By Sam Poe
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 2:07 AM
The Haleyville Lions football team played in the "Showdown In T-Town" 7 on 7 tournament Tuesday. This tournament was hosted by Northridge High School in Tuscaloosa. Teams participating in this event were Pleasant Grove High School (5A), Lawrence County High School (5A), Oak Mountain High School (6A), Sipsey Valley High School (3A), Hillcrest Tuscaloosa High School (6A), Haleyville High School (4A), and Northridge High School B Team (6A). Haleyville won the tournament championship by finishing with the overall best record.
Coach Mark Heaton stated, "We are blessed with great kids and coaches that have worked extremely hard and put in long hours since our first round playoff loss last November. We are excited that the summer is coming to a close and anticipating the start of fall practice on August 5th. This tournament win gives us a lot of momentum and excitement heading into fall practice. We are thankful for all of our sponsors that have supported us throughout the summer and thankful for all the Lord has done for this team."
Photo and story are courtesy of Coach Mark Heaton.