Case, Fortenberry to play MAIS All-Star game

Published 1:00 pm Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Brookhaven Academy will be represented by a pair of seniors Friday in the MAIS 4A-5A-6A All-Star game.

Senior specialist Corey Case will kick and punt for the White Team in the game played at Jackson Prep. Case is also a soccer standout for the Cougars and has been booming balls through the back of the endzone for touchbacks since joining the varsity as an eighth-grader.

Case is playing for a squad coached by Philip Wasson of Tri-County Academy. The Blue Team is coached by Derek White of Presbyterian Christian School and will count BA senior quarterback Tyler Fortenberry as one of its members.

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With six total quarterbacks listed on the 38-man roster, Fortenberry may also see time as a defensive back. Fortenberry was the catalyst for BA reaching the MAIS 4A quarterfinals. He threw 33 touchdowns and just one interception in 2021.

Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m.