WHS football players participate in War of the Border All-Star game

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Six Wakulla High School football players were selected to participate in the FACA  “War of the Border” All-Star football game on Jan. 14.
Selections are made by area coaches for the game, which is in its fourth year. The game took place in Moultrie, Ga., where the Florida team came out on top by a score of 20-16.
Wakulla was represented well by the six players pictured.
Place kicker Conner Smith kicked a 34 yard field goal for the Florida team while running back Will Thomas scored a touchdown on a 23 yard run on a critical 4th down play. 
Thomas was also selected as the offensive player of the game with 16 rushes for 63 yards.
Coach James Vernon was also part of the victory serving as one of the coaches for the offensive line.
Coach Vernon said, “We couldn’t have been more proud of the way our young men represented Wakulla today.”