Two St. Mary's Mock Trial teams with a total of 22 students competed in the district mock trial competition at the end of February. The case this year is criminal case involving a band break-up, fireworks, social media, and a stampede in a classic old theater that left a concert goer dead. Students took on the roles of attorneys and witnesses to try the case from both sides, prosecution and defense. The JV team earned a 6th place finish, and the Varsity team went undefeated in all four rounds to finish 1st in the district and earn a spot in the state level competition this weekend in Portland. Additionally, Anais Fang and Logan Diaz McNeal earned individual honors as outstanding witnesses in their respective roles as music fan Stevie Raven and the defendant Cy Miles. Varsity team members are Beatrice King, Anais Fang, Tomas Hernandez, Angelica Baker, Alaya Metwally, Sam Guyer, Lance Parrish, Will Kranenburg, Kylie Kinsella, and Liam Cho. The teams are coached by Kacey Dewing and attorney and St. Mary's parent Tracy McGovern.