The Blaine Lions sixth grade football team won back-to-back championships and finished the season 12-0 after topping the Warriors at Blaine High School Oct. 28. Tony Strand scored three touchdowns including two touchdown passes from Peyton Downey for the Lions.
Team members pictured are: front row, from left: Aaron Hamby, Ryan Riedel, Malik Yankaway. Second row: Josh Beinke, Jack Schwab, Bryce Brodzinksi, Tony Strand, Hunter Erickon, Hunter Hake, Connor Gould, Paul Hargrove. Third row: Ryan Wanless, Drew Barnett, Tyler Strand, Peyton Downey, Mac Enlow, Tony Skenzich, John Ekstrom. Back row: Coach Downey, Coach Erickson, Coach Hargrove and Coach Strand. Photo submitted