Fort Benning Bengals dominate Peanut Bowl, 32-6

Fort Benning Bengals (Courtesy photo)

The Fort Benning Bengals dominated the 58th Peanut Bowl Nov. 19 as they routed the Phenix City Titans, 32-6. (Courtesy photo)

Fort Benning Public Affairs /

FORT BENNING, Ga. – The Fort Benning Bengals youth high school football team captured the 58th Peanut Bowl

championship Nov. 19 rolling over the Phenix City Titans 32-6 at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium.

St. James (5) and Grant (6)

St. James (5) and Grant (6)

Fort Benning Bengals Jalen St. James scored three touchdowns and recorded five tackles and Rontayevon Grant scored two touchdowns, recovered a fumble and netted an interception during the title game.

The Bengals advanced to the championship game by edging the Russell County Stars, 15-12 on Nov. 11. The Bengals finished the season at 8-2.

Fort Benning Bengals youth high school football coaches pose with the championship trophy after the Bengals defeated the Phenix City Titans 32-6 Nov. 19 in the 58th Peanut Bowl. From left to right: Offensive coordinator Noel Smith; defensive coordinator, Lee Obie, wide receiver and defensive back coach David Lacy; Team President Melissa Banks; head coach Ronald Grant, wide receiver and defensive backs coach, Kwame Hayes; and offensive lineman coach Mr. Owens.

Fort Benning Bengals youth high school football coaches pose with the championship trophy after the Bengals defeated the Phenix City Titans 32-6 Nov. 19 in the 58th Peanut Bowl. From left to right: Offensive coordinator Noel Smith; defensive coordinator, Lee Obie, wide receiver and defensive backs coach David Lacy; Team President Melissa Banks; head coach Ronald Grant; wide receiver and defensive backs coach, Kwame Hayes; and offensive line coach Mr. Owens.

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