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Lake Butler, Fla. --- Union County is hoping to make a deeper run in the playoffs this season. The Fightin' Tigers were two games from a State Championship appearance last year. Union County lost just two games all season, both at the hands of Dixie County.

Head coach Ronny Pruitt and the Tigers are putting last year behind them, but not without carrying over lessons. Coach Pruitt is hoping his team eliminates mistakes this season and understands how important momentum is in a game. His message to his players is to gain the momentum early in the and never let up.

Union County will open up its season against Potter's House Christian on Friday, August 29.

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