Congratulations to the Icons from Legend Athletics who won the National Championship of Senior Level 3 D2 Division on Sunday morning, December 12th at the DCU Center in Worcester.

Photo Angela Sawyer
Photo Angela Sawyer

Icons are 12-18 year olds. The Team is coached by Heather Tupper. Team members include

  • Jayda Moore
  • Destiny Ray
  • Olivia Leighton
  • Alexa Murphy
  • Samantha Mace
  • Calie Reece
  • Delaney Bracy
  • Natalie Sawyer
  • Natalie Renwick
  • Ally Brown
  • Brielle Weatherbee
  • Whitney Jordan
  • Ashley Haskell
  • Molly Smith

When the Icons competed they all had a name written on their wrists

Photo Olivia Leighton
Photo Olivia Leighton

Each of the Icons had a name on their wrists. They were competing honoring the 13 fallen soldiers of the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26, 2021 and also Hancock County Sheriff Deputy Luke Gross who was killed while on duty.

Honored were

  • Deputy Luke Gross
  • Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo
  • Sgt. Nicole L. Gee
  • Lance Cpl. Rylee J McCollum
  • Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover
  • Cpl. Hunter Lopez
  • Cpl. Daegan W. Page
  • Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez
  • Lance Cpl. David Espinoza
  • Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz
  • Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola
  • Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui
  • Navy Corpsman Maxton W. Soviak
  • Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss

Thanks to Angela Sawyer for the information

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