WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Fake punt sets up only touchdown. }}" />

   
 
 
North Edges South In Defensive Game

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/23/2013

The North edged the South 7-3 in the 28th annual North/South McDonald's, Buckeye Superstore All-Star Football game.  After the South has taken a 3-0 lead on a 22 yard field goal by Clear Fork's Justin Homerick, the North would respond with the only touchdown of the night which was set up by Madison's Dalton Fix who on fourth down decided to do what the did in the Rams regional semifinal against Toledo Central Catholic, run a fake punt.  The play worked leading to Shelby's Andrew Baird running the ball in from one yard out.  The extra point was good and with 6:01 left in the first half the North led 7-3.

But that would be all the scoring for the rest of the night.  It was all defense after that.  In the second half, the South had a shot at a big play touchdown late in the third quarter when South quarterback Bryce Staats of Danville lofted a pass in the direction of Colonel Crawford's Alec Hetzel who looked to have a step on the defense, but at the last second Ashland's Zachary Thompson knocked the ball away.  The South did have two other opportunities at winning the game late in the fourth quarter but interceptions by Madison's Kobi Johnson and Kale Huss kept the final score at 7-3 in favor of the North.

Game MVP awards went to Bryce Staats of Danville for Offensive back.   Alex Widman of Bucyrus Offensive line.  Kobi Johnson,  Madison, Defensive back.  Mike Hollis, Galion, Defensive line.  Special Teams, Dalton Fix, Madison.  Offensive MVP, Andrew Baird, Shelby.  Defensive MVP, Kale Huss, Madison.  Chris Spielman Award, Michael Boals, Lexington.  

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Charges have been filed against the driver accused of causing a fatal accident Friday in Crawford County. Full Story
Image1 United Way of Richland County Director Dan Varn is making the rounds, spreading the message about the importance of this year's campaign, in person. Full Story
 
Image1 Galion Community Hospital recently made a donation to the Galion Police Department that will be a benefit to Galion Police Officers as well as the Galion Community. Full Story
Image1 Four people escape injury in a rollover accident at 1 p.m. Monday in Crawford County. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Four Escape Injury In Rollover Crash

U.S. 30 Advisory Committee Discusses Reconstruction Project

Kingwood Center's Great Pumpkin Glow Provides Family Fun

Richland Carrousel Runs Backwards for Seasonal Celebration

Redemption Comes In the Form of Faith-Based Treatment

Many Shades of Pink Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

Annual Collection Helps Recycle Household Waste

More News