Athletes play in All-Star game/Mabank’s Rojo, Eustace’s Marshall compete on victorious Blue team

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : June 14, 2017

Monitor Staff Reports
LONGVIEW–Mabank senior Noel Rojo and Eustace senior Mikey Marshall had the opportunity to participate in one last high school football game, playing in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Chic-fil-A Heart of a Champion All-Star game Saturday, June 10 at Longview’s Lobo Stadium.
Both Rojo and Marshall were selected as members of the Blue team, who beat the Red team by the score of 17-7. Marshall started on the offensive line while Rojo came off the bench to play on the offensive line as well.
Marshall was nominated by Eustace High School athletic director and head football coach Heath Ragle. Marshall will be attending Missouri Valley College, located in Marshall, Mo.in the fall continue his eduationa and play football
The last Eustace players to play in the game were former Bulldogs Thomas Hyde and Zach Hughes, who both played in the game in 2015.
Rojo was nominated by Mabank High School head football coach Mikey Thompson. Rojo is headed to Bethany College in Kansas in the fall to continue his football career and education.
Another area player, Athens Hornet senior Maalik Hall also played in the game, participating at outside linebacker for the victorious Blue team. Hall was nominated by Athens athletic director and head football coach Paul Essary.