The Pender High School JROTC Male Raider Team won the 2022 Best of the Best Raider Competition on Saturday, 23 April, 2022. The male team has not won this event since 2015 when the male team won back to back championships in 2014 and 2015. Coached by SGM(R) David Shaw The team won 1st place in Litter Carry; 2nd place in the team physical fitness challenge, the One Rope Bridge, and the 5k team Road March; and 3rd place in the Logistics Relay. The male team was led by senior cadet Sam Wheeler. Also on the team was senior Cristian Cruz-Martinez, juniors; Austin Anderson, Kamden Paluck, and Tyler Guzman, sophomore; James Wood and freshman; Aidan Murray, Carter Brown, and Luis Santos-Garcia.