Kemp, Aldridge named to Alabama All-Star squad

Published 10:23 am Monday, October 14, 2013

Two local athletes were named to the 40-man roster for the Alabama team in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game to be held Dec. 14 in Montgomery.

Demopolis all-around athlete Demetrius Kemp was selected as a wide receiver to represent the state in the game, and Sweet Water’s Jakoby Aldridge was selected as a defensive back.

Aldridge is the only player in the state selected from a Class 2A school. The roster is filled with players from 5A and 6A schools.

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The Alabama squad will be looking for its sixth straight win over Mississippi when they meet at Cramton Bowl in December. Overall, Alabama leads the series 19-7.