Blount 12-and-under all stars win district

The Blount County Girls No. 1 All-Star basketball team won the District 4 Tournament in Piedmont and will play in the state tournament this weekend. The team defeated Jacksonville 35-22, Hokes Bluff 33-25, and Heflin 32-15 to win the title. The other Blount County all star team advanced to the semifinals before falling to Heflin. Pictured are: (front row, left to right) Kristen Reno, Hannah Buzbee, Brooklyn Blackmon, and Seana Kelley. Back row (left to right) head coach Nathan Fallin, Lauren Roddam, Christian Fallin, Laura Green, Grayson Taylor, and assistant coach Josh Fallin.