SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield International Charter School (SICS) Girls Basketball team won the Division 5 state championship in March.

Congressman Richard Neal will join SICS officials and members of the girl’s basketball team to give remarks that were submitted to the Congressional Record in recognition of their victory at 11 a.m. on Monday.

The state championships were held in Lowell and the girls were able to secure the title by beating Millis High School 42 to 32, their first in the school’s history.

The team’s head coach, Tyrone Reid told 22News how important this win is,” Anytime you get to come down here and celebrate a championship, it’s an honor, so we’re excited. It’s been a great year and it’s a great way to wrap it up.”