Crushing the competition
St. John the Divine’s Orange Crush team (pictured) won the United Church Athletic League soccer championship. Led by coaches Shawn Gross and Billy Bragan, the third- and fourth-grade boys defeated a River Oaks Baptist School team, 3-1, in the final game. The Orange Crush finished the regular season in a tie for first place and was seeded first in the playoffs. The championship soccer team is (top row, from left) coach Billy Bragan and coach Shawn Gross; (middle row, from left) Stockard Bragan, Maxwell Gross, Sam Griggs, Angus Harris, Lawson Duncan, David Qian, Phillip Sitton; (bottom row, from left) Spencer Fairbanks, Adrian Castillo, Connor McCain, Pierce Crist, William Sasser and Parker Moore; not pictured: Lachlan McFarland.
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