With the same passing attack that won them the American League crown during the regular season, Thayer Middle's smooth-working touch football team captured the Yard championship by rolling over the National League's leading Matthews North sextet, 18 to 0, at Soldiers Field.
Passes accounted for all the scoring, as Thayer pushed one touchdown across in the first quarter and two more in the final stanza. For the first score, Dave Cairns whipped a 10-yard pass to Tom Rogers after Jim Anderson's spectacular catch set up the play.
when Brandy Lovely tossed to him in the end zone. Lovely scored the third touchdown on another pass.
Jerry Murphy, Thayer's high-scoring end, rang up his forty-eighth point of the season early in the fourth period