The Elmhurst Airborne fourth grade Black Team started February on a high note with a championship at the One-Day Shootout Tournament at Wheaton Academy on Feb. 1.
Playing against some tough competition, the Airborne first defeated the Palatine Predators 21-20, then went on to beat the St. Charles Storm 20-19. They decisively won the championship match against the Wheaton Thunder 36-24.
Team members include (pictured from left to right): Johnny Hilgart, Jack Wagner, Chaz Peters, David Ciccarone, Ben Foley, Chris Markuson, Jake Reishus , Damian Pacheco and Max Hansmann. Airborne players who are not pictured are Connor Bare and Jahkari Harris. The team is coached by Sue Markuson, along with assistants Chris Wagner and Anthony Ciccarone.