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Sports - March 27, 2009

Nationals are champs

The St. Joan of Arc sixth-grade "National" boys basketball team are all smiles after beating a very good Catholic Community of Pleasanton team in the finals of the Tri-Valley 2009 CYO championship, played at San Ramon Valley High School. CCOP took a 10-2 lead early in the game but St. Joan came back with a strong third quarter to win, 32-20. St. Joan ended the season with an impressive 12-1 record.

Team members are (front, l-r) Sam Bennett, Matt Thayer, Jordan Weiss, Michael Mahony, Kevin Wei, Soren Esfahani, (rear) Jake Veazey, Riley Struck, Coach Jim Alexander, Coach Dave Struck, Trevor Alexander and Cole Becker.