LA MARQUE — Texas City and La Marque are set to host some of the region’s best position players today during this year’s Greater Houston Area Football Coaches Association 7-on-7 tournament.

The Galveston County schools are two of the five host sites for the fourth annual tournament.

La Marque Coach Mike Jackson said the field grows each year

The tourney raised about $12,000 for scholarships last year.

Texas City will host Pasadena Memorial, Clear Lake, Dickinson, Pearland Dawson and Friendswood at Stingaree Stadium. La Marque will host Santa Fe, Columbia, South Houston, Stafford, Brazosport, Galveston Ball and Hitchcock.

The first games start at 9 a.m. and the finals start at 12:15 p.m.

Games will be played at Etheredge Stadium, La Marque’s auxiliary field behind the high school, at Stingaree Stadium and the Texas City practice field. Admission to each field is $2.


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