WHEELING, W.Va. — One of the stories coming out of this past weekend’s Super Six included the social media and national reaction to Bluefield running back Truck Edwards and his hard-fought-for touchdown run in the first quarter of the Class AA championship.
The highlight, posted below, was picked up nationally by ESPN and MaxPreps, earning the No. 3 spot on Sportscenter’s Top 10.
Combined with Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, the highlight has over 2 million views.
“It was my last high school game and I had to leave it all on the field,” Edwards said of the play. “I was determined to get in that end-zone – I had to. I wasn’t going to let them stop me at all.”
Edwards finished the game with 81 yards on 18 carries and scored two touchdowns in the win for the state champion Beavers.
The full MetroNews segment of the play is posted at the top of the page.