(NEWS CENTER) - Just a reminder, the USA Today High School Sports Best Mascot Contest ENDS today, 3PM Wednesday March 20th.

As of 10AM Wednesday, the Morse Shipbuilders arein 2nd place, some3,500 votes behindRegion 1 leader, the Kingswood Oxford Wyverns of West Hartford, CT. The Wyverns have approximately 1,386,448 votes and Morse has 1,382,908 votes. All vote totals are unofficial at this time.

Follow thisLINK to USA TODAY High School Sports website to cast your vote in the 2nd Round after 3PM (ET) today.

The six winning mascots from regionals will advance into the national round, which begins at 11AM (ET) Thursday, March 21, and ends at 3PM (ET), Wednesday, March 27.

The national winner will receive $2,000 for its athletic department. Second place will be awarded $1,000, third ($500), fourth ($250) and fifth ($100).

Read or Share this story: