The Land O’ Lakes K-2 Battlehawks youth flag football team earned an invitation to the Under Armour Under the Lights state championships at the Tournament Sportsplex of Tampa Bay, in Tampa. The Battlehawks finished the winter season with an 8-1 mark and No. 13 state ranking, but suffered a 2-point loss in the single-elimination tournament on March 14. Battlehawks head coach Greg Marks said of the team, ‘They gave everything they had to win that game and I was so proud of them.’ Back row, from left: head coach Greg Marks, Zane Miller, Brooklyn Hencz, Brantley Wall, Christian Mirabella, Bryson Freeman, Colton Hammond and assistant coach Joey Hencz. Front row, from left: Caden Alleger, Cameron Wright, Parker Nichols, Carson Hammond, Madden Langehennig and Tanner Boyette.