It's back-to-back state championships for the Connecticut Spirit 6th grade girls team.
Coached by Adam and Amber Litwinko of Berlin, the Spirt captured their second consecutive Connecticut AAU Division 1 gold medal the weekend of May 3-4 winning five games at the tourney held in New Haven.
The 6th grade Spirit girls won the championship by beating Ridgefield 30-20. It's their second gold medal in the Connecticut Division AAU State Championships — the girls were the 5th grade champs last year.
Shown in the photo are team members: front row: Lyzi Litwinko (Berlin), Madison Glascow (Manchester), Ashanti Frasier (Newington), Lexi Harris (Newington), Abby Flores (Newington). In the back row are Coach Adam Litwinko (Berlin), Lyndsey Stanwicks (Berlin), Gabby Douglas (Bloomfied), Jorden Barden (Berlin), Angel Hart (Meriden), Kayla Flores(Newington) and Coach Amber Litwinko (Berlin).