West beats East in Rhode Island Senior All-Star Game

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by Jeff Fisher

The Providence Journal reports that Saturday’s night’s Rhode Island Football Coaches Association Senior all-Star Game ended on a “sour note” as officials ended the game with about three minutes to play because of a scuffle between players along the sidelines at the end of a play.

The West team was declared the winner 27-17. The West team was led by Mount Pleasant‘s Randolph Zleh, who scored two rushing touchdowns and intercepted a pass on defense. Zleh will attend North Dakota State in the fall.

As far as the stoppage, Chris Branch, head coach of Smithfield High and president of the coaches association, told the Providence Journal’s John Gillooly, “I’m very disappointed. This is a game that’s supposed to be fun then we have to end like this. This is not called for.”

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.