Safford Mighty Mites are Copper Bowl Champions

Contributed Photo/Courtesy Janel Cervantez: The Safford Bulldogs celebrate their championship in the Mighty Mite division. 

Staff Reports

SAFFORD – The Safford Bulldogs outlasted the Thatcher Eagles in overtime 12-6 to capture the Copper Bowl Championship on Saturday in Gila Valley American Youth Football.

In other games, the Morenci Cowboys beat Safford in the flag football 5-6 age division, and the Morenci Browns beat Thatcher in the flag football 7-8 age division. In Pee Wee action, Thatcher beat Safford, 45-27.