Cheshire Junior Football has kicked off the final weekend of the season. In the Bowl Championship Series title game on Saturday, sixth grade (5-6) came up just short of a crown, falling 12-6 to Bristol at Clem Lemire Field in Newington.
On Sunday, Cheshire High School hosts the Shoreline Youth Football Conference finals. CJF fifth grade (second seed, 9-1) faces top-seeded Southington at 11 a.m.
Playing Guilford (second seed) in the finale at 5 p.m., CJF eighth grade (top seed, 10-0) aims to become the first squad to win five championships in a row.
All five games will be broadcast live at www.sportingnewsct.com. Other title games are listed below.
Southington (second seed) vs. Branford (sixth seed), 9 a.m.
Shelton (top seed) vs. Wallingford (second seed), 1 p.m.
Monroe (top seed) vs. Glastonbury (second seed), 3 p.m.
Last Sunday, CJF picked up three semifinal victories. At CHS, eighth grade beat Branford 40-6 and fifth grade won 47-19 over Madison. In road action, sixth grade earned a 24-6 victory over Guilford.
Also on the road, seventh grade (7-3) fell 28-24 to Glastonbury and third/fourth grade (6-3-1) lost 19-0 to Southington.