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DMS Takes Second Place

The Demopolis Middle School Tigers seventh-grade boys team won second place in the Hillcrest Invitational Tournament on Jan. 12-13. They beat Collins-Riverside Middle School 23-18, but ultimately lost against Hillcrest Middle School 42-23. It was their final game of the season, which resulted in a total 12 wins and only six losses. Head Coach Jesse Bell said they “play great as a team and worked hard at practice.” The eighth-grade boys team won third place in the tournament and finished the season with eight wins and 12 losses. Pictured are, from left, (front) Kashaun Sanders, Coleman Fuqua, Montgomery Freeman, Juan Lee; (back) Head Coach Jesse Bell, Silas Mason, Kemantai Evans, Craig Nichols, Kelvin Rowser, Demetric Allen, Javien Blanks and Assistant Coach Rickey Richerson. Not pictured is Od Vaughn.

(This article originally appeared in the Saturday, January 27 issue of the Demopolis Times.)