By NEMCC Media Relations
39th Annual MACJC All-Star Football Classic
South 17, North 3
At Tiger Stadium, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Booneville
South 10-7 — 17
North 3-0 — 3
(South) Rondrick Ragsdale 8 fumble return (Chris Cooper kick), 21:51
(North) Cooper 30 field goal, 11:21
(South) Cooper 37 field goal, 0:00
(South) Cade Amaker 14 pass Clint Hatton (Cooper kick), 5:12
Records: South 19-18-2
Notes: Ragsdale’s fumble recovery for a score came on the North’s first offensive play of the game.
Chris Cooper (NEMCC) served as place kicker for both teams.
Notes of interest: Mississippi Gulf Coast’s Travis Taylor had a fumble recovery at the 3:09 mark of the first half, but the North held the South to a punt on the ensuing possession.
Pearl River’s Leon Carlton picked off a North pass with 44 seconds to go in the first half that led to Cooper’s 37-yard field goal as time expired in the first half.
Hinds’ Kiwaski Tenner twarted the North’s final drive of the game with an interception in the end zone with 1:07 remaining in the game.
Awards: North Offensive Most Valuable Player went to Tyshun Austin of Coahoma Community College; North Defensive Most Valuable Player went to Kareem Brown of Northeast Mississippi Community College (Brown had four tackles and two pass breakups); South Defensive Most Valuable Player went to Rondrick Ragsdale of Hinds Community College; South Offensive Most Valuable Player went to Clint Hatten of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The 39th Annual Mississippi Association of Community/Junior College (MACJC) All-Star Football Classic Most Valuable Player went to Rondrick Ragsdale of Hinds Community College.
Read more about the game in Sunday’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.