Edward Little High School junior Gage Cloutier reacts during a basketball game between the EL unified basketball team and staff at the Auburn high school on Friday. The Red Eddies punished the staff 15-7. The game was held during a pep rally for the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams before they headed to Portland to play for the Class AA boys’ and girls’ state championships on Friday evening. Each of EL’s winter teams was recognized during the rally. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)