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F.C. 5th-Graders Named Hoops League Champs


The Falls Church Select boys fifth-grade basketball team won the Fairfax County Youth Basketball League tournament championship this season. The team had a 12-2 record during the regular season, which resulted in a second place overall standing. They came back to beat Team Ft. Belvoir, the only team they lost to during the regular season, to secure the overall tournament championship. Ryan Fletchall was named the league MVP as well as tournament MVP. Marty Casserly was selected as an All-League player. Pictured above, from left to right, are (front row) Charlie Rowe, Ryan Fletchall, Thomas Downs, Bobby Asel, David Coon, Scott Trundle, (back row) Coach Tim Rowe, Shin Ng, Owen Thomas, Marco Ferrara, Marty Casserly, Nate Jackson, Joe Lokke, and Coach Mike Thomas. (Photo: Jennifer Thomas)