The San Pedro High School (SPHS) Male Football team captured the Northern Regional Championship on Saturday, February 6th during the Northern High Schools (NSTA) Sports Football Regional Tournament 2016. Hosted by Escuela Secondaria Tecnica Mexico (ESTM), the tournament saw the participation of male and female football teams from Corozal Community College (CCC), SPHS, ESTM, Orange Walk Technical High School (OWTHS) and New Hope High School (NHHS). Even though the SPHS girls finished in third place, the SPHS boys managed to claim first in their division earning the right to represent the north at the National Secondary School Sport Association (NSSSA) Football Nationals 2016.
Overall CCC claimed first place in the female division with OWTHS in second and SPHS in third place. Taking first place in the male division was SPHS, while ESTM placed second and NHHS placed third. The Most Valuable Player award was given to Gabriela Cowo from CCC, and Luis Valdez from SPHS. With their win, the CCC female football team and SPHS male football team will be representing the Northern Region at the NSSSA Football Nationals scheduled for Saturday, February 20th.
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