Parker And Klingenberg Play In Southern Illinois All-Star Game

Kyler Klingenberg and Cameron Parker. 

By Brent Huelsmann

Cameron Parker and Kyler Klingenberg were back on the gridiron last Friday as they took part in the Southern Illinois All-Star Game. The game was played at Pinckneyville High School. Parker and Klingenberg played for the Red All-Stars against the Blue All-Stars. Cameron Parker played Quarterback. Kyler Klingenberg played Center.

The Red All-Stars were made up of players from Nashville, Marion, Sesser-Valier/Waltonville, Pinckneyville, Carterville, Vienna/Goreville, Mount Vernon, Chester, Eldorado, Herrin, West Frankfort, and Murphysboro..

The Blue All-Stars were made up of players from Anna-Jonesboro, DuQuoin, Sparta, Johnston City, Benton, Centralia, Fairfield, Massac County, Carbondale, Hamilton County, and Harrisburg.  .

Cameron Parker led the Red All-Stars on two touchdown drives in the second have, throwing two touchdown passes. Parker’s first touchdown pass was a 58 yard pass to Jaden Lacy to cut the Blue All-Stars lead to 17-14 with 4:05 left in the third quarter. Parker then completed a 60 yard pass again to Lacy to give the Red All-Stars their only lead of the game at 28-24 in the fourth quarter.

The Red All Stars could not hold the lead. When time ran out in the fourth, the Red All-Stars found themselves on the wrong side of the scoreboard as the Blue All Stars took the win 38-28.