South Portland’s Big Red junior varsity football team, comprised of fifth and sixth graders, recently won the Maine Youth Football League state title, defeating the Freeport Falcons, 12-6, in the championship game.

Back row (from left): Amir Broadus, Jackson Juers, Nolan Hobbs, Hunter Cichon, Jack Cole and Antonio Romero.

Middle row: Nick Stinson, Matthew Fogg, Adian Morley, Johnny Poole, Brett Bogosian and Braden Smith.

Front row: Anthony Cloutier and Rilan Smith.

Coaches: Mark Cloutier and Craig Hobbs.