Westside Seminoles hosts 1st annual FCA elite 7 on 7 tournament

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Westside Seminoles hosted their first-ever Fellowship with Christian Athletes on the turf elite 7-on-7 football tournament on Thursday.

Coca-cola, Chick-fil-A, and others sponsored the event at the Ed de Force Sports Complex.

It started at 9 a.m. However, the tournament kicked-off around noon.

Twelve teams across five counties participated. Those teams played in three separate pools with a one-game elimination.

Over 400 athletes and coaches showed up for the event. Some of the schools included:

  • Mary Persons
  • Northeast
  • Stratford
  • Rutland
  • Westside 
The Seminoles won first place in the tournament.
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