Matt StameyThe Gainesville Sun
Patrick DoveTreasure Coast Newspapers
Ryan RevockStatesville Record & Landmark
The winning image succeeds as being a compelling moment accompanied by an equally compelling caption that adds another dimension to the photograph and captures the spirit and struggle of the subject. The second place image succeeds in capturing the intensity that the competitors feel in the moments before the game. The third place image captures the moment perfectly, the elation of the victors over their fallen opponents.
Judges: Matthew Hatcher/The Marion Star, Andy Spessard/Freelance