Oh when the Saints...

Titus Mohler, The Suffolk News-Herald
Four Nansemond-Suffolk Academy football teams have now marched into history as state champions. Each of those teams had a different coach, and Lew Johnston was the latest, adding to the Saints’ rich history while wrapping up his coaching career with his first state title.

“To be able to go out on top, that’s a dream come true, so that makes it extra special,” Johnston said on Saturday, the day after his Saints defeated Atlantic Shores Christian School 38-18 for the championship.

He was excited to be able to make his dream come true at NSA.

“From the day I stepped in the door there to be interviewed, I knew it was a special place,” he said. “I knew it’s where the Lord wanted me to be. He led me there. But the people are just absolutely wonderful. They have welcomed me with open arms.”

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Nansemond-Suffolk Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory private school located in Suffolk, VA. Pre-kindergarten - Grade 12.