North/South end MACJC All-Star Game tied at two

North/South end MACJC All-Star Game tied at two

RIDGELAND --- The North and South Divisions battled to a 2-2 tie here Saturday in the   MACJC All-Star Game at Freedom Ridge Park.

Holmes Community College's David Born and Copiah-Lincoln Community College's Baba Mediateur were named Most Valuable Players.

Hinds Community College's Sessums Means put the first goal in for the North Division, and the North led 1-0 at halftime.

Meridian's Donja Smith tied the match for the South in the second half before Copiah-Lincoln's Tony Rodriquez put the South on top until one minute to play before Holmes' Born tied the match at two.

North Men All-Stars included: Bryant Young, Northwest; David Raymundo, Northwest; Cody Kirtley,  Holmes; Sess Means, Hinds; Austin Scott, Holmes; Patrick Ross, Hinds; B.J. Sanders, Hinds; Blake Bonds, East Central; Wanner Paiz, Hinds; Lance Crabtree, Northwest; David Born, Holmes; Josh Bartlett, Itawamba; Fredy Gutierrez, East Central; Michael Kiser, Itawamba; D'Antae Bush, Itawamba; and Zack Vickers, East Central.

The coach of the North Men was Matt Convertino of Holmes. East Central's Ken Thompson assisted.

South Men All-Stars include: Joseph Smith, Meridian; Bryce Yelverton, Gulf Coast; Francisco Alisiardi, Southwest; Batevya Mediateur, Copiah-Lincoln; Tyler Polderman, Pearl River; Phillip Mallet, Southwest; Bennett Bates, Gulf Coast; Jorge Feuntes, Copiah-Lincoln; Donja Smith, Meridian; James Beattie, Gulf Coast; Donaldo Martinez, Jones; Noah Billingsley, Jones; Ian Story, Gulf Coast; Morris Aitken, Southwest; Anthony Hertzke, Pearl River; Anthony Rodrigues, Copiah-Lincoln.

The coach of the South Men is Junior Noel of Copiah-Lincoln.

The MACJC All-Star Game was sponsored by Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Going to Goal, Ridgeland Recreation and Parks, Affording Lending Group, Hudl, Super Shakes, Adidas, Hunter Engineering Group, Ergon, Mazzio's, Service Drugs in Madison/Ridgeland and Keeling Company.

Photos from the game can be seen at

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