Ben Almond Represented Riverdale in MAIS All-Star Football Game

By Molly Seales

This year the Riverdale Academy Rebels had four athletes make the Class 1A All-MAIS team. Players are chosen from all class 1A MAIS teams. Senior Ben Almond was named to the team as a wide receiver, while senior Jace Wilhite was named to the team as a cornerback. Junior Kyle Guillory was named to the team as a running back, and junior Hayden Hillman was named to the team as a defensive tackle. Congratulations to these Rebel football players!

Riverdale Academy senior Ben Almond was selected to play in the MAIS Football All-Star game which was held in Jackson, MS, on December 2. Ben reported for practice on Thursday, December 1 to prepare for the game on Friday. Ben wore #10 and was on the white team. For the game, Ben played linebacker and wide receiver during the game. His team came up a little short at 14-12, but he still had a great time. He was honored to have been chosen to go and made some great memories and friends. Ben is the son of Will and Heather Almond of Coushatta. Congratulations Ben!


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