HUNTERSVILLE – Six players on SouthLake Christian Academy’s state championship football team were named to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Division III all-state team: running back Robert Washington Jr.; linebackers Grant Bushinski, Jalen Nash and Zack Dudan; wide receiver Conner O’Donnell; and offensive lineman Chris Lutzel.

The Eagles defeated Victory Christian 7-0 to win the state title on Nov. 15.