Community Sports

State champions

Franklin County All-Star Angels teamThe Franklin County All-Star Angels team are State Champions for the second year running.

They fell to Liberty 7-3, but came back and beat them 15-11 to win the State tournament on Tuesday, July 17 to claim the championship. The win advances them to the Nationals tournament which will be July 27 to Aug. 1 in Alexandria, La. See the July 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of team members and coaches.