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Morgan Academy football players, cheerleaders to compete in AISA All-Star Football game

Morgan Academy will have strong representation in the AISA All-Star Football game Friday.

A combined five players and cheerleaders from Morgan Academy will participate in the private school annual All-Star game at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery at 6:30 p.m.

Senators fullback Will Ingram and lineman Ethan Cargill play for the East All-Star squad.

Taylor Leigh Chappelle, Averee Adams and Elizabeth Todd will be on the cheerleading squad coached by Morgan Academy cheerleader coach Alex Harrelson.

Morgan Academy football coach and Athletic Director Josh Thacker said he’s thrilled to have Cargill and Ingram both ending their prep careers in the All-Star game. The East won last year’s contest 66-42.

“I’m extremely proud of those two. They’ve had a good high school run that includes a trip to the semi finals and a 9 win season,” Thacker said. “Both are very deserving and we’re excited for them.”

Thacker also praised the leadership and dedication of Ingram and Cargill.

“Will and Ethan are first class young men who worked their tails off for us, they were always where they were supposed to be, doing what they were supposed to do,” Thacker said. “We hope their character and work ethic bleeds down into the future Senators and we have no doubt it will.”

Harrelson said participating in the All-Star game is a big honor.

“It is a privilege to work with these girls and be chosen to represent Morgan Academy,” Harrelson said.