June 16, 2009
On Sunday, June 14, the Chantilly Youth Association Bearcats, a seventh-grade boys’ basketball team, won their Spring League championship at Herndon High School. The Bearcats were coached by Doug Sawitzky. Trailing by as many as 13 points, the Bearcats stormed back to grab a 46-45 win and finish the year at 11-2. Pictured are (back row, from left): Jeff Wallhermfetchel, Yousaf Ahmed, Ricky Richardson, Ian Buck, Bret Gibson and coach Sawitzky; (bottom row, left to right) Tushar Govil, Rohan Punnoose, Tasseen Haque and Matt Kennedy.