Fourth-grade all stars take second in tournament

The Blount County 4th-grade girls all star team took second place in the Cullman Invitational last month. The team defeated Hanceville 16-7 in the first round before knocking off Cold Springs 22-9 in the semifinals. In the championship game, Parkside held off Blount County 18-17 to win the tournament. Pictured are (bottom row, left to right) Hannah Armstrong, Jayleigh Tawbush, Shelby Green, Lana Penney, and Jordan Criswell. Top row (left to right) head coach Gregg Armstrong, Kelsi Goodwin, Anna Hood, Clancy Irey, Taya Johnson, Hannah Duke, and assistant coach Jay Tawbush.