CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A strong second half pushed the South to a 46-26 win over the North in Saturday’s North-South Football Classic. The North led 14-13 at the break, but the South answered with five straight touchdowns in the second half to pull away.
Wahama running back/defensive back and Charleston signee Kane Roush was named the South’s MVP after forcing a fumble and then returning the ball 75-yards for a score. Roush also added a 35-yard interception return as well on the night.
Huntington’s Nick Tubbs caught eight passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns for the South as well in the win.
For the North, it was Washington’s Kendell Smith bringing in seven passes for 120 yards and one touchdown.
Highlights and postgame from Saturday’s contest are posted above.
North — Bonamico 21-yard pass from Phillips
South — Tubbs 52-yard pass from Kinder
South — Walton 10-yard fumble return
North — Banker 15-yard pass from Phillips
South — Turner 19-yard pass from Sagraves
South — Roush 75-yard fumble return
South — Tubbs 1-yard pass from Kinder
South — Boatwright 58-yard punt return
South — Jones 26-yard run
North — Smith 26-yard pass from Phillips
North — Banker 19-yard pass from Roberts