The Santa Cruz High School Mock Trial team, winner of the county competition, competed at the State championships March 19-21 in San Jose. Finishing with a 2 win-2 loss record, the team placed 17th. Shea McElroy, 9th grade, brought home top honors as Best Defense Expert Witness. The team is led by attorney volunteer coaches (and Eddy Award winners for Community Supporter of 2009) Michelle and Steven LaBerge. Stacey Falls is their teacher/coach.