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Long runs, cute kids highlight youth flag football action at Midland Field (PHOTOS)

It was all fun and laughs Sunday in week five of the youth 9-11 Flag Football League at Midland Field in Midland Beach.

The regular season began Sept. 26 and will continue until Nov. 8.

The playoffs are scheduled for Nov. 14-15, while the Super Bowl games are slated for Dec. 5-6.

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Referees Mike Fidanza, Jr., Phil Bellino and Tommy Smith officiating 9-11 Flag Football League games at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Referees Phil Bellino and Justin Frange officiating 9-11 Flag Football League games at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Packers in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Steelers vs. Bears in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

The players honed their skills on gridirons measured at 70 x 50, and 30 x30, respectively, while playing two 25-minute halves.

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Panthers vs. Tigers in 9-11 Flag Football League Pre-K/K action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Youth flag football alive and popping at Midland Field

Jets vs. Patriots-Ross in 9-11 Flag Football League 5th-6th grade action, held at Midland Field, in Midland Beach. October 24, 2020. (Staten Island Advance/Derek Alvez)

Teams were allowed to place nine to 11 players on the field during the competition..”

“Although the season was delayed and fields were hard to come by because of COVID-19 I am very happy the kids are out there playing again,” said Mike Fidanza,league President.

“We are taking all necessary precautions to ensure everyone’s safety. All I want is for kids to be kids and have fun.

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