Three years ago, the Santa Margarita Pop Warner (SMPW) Jr. PeeWee Gold Eagles went 1-9. This year, three years later, they entered the Playoffs in the #1 seed position with a 7-0 record, 5 of which were shutouts. This Jr. Midget team has so much heart and character. For the playoffs, the boys had the idea to wear pink socks in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. They don’t care what other teams might think, or even if they are made fun of. They see the bigger picture and know the statement they are making.
At Saturday’s game, several people from other teams talked with them about the pink socks and praised them for doing their part in raising awareness. The Eagles won their 1st playoff game 6-0. They will continue to wear their pink socks, win or lose, throughout the month of October.