Fifth graders win championship

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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CHAMPIONS – The fifth grade Decatur Eagles recently won their “Super Bowl.” Submitted photo

The Decatur Eagles fifth grade football team recently completed an unexpected run to a title.

After starting the season with a pair of losses and going 6-3 in the regular season, the Eagles went into the playoffs as the sixth seed.

The Eagles upset a team that beat them 28-6 in the regular season with an 8-0 victory. The Eagles won the championship with a 16-12 victory.

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