Morgan academy shines at All-star game
Published 5:29 am Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Morgan Academy shined in the Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) All-Star Football game held Thursday at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.
Senators fullback Davis Fuller and wide receiver Milton Hand played for the West All-Stars, who lost to the East All-Stars 48-28 on Nov. 30.
Six cheerleaders were also selected: Allie Wilkinson, Anne Frances Pearce, Anne Hayes Utsey, Claire Johnson, Lelia Kelly and Taylor Roberts.
Email newsletter signup
Ally Spivey and Madge Minter participated as water girls for the West All-Stars.
Morgan Academy head coach Danny Raines, one of the West All-Star coaches, said he was pleased with how the Senators performed.
“Davis and Milton played well, our kids did well,” Raines said. Our cheerleaders did a great job also. Spivey and Minter did well.”
Raines said he was impressed how the West All-Stars competed with a talent-laden East squad, composed of state champions Lee-Scott, Lowndes Academy and Chambers Academy.
“We were down 28-0 at halftime,” Raines said. “We closed the gap to 42-28 but they scored on the last play to make it 48-28.”