Jacksonville and Longview 7-on-7 teams headed to state tourney

The Jacksonville and Longview football teams punched their tickets to the state tournament on Saturday. The Lobos had a commanding 33-0 victory over Marshall, to solidify their first trip to state since 2013. In the other semifinal game, Jacksonville defe

For the first time since 2013, the Longview 7-on-7 football team is heading to the state tournament. They punched their ticket to the state tourney by defeated Marshall 33-0 on Saturday; during the Tyler 7-on-7 tournament.

Coach John King was satisfied with what he saw from his team and stated, "I thought our kids competed all day long. Credit to these kids and Coach Lawson. It's been a good two weeks for us."

Joining the Lobos at the state tournament will be Jacksonville. The Indians defeated Greenville 41-25, to earn their second consecutive trip to the state tournament.

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