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Tift Co. Blue Devils prep for state championship parade

Tift County High School geared up for it's big community celebration of their state championship. (Source: WALB) Tift County High School geared up for it's big community celebration of their state championship. (Source: WALB)
Head Coach Eric Holland (Source: WALB) Head Coach Eric Holland (Source: WALB)
Tift County high school took home its third championship title Saturday. (Source: WALB) Tift County high school took home its third championship title Saturday. (Source: WALB)
TIFT CO., GA (WALB) -

Tift County High School geared up for it's big community celebration of their state championship. 

The Blue Devils will hold their basketball championship parade this week. 

Some guest speakers at the program include Tifton's mayor, the school's superintendent and the head coach. 

Tift County high school took home its third championship title Saturday. 

Head Coach Eric Holland said he spent a lot of time making sure his players were mentally, spiritually and physically tough.

"It's an awesome feeling, you know for the work these kids put in, in our program. They've been together since middle school and to end their senior year, five seniors with a state championship is beautiful. I watch them work, we watch them grow from boys to men. And we're very excited for them, and they did something real special for our community as well," remarked Head Coach Holland. 

The Tift County Blue Devils championship parade will start at Tifton Mall near Jo Ann's Fabric at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Here's the parade route: 

From the Tifton Mall - Rt. on Virginia, Lt. on 2nd Street, Rt. on Central Ave., Lt. on Golden Rd., Lt on Southern Ave., Lt. on Hwy 41/Main Street, Lt. on 8th St., Lt. on Virginia (back to Mall)

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