Archived Story

Rose is Western Tidewater’s Player of the Week

Published 10:27am Wednesday, September 11, 2013

COURTLAND—Quarterback Matt Rose of Southampton Academy is Western Tidewater’s Player of the Week for the second week in a row.

Matt Rose
Matt Rose

Southampton Academy was at home this week battling Word of God Christian Academy, and the Raiders defeated the Holy Rams 52-0.

In the victory, Rose rushed for 145 yards and ran in for 2 touchdowns. Rose was 1-2 passing. The one completion was a 19-yard touchdown toss.

The runner up this week was Corey Porter of Franklin High School. The Broncos defeated the Nandua Warriors 48-28 in a road game.

Porter, a wide receiver, caught one pass for 31 yards, scoring a touchdown in the process. He also returned a kickoff 77 yards for a touchdown on special teams.

EDITORS NOTE: Vote online for player of the week every Monday and Tuesday at Player of the Week will be determined by The Tidewater News editorial staff in consideration of online voting.

Editor's Picks