The annual North vs. South ballgame, organized by the S.C. Athletic Coaches Association, returns to Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium on Saturday, December 10 with a 12:30 p.m. kickoff.
Outstanding players in their senior year of high school are selected for the game by coaches from across the state. The match-up, now in its 69th year, is the oldest continuous all-star football game in the South.
Two local players; Keyonte Sessions, defensive back for Myrtle Beach High School and Peyton Derrick, quarterback for Conway High School, will both be playing in the game this year.
“We’re proud to recognize Keyonte and Peyton, both of whom are outstanding student athletes,” says James P. “Pat” Howle, executive vice president and CEO of Horry Electric. “We wish both of them the best of luck as they prepare to participate in the 2016 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl!”
This marks the fourth year Touchstone Energy Cooperatives in South Carolina have sponsored the bowl game. The first 500 fans to enter the stadium on game day will get a free Touchstone Energy seat cushion.
“Horry Electric is proud to be associated with this event, which showcases talent from all across South Carolina,” says Howle. The match-up, which is now in is 69th year, is the oldest continuous all-star football game in the South.
Tickets are $20 at the gate. The game will be broadcast live on the South Carolina Radio Network. You can learn more about the event by following them on Twitter @NorthSouthFB.