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      Walker, Walter Wellborn Part Of 2013 Champions Challenge

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      The Walker Vikings and the Walter Wellborn Panthers will be part of the 2013 Champions Challenge.

      The{}eighth annual Alabama high school preseason football classic will be held at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery this summer.

      Walker will play Benjamin Russell on Friday, August 23 at 7 p.m.

      Walter Wellborn will play Straughn on Saturday, August 24 at 5 p.m.

      The Bob Jones Patriots and the Enterprise{}Wildcats will play directly following the Walter Wellborn-Straughn{}game.

      "When I told our kids we had been selected, they really let out a cheer," Wellborn coach Jeff Smith said. "This gives our kids a chance to play in a championship game-like atmosphere against a quality opponent on a big stage. We are really looking forward to it."

      Each of the six teams in the 2013 Champions Challenge reached the postseason in 2012, and five of the six won{}a first round playoff game.

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