“Not a lot of people get to go to state, so I’m proud to have the chance,” Melo said.
Doris Minchew may have said it best, however. Minchew has been a resident of Aledo for many years and has no ties to the football program. She said she comes out in an attempt to support all the kids.
“Whether you’re a player, coach, band member, cheerleader, parent or just a fan like me, this is something you can take with you and hold close to your heart for many years to come,” Minchew said.