On Saturday, February 2nd, the San Pedro High School (SPHS) female football team became the Northern Regional Football Champions for the third time at the National Secondary Schools Sports Association (NSSSA) competition. The competition was held at the Louisiana Field in Orange Walk Town, where both male and female football teams represented SPHS. The male team was able to grab third place, while the female players not only won first place but also secured a spot in the National tournament to be held on February 15th in the Cayo District.
Coach Elshaddai Bent told The San Pedro Sun that he is very proud of the female team. He also commended the male team for their great effort. Bent stated that they would continue working hard as they aim to bring home the National Title as they did in 2017. The male SPHS team could not fight for a spot at Nationals after they were defeated by CCC 3-2. They had to settle for third place at the end of the competition.
Click here to read the rest of the article in the San Pedro Sun