The Duneland School Board members recognized the Chesterton High School Boys Soccer Team State Champions last evening at their December meeting for winning their second state championship in three years. CHS also broke eight scoring records in the victory and led the Knights, 6-0 at halftime this past October 31.
The school board also recognized the accomplishments of team members Zack Bowser who scored goals and had two assists and Senior Nick Biel who was named the IHSAA Mental Attitude Award for excelling in a strong mental attitude, scholarship, leadership, and athletic ability.
Team members present at the meeting were, front row, left to right, Will Aurricchio, Eric Sparks, Sebastian Kogl, John Kovalan, Liam Grimes, Matteo Guerrero, Jacob Perkins, Tommy Oros and Ryan O’Dell. Back Row: Coach Lucas Sabedra, Josh Wadowski, Matt Marmolejo, Kevin McCoy, Quin Haggerty, Zack Bowser, Kaden Donnella, Gage Torres, Nick Biel, Matt Lane and Coach Tom Biel. Not pictured are team members Charlie Eaton, Josh Pearson, Danny Serianni, Ethan Schlyer, Benicio Alvarez, David Jugovic, Hayden Stott, Anthony McCrovitz, Ethan Boedeker, Gavin Bailey, Vinnie Campaniello, Gage Kruper and Coaches Austin Haire and Scott Bartlett.
Duneland Schools photo by Bridget Martinson.