured championship teams from three Loudoun based leagues - Cascades Flag Football in Sterling, Ida Lee Flag Football in Leesburg and Ashburn Youth Pro Flag Football - along with champions from the Fauquier County Youth Pro Flag Football League.
The Ida Lee Ravens came from behind to win both of their games in the Under 11 age division. The Ravens trailed the Fauquier County Jaguars 20-6 at halftime of the championship game before rallying for a 35-34 victory.
The Ravens advanced to the championship after defeating the previously undefeated Cascades Titans, 26-24, in the first round. The Jaguars reached the title game following a 31-19 win against the Ashburn Youth Pro Flag Vikings.
In the Under 13 division, the Fauquier County Vikings scored a 16-13 victory over the Ashburn Youth Pro Flag Lions in the championship game. The Vikings and Lions each recorded double-digit wins in the first round to reach the final.
Ida Lee Ravens 35, Fauquier County Jaguars 34
Fauquier County Vikings 16, Ashburn Youth Pro Flag Lions 13
Ida Lee Ravens 26, Cascades Titans 24
Fauquier County Jaguars 31, Ashburn Youth Pro Flag Vikings 19
Fauquier County Vikings 41, Cascades Falcons 15
Ashburn Youth Pro Flag Lions 41, Ida Lee Titans 7