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Ballou Point Guard Ayonna Williams Gets An Assist From Her Championship Flag Football Team

By DCSAA, 05/24/16, 11:30AM EDT


By Mark Giannotto; WASHINGTON POST

Back when Ballou girls’ basketball star Ayonna Williams was a freshman, Coach Andrew Gaston made a successful pitch for her to join him on the school’s flag football team. He reasoned that it would be a good way to improve her conditioning, and those words proved prescient this spring as the Knights won the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association championship on the football field.