Moffat County honors statebound basketball, band, speech |

Moffat County honors statebound basketball, band, speech

Craig Daily Press Staff Report
Sam McLeod, coach for the Moffat County High School girls varsity basketball team, says a few parting words during a pep assembly Wednesday afternoon as the team prepares to go to state.
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The members of multiple Moffat County High School activities were the guests of honor at a pep assembly Wednesday in the MCHS gym, acknowledging those bound for state events.

Teachers, students and community members were part of the celebration sending off the MCHS girls varsity basketball team as they embark on the state tournament, beginning with Thursday’s game against Parker team Lutheran in the Great 8.

However, the athletes weren’t the only group to be highlighted.

Also on their way to state is the MCHS band, which earlier this week learned it will be part of the highest level of competition in April following a Superior rating at a regional event hosted by Colorado Bandmasters Association.

Likewise, members of the school’s speech and debate team will also be bound for state after a highly successful season. Wes Atkin will compete in the humorous interpretation event and Jake Stewart in national extemporaneous speaking during the meet March 20 and 21 at Douglas County High School.

The pair of McKenzie Aguire and Jessica Johnson also qualified for state in the duo event but will be unable to attend.

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