Recaps (1999-2008)

December 15, 1999 – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North 7 - - - 7
South 7 14 7 - 28

Andre McGill (FM) completed 8 of 13 passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns and was named the South Team MVP. Tommy Powell (R) 260 pound defensive end knocked McGill to the ground twice for lossses and returned a kick 53 yards and was name the North Team MVP. Travis Taylor (E) scored two touchdowns. The South team defense led by Eric Mclntire (E) had 11 tackles including six behind the line. Xavler Villarrear (FM) caught a 37 yard touchdown pass, he made another 8 yard touchdown on a pass form McGill (FM). Names on Jerseys… Edison Medicine, Taylormade, 100% Payne, Excuse Me II, 400 Degrees, I.B. Dat!, Ice Berg, G-Thing., Sky High. Derek Washington (M) 6-2, 265 pounds. There’s talent all over the field. A great learning experience.

December 13, 2000 – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North - - - - -
South 7 - 34 7 48

After having the ball for nine plays during the first half, the South Team scored 34 points In the third quarter surging to a record setting, 48 to 0 victory in game 12. It was the highest margin of victory and the most points scored. Allen Reddick (NFM) was all over the field and must have made 20 tackles. Reddick caught two passes for 33 yards and played five positions: strong safety, fullback, wide receiver, tailback and kick-returner.Reddick was voted MVP for the North Team. Lemec Bernard (BV) running back and linebacker won the MVP Trophy for the South Team. Bernard rushed for a game-high 86 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries. Bernard scored on runs of 48 and 19 yards during the third quarter. Robert Sharkey (E) was a wedge buster on kickoffs. Essie Sanders (FM) had 61 yards and two touchdowns for the South Team. South’s Chaz Bobbs QB from (CL) scored on a 1 yard run. South player Mike Mitchell (CL) returned a second half kick off 963 yards for a touchdown. North Coach Kelly Lynch (R) summed it up as, “Not a whole lot of continuity on offense for us, but we had a lot of fun.”

December 12, 2001 – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North - 3 - - 3
South 27 7 10 14 58

Steve McDonald (R) earned the North’s MVP. He had thirteen sacks, one caused fumble, one blocked field goal, one pass batted down and eight more solo tackles. Steve played three positions for Riverdale according to Coach Cavanaugh. South team safety Robert Longoria (FM) earned his team’s MVP Award, returning a punt 58 yards fora touchdown. He also forced a fumble and had several tackles. Matt Hall (BV) carried the ball three times and scored two touchdowns. The game turned into a defensive scoring game for The South team. Lorenao Hohnson (E) rushed 11 times for 121 yards. Craig Coffin (N) nailed a 57-yard field goal believed by Coach Sam Sirianni to be the longest In Lee County history.

December 11, 2002 – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North - 17 7 - 24
South 7 - 14 12 42

Matt Mariani, a backup quarterback at Estero, threw for 189 yards all season. However, this night he surpassed that. He was MVP for the South team with 23 of 38 passes for 275 yards, and three touchdown passes to Matt Baum (CL), Anthony Trollo (BV) and Micah Rucker (E), who caught eight passes for 130 yards. Time Douglas (FM) played both ways, ran for 92 yards including a 45 yard touchdown run. Tim was voted MVP for the North team. One South team defensive back had on the back of his game shirt, “Danger Do Not Throw Here.” North quarterback threw there and was intercepted. Many college recruiters attended several practice sessions and the game.

December 10, 2003 – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North 14 - 8 6 28
South 13 6 14 7 39

Josh Vogelbach (BV) threw for 301 yards and four touchdowns as the South beat the North. Vogelbach earned the South MVP award. Wilford Garner (D) caught nine passes for 176 yards and earned the MVP award for the South team. Receivers Ross Lane (BV), Brian Fitzgerald (E), Marcel Pestano (L), and John Hallman (L) all eclipsed the 85 yard mark. The game would go back and forth all night and kept the fans in the stadium until the final seconds of the game. Dan Ruhl (D) and Chris Drew (BV) were both outstanding on defense and were all over the field impressing the coaches. All the players had a great time, met new friends, and were proud to be part of the 2003 All-Star Game.

December 8, 2004 – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North - 21 6 14 41
South - 7 - - 7

Two players who were wearing No. 8 on their shirts, also were the MVP’s. Lionel McGriff of (BV) had on the back of his shirt “Catch me if you can.” No one could, as he ran for an 84 yard touchdown and 10 carries for 118 yards. The North then took over before 5,000 fans for a very exciting game and a North win 41-7. Edward Gant (CC) wide receiver, returned a punt 25 yards for a touchdown and caught a four yard touchdown pass earning the North MVP Darvis McBride (FM) ran his North team like a well oiled machine and he guided them to a 41 point win. He also scored one touchdown. Outstanding line play by each team showed many college scouts in attendance what they could do. Carrigan stated “We had coaches all week at each practice and at the game.” Some great names and quotes were on the backs of players’ shirts.

December 7, 2005 – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North 6 - - 6 12
South 3 2 12 26 43

Defensive player shines on offensive for South team. Jeff Banks (FM) was South team MVP. Another outstanding defensive player Roberto Perera (NFM) was the North team MVP. Banks, a defensive lineman, played fullback and rushed for 88 yards on 15 carries and a 10 yard touchdown. He also scored on a 45 yard kickoff. Banks said, “I love it man.” He had “Manor Boy” on the back of his jersey. The South team tried to run away from Roberto Perera. That’s how good he was. He also has a 4.02 GPA and is looking at Ivy League schools. The South scored twice on safetys. Tyler Findley (CL) kicked a 42 yard field goal. Calvin Hicks (D) returned an interception 35 yards for a score. North scored its final points on a 22 yard pass from quarterback Alvin Kelty (N) to receiver Nate Allen (CC). There were a lot of great names on backs of game shirts. The record crowd of 6,500 fans saw a great game.

December 6, 2006 – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North - 7 8 - 15
South 10 14 2 - 26

Zachary Brindlse (SFM) threw for 167 yards and two touchdowns and was the South Team MVP. The South used three Quarterbacks during the game, as one of the largest crowds In game history watched. Quenton Washington (NFM) was named MVP for the North Team, while playing both sides of the ball. He had 93 receiving yards and a touchdown. South held the North to only 114 yards total offense and two first downs. Top runners for the game were Jamaul Temple (FM), Tyson Butler (CL). Jeff Evans (L) had a 16 yard score from Zachary Brindise (SFM). Bo Greenwell (R) hit Quenton Washington (NFM) for a 81 yard score. The play was the longest from scrimmage. Many college recruiters attended each practice field and also the game. Some of the best nick-names were on the back of game shirts. The Bus, Power Up, Supa Q, and Mr. 2000.

December 5, 2007  – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North - 7 6 - 13
South - - - 6 6

Before the largest crowd ever, the North came away with a 13 to 6 victory at the Sam Sirianni Field. The South team had seven fumbles and lost five to the North team. The teams were evenly balanced but turnovers were the deciding factor. The South now leads 15-3-1. North team MVP West Anderson (R) ran for 95 yards on 11 carries and one touchdown. He had a 38 yard run off a fake punt for a touchdown but was called back. David Pasquale (CC) scored on a QB sneak. Cape Coral players only had two days of practice. South team MVP Sherman Dyal (SFM) played outstanding on defense as well as Cole Arbuckles (R) with two sacks and a fumble recovery. It was a great week of football.

December 10, 2008  – Edison Stadium

Scoring 1 2 3 4 Final
North 6 3 6 7 22
South - - - 15 15

We had a great banquet, pre-game meal and a wonderful celebration for our 20th anniversary leading up to an excellent game won by the North team 22 to 15. Tommy Bohanon (NFM), headed to Wake Forest, was the MVP for the North team. Tommy scored two touchdowns, one on a trick play when he was wide open In the end zone on a pass from Cameron Hall (CC). John Skaff (ECS) had a 7 yard run to add to the North’s scoring. The South had a 21 yard pass from Rodriguez (D) to his Tiger teammate Antavian Edison (D) who was voted the South team MVP. Edison (D) had seven catches for 90 yards. As the South tried to come from behind with 16 points in the first few minutes of the game before an estimated 7,500 fans at Sam Sirianni Field. The South now leads the games 15-4-1.