Alto to meet Joaquin in Area round


ALTO — Next up for the 11-0 Alto Yellowjackets will be a date with the Joaquin Rams (9-2).

The Class 2A, Division I, Region III battle will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Lufkin's Abe Martin Stadium.

Both clubs cruised to easy victories in the Bi-district round this week.

Alto blistered Cayuga, 62-0, in Jacksonville on Thursday evening, while Joaquin shutout Shelbyville, 39-0, on Friday night.

The Alto-Joaquin winner will take on either Groveton or Big Sandy in the regional quarterfinal round.

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