No. 1: Finished business

It began last December, when Phoebus suffered a demoralizing loss in the state semifinals. Adopting the motto “Unfinished Business,” the Phantoms went to work and ultimately blew through the 2008 season unbeaten, capturing the program’s fourth Division 5 state championship in eight years. The ingredients: a suffocating defense, a punishing ground game and an effective passing attack. Coach Bill Dee’s best team inserted itself into the discussion of the best squads the Peninsula has produced. Rob Ostermaier, Daily Press
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