Thanks to Huntsville High athletics, Huntsville is home to two more state championships.
The Panthers’ girls volleyball team won the 6A State Championship back in November. The Huntsville High baseball team followed suit and won the 6A State Championship in Montgomery in May.
Led by Coach Melanie Donahoo, the Lady Panthers’ volleyball team finished the season 48-5. Standout Jessica Lewis was named The Huntsville Times Elite Volleyball Player of the Year. She was also the teams’ MVP and an All-Area for the past two seasons. Huntsville has won eight state championships in the past nine years. This is their fifth 6A title.
The Panthers’ baseball team swept the state championship in Montgomery in May. Coach Mark Mincher, son of Southern League President Don Mincher, and the Panthers went 34-8 on the season. The state champs are ranked 25th in the nation.
Both teams will be acknowledged on-field before the start of the game tonight.