The Portland Raiders football team (5th and 6th grades) reached the recent championship game of the Maine Youth Football League and also received the Sportsmanship Award. The Raiders lost to Freeport in the final, 34-24.
Front row (from left): Billy MacVane, James Semon, Brayden Shaw, Clyde Spencer, Jonathan Bouchard and Noah Kennedy-Jensen.
Second row: Head coach Jason Jackson, Jacob Bouchard, Conner Coleman, Daviel Cruz, Antonio Viola, Nick Serappa, Brandon Chapin and assistant coach Brian Bouchard.
Third row: Anthony Pacitti, Patrick Green, Grant Crosby, Reid Nichols, Ben Vachon and Jamal Cariglia.
Fourth row: Aidan DiMillo, Harry Rubin, Charlie Benider, Amani Peeples-Gorman and Jaelen Jackson.
Back row: Assistant coach Cesar Viola, assisant coach David Cruz, Blain Alves, Calvin Benider, John Hight, Evan Miller, Owen Pfaff and assistant coach Damion Peeples.