St. Perpetua 6th grade girls national team clinches league championship
Submitted by Kevin Guthrie
Front row, from left, Quinn Guthrie, Sophie Westen, Anya Peterson, Erin Hambidge; back row from left, coach Kevin Guthrie, Lauren Kuo, Kate Carter, Sarah McCarthy, Alexa Carter, Alexandra Ames, Keilly Kilpatrick, Molly Strohmeyer, coach Gregg Ames. Photo Jack Carter
The St. Perpetua 6th-grade Girls CYO National Team capped off an exciting basketball season with a pair of overtime wins in the West Diablo League Playoffs Feb. 25 and 26. The entire team exhibited grit, determination and teamwork throughout the highly competitive season as they secured six of their 11 wins by three or fewer points, including a two-point victory in the semifinals and a come-from-behind, one-point victory in the Championship game.