Ohio North-South Classic rosters announced

The Ohio North-South Classic announced rosters for its football games that will be held April 26 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.

The 69th-annual classic features a two-game format for the second consecutive year, with one game for players in Divisions I, II and III at 3 p.m. and a second for players in Divisions IV, V, VI and VII at 11 a.m.

Players from central Ohio expected to compete for the South all-stars in the Divisions I-III game include Omar Alfred (Marion-Franklin), Alex Backenstoe (Hilliard Davidson), Robert Bowers (Walnut Ridge), D.D. Clark (Hilliard Davidson), Jared Drake (Westerville Central), Hayden Hatten (New Albany), Seth Hill (Worthington Kilbourne), Phillipie Motley (Hilliard Davidson), Martesse Patterson (Marion-Franklin), Nick Richardson (Westerville Central), Isaiah Richmond (Pickerington Central) and Rudy Stefanitsis (Pickerington Central)

In the Divisions IV-VI game, central Ohio players for the South all-stars include Clayton Bullard (Johnstown), Cody Calhoun (Watterson), Brenden Jurden (Newark Catholic), Kalil Morris (Hartley), Alonzo Saxton (Hartley), Akili Taylor (Ready) and Brady Taylor (Ready).