On Wed., Dec. 9, the Worley Spartans defeated the Meisler Chiefs 29-7 to win the Parish Championship for middle school football.
Friends, family and fans cheered on the team led by Coach David Davis, the team finished the season undefeated. Davis motivates the Spartans at every opportunity with what he says is the recipe to success.
“Discipline, dedication, determination,” shouts the team when their coach calls for the components of what it takes to be successful on and off the field.
Damond Leonard, 13, served as the captain and lead the team in scored touchdowns for the season.
“The team practiced hard and all of our work paid off in the end,” said Leonard.
This season the Spartans won two titles–JPPSS Westbank Champions and JPPSS Parish Champions.