PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Harmony Grove Homecoming

Harmony Grove senior maid Leighton Withers, center, shares a hug with 2016 homecoming queen Natalie Jones after being crowned 2017 queen Friday at Sykes Stadium in Haskell. Looking on is Withers’ father and Harmony Grove High School Principal Chad Withers. Ten maids competed for the crown in this year’s festivities. The Cardinals defeated Bismarck in blowout fashion following the crowning ceremony, winning 42-7.Harmony Grove 2017 Homecoming Queen Leighton Withers poses for a photo Friday after being crowned during the school’s annual ceremony. Withers was escorted by her father, Chad Withers. She plans to attend Ouachita Baptist University to play softball. Senior maid Kestynn Ricketts smiles as she stands with her father, Adam. Ten maids competed for this year’s title of homecoming queen.Junior maid Brooklyn Baker and her father, Donnie Baker, as they await the announcement of the 2017 Harmony Grove Homecoming Queen. Sophomore maid Gwendolyn Dyer and her father, Chris Dyer, smile during homecoming festivities. Dyer is a member of the school’s tennis team, is a cheerleader and a member of FBLA.Sophomore maid Atayla Duncan is all smiles as she stands with her father, Ben Duncan, during the evening ceremony.Junior maid Peyton Walmsley is escorted by her father, Chris Walmsley, during the ceremony. Walmsley said she wants to become a veterinarian.Junior maid Checotah McElroy walks with her uncle, Jeremy Sumler, during Friday’s ceremony at Sykes Stadium in Haskell. McElroy plans to attend college following high school to become a  nurse. Senior maid Kylie Meredith locks arms with her father, Steven, as the two stand near midfield Friday at Sykes Stadium. Meredith serves as class president.Senior maid Sydney Donaldson points to the crowd while standing with her father, Scott,  during the ceremony. She said her greatest memory of Harmony Grove is the 2016 Saline River Showdown.Sophomore maid Autumn Davila is escorted by her father, Ramon Davila. Davila said she plans to become a pediatric surgeon after high school, specializing in GI issues to help find a cure for her brother.