South thumps North as Wahama’s Roush earns MVP

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-South Scoring:

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

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