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Washington County Pit Bulls vs. Wenatchee Rams

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    2018 Washington County Pit Bulls

    The Washington County Pit Bulls are an American Football amateur team residing in Hillsboro, Oregon that provides athletes a top-quality opportunity to extend their football playing career in an environment of good sportsmanship. These athletes have a wide array of playing experience, from no experience to professional Arena and International experience, and want to pursuit a platform for competing after their college eligibility has been exhausted. The Washington County Pit Bulls compete in the Western Washington Football Alliance that is comprised of 18 teams between Hillsboro, Oregon and Bellingham, Washington.

    Washington County Pit Bulls encourages our athletes to use semi-pro football as a sport to:

    • Improve their athletic excellence and build an athletic resume. 
    • Build life skills of leadership, teamwork, and self-confidence.

    The Washington County Pit Bulls are a non-profit organization with strong community ties and recruits local home grown talent.  The Washington County and all of its communities are proud of its athletics and proud to be the home of the Pit Bulls. 

    Click on the link below to register for a try out with the Washington County Pit Bulls!!!

    Mark Ancheta

    Owner and Head Coach

    Come support your Washington County Pit Bulls

    Come support your 2018 Washington County Pit Bulls. Saturday evenings 6pm Kick offs at Hare Field 1151 NE Grant St Hillsboro OR

    The #5 Washington County Pit Bulls prepares for #1 Wenatchee Rams to come into town.

    (Hare Field, Hillsboro OR)

    On a sunny and warm Saturday afternoon, the #5 Washington County Pit Bulls prepares for #1 Wenatchee Rams to come into town.  Two weeks after losing a very close game against cross town rivals, the Portland Raiders, the energy at practice, the attitude, and focus was very upbeat.  

    "It was nice to be on the field on a sunny and warm afternoon" said Head Coach Mark Ancheta.  It was a stark contrast to the two preseason games played against the Kitsap County Storm and the Raiders.  Both games were cold and heavy down pours.  "Its nice not having to battle with the elements.  We got a lot done today and cleaned up some of our technique.  Both QB's Cody Patterson and Kyron Carlson are back in action during practice looking very good.   It was a good two weeks that we got to heal up from injuries and get some specific installs".

    The Wenatchee Rams have taken the #1 team ranking in the WWFA after a dominant performance against the Portland Raiders in a 27-0 victory.  The Rams have done a lot of recruiting and have built a very good product on the field.  There are a number of athletes that went over from the Puyallup Nation Kings, last years Western Washington Football Alliance  (WWFA) championship and the runner up to the minor league national title champion.  

    "There are a lot of athletes that we are familiar with when the Pit Bulls, then branded as the Portland Pit Bulls, traveled up to Puyallup to face the Kings in 2016.  We got a chance to see them live against the Portland Raiders and they are pretty impressive with the depth that they traveled with.  They are a physical team and we have to match that level of physicality" stated Ancheta.

    May 19, 2018 marks the start of the regular season for the WWFA.  It has been an off season, that for the Pit Bulls,  are now looking to make a name for themselves in a new league.  The Pit Bulls are currently ranked #5 entering the regular season.  This weekends game on 5/19 will be a very good measuring stick of how well the Pit Bulls can compete against a very deep roster with some very good size.

    This game will also feature an animal fostering event for a local non-profit called Bikers4Bullies.  Bikers4Bullies is a non profit that assists animal fosters finding new homes and families.   Bikers4Bullies will have a few puppies on display and to help educate about the process of finding new homes for animals currently in foster homes including some of the services they provide to foster families.  Visit their Facebook page at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/bikersforbullies/  

    Concessions will be provided by another local non profit- Ka lei Hali'a O Ka Lokelani, a local hula halau out of Aloha OR.   https://www.facebook.com/KaLeiHaliaOKaLokelani/

    The game will be streamed live over internet radio provided by Westside Mobile Media at http://www.mixlr.com/banksbraves

    "We are very proud to be able to work with local non profits here in the Washington County.  We have built so many very good business relationships with the local businesses here and with the community.  We want to represent the Washington County and match the pride that the communities and businesses show.   Lets pack Hare Field Stadium!!!" coach Ancheta.

    Gates for general admission open at 430pm.  General admission for 13 and over is $10.  All children 12 and under are free with a paying adult.  Seniors and Military with ID are $8.  Kick off is at 6pm this Saturday 5/19/18 at Hare Field 1151 NE Grant Street Hillsboro, OR 97124. All gate collected helps with operational costs including facilities rentals and referee fees.   

     

    WR Dakota Moultrie catches a pass in the second quarter against the Portland Raiders 4/28/18
    Defensive End Jaron Jones on one of his tackles team leading 7.5 total tackles and 4 tackles for loss.
    #22 Defensive End Jaron Jones returns an interception for a touchdown against the Southern Oregon Renegades
    Pit Bull Athletes Boogie Watkins, Trevor Dye, Carlos Rodriguez-Garcia
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