Rose is Western Tidewater’s Player of the Week

Published 10:27 am 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.