Thanksgiving Day football in Yatesville game draws big crowd

Thanksgiving Day’s Turkey Bowl wasn’t for just the big boys as Patrick Francis (7) looks for blocking on an end around. - Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Steve Capitano, Falls, gets tagged during the annual Turkey Day Bowl game at Pittston Area’s practice football field located behind the high school. - Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Brian Waznick, Scranton, tries to hang on to the ball he just caught. - Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
QB Paul Francis (8) attmpts to release the ball before being stopped by Tony Tragiia (92). - - Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Kaden Rowan, 11, does his best to slide by Brian Woznick for a gain. - - Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

YATESVILLE — Members of the Greater Pittston community gathered at the practice field at Pittston Area High School for an annual game of Thanksgiving football.

The sizeable crowd included people of all ages, including players from outside Greater Pittston.

Thanksgiving Day’s Turkey Bowl wasn’t for just the big boys as Patrick Francis (7) looks for blocking on an end around.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_Turkey-Day-Bowl-1.jpgThanksgiving Day’s Turkey Bowl wasn’t for just the big boys as Patrick Francis (7) looks for blocking on an end around. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Steve Capitano, Falls, gets tagged during the annual Turkey Day Bowl game at Pittston Area’s practice football field located behind the high school.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_Turkey-Day-Bowl-2.jpgSteve Capitano, Falls, gets tagged during the annual Turkey Day Bowl game at Pittston Area’s practice football field located behind the high school. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Brian Waznick, Scranton, tries to hang on to the ball he just caught.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_Turkey-Day-Bowl-3.jpgBrian Waznick, Scranton, tries to hang on to the ball he just caught. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

QB Paul Francis (8) attmpts to release the ball before being stopped by Tony Tragiia (92).
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_Turkey-Day-Bowl-4.jpgQB Paul Francis (8) attmpts to release the ball before being stopped by Tony Tragiia (92). Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Kaden Rowan, 11, does his best to slide by Brian Woznick for a gain.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_Turkey-Day-Bowl-5.jpgKaden Rowan, 11, does his best to slide by Brian Woznick for a gain. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

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