Maples earns MVP honors in Blue-Gray game

Park Hill senior Billy Maples brought home some extra hardware from his time in Texas after playing in the Blue-Grey All American Bowl in Dallas.

 Contributed photo Park Hill senior Billy Maples poses after leading the East team to a 28-17 win  on Monday, Jan. 22 in the annual Blue-Gray All-American Bowl held at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. 

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Park Hill senior Billy Maples poses after leading the East team to a 28-17 win  on Monday, Jan. 22 in the annual Blue-Gray All-American Bowl held at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. 

Maples earned Offensive Most Valuable Player honors after leading three scoring drive, including two touchdown passes in the East’s 28-17 win against the West on Monday, Jan. 22 at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.

The Blue-Grey All-American Bowl features some of the top high school talent from around the country. Five Missouri seniors took part in the annual talent showcase in Dallas.

Maples led the East offense to back-to-back touchdowns to erase a deficit and turn the game into an 11-point win, with 14 unanswered points.