Charles Henderson athletes compete in football all-star games

Published 11:44 am Tuesday, December 19, 2023

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This past weekend, a trio of Charles Henderson Trojans competed in all-star football games.

Offensive lineman Benton Dunn and kicker Nik Peerson competed for the South in the AHSAA North-South All-Star Football game in Mobile. Peerson booted a 33-yard field goal with just 25 seconds remaining to lift the South over the North 31-28. Montgomery-Catholic’s Caleb McCreary – a Troy commit – set up the field goal by scrambling to convert a fourth down on the drive.

Peerson also converted four PATs in the win and averaged 40 yards per punt. CHHS head coach Quinn Hambrite was also a part of the South coaching staff.

Receiver Jywon Boyd competed for the Alabama team in the annual Alabama-Mississippi Classic in Hattiesburg, Miss. The Troy commit one pass for six yards as Alabama defeated Mississippi 26-17.