North blanks South 13-0 in 69th Bernard Blackwell All-Star football game

Tupelo High Kicker Josh Smith was named the offensive MVP for the North.

Posted: Dec. 9, 2017 9:44 PM
Updated: Dec. 9, 2017 10:47 PM

GULFPORT, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo High Kicker Josh Smith hit field goals from 21 and 31 yards out in the first half.

North Pontotoc quarterback Clark Mills scored on a keeper in the 3rd quarter.  That was all the offense the North team needed in a 13-0 shutout of the South team Saturday at the 69th Bernard Blackwell All-Star football game in Gulfport.

Tupelo head coach Trent Hammond coached the North to the victory.

The North avenged last year's 21-14 loss, and pitched its first shutout since 1988.

Josh Smith was named offensive MVP for the North.

The Alabama/Mississippi All-Star game will be played December 16 in Hattiesburg.

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