Parkersburg South defends Corbitt Cup trophy

PARKERSBURG, W. Va. (WTAP)- The Parkersburg South Patriots have defended the Corbitt Cup trophy.

In the 50th matchup between Parkersburg South and Parkersburg High, the Patriots came away a 19-13 winner in the thrilling double overtime contest.

With the win, South closed its 2016 campaign at 5-5. At the team's banquet on Sunday, the trophy was presented and will reside at the high school for another year.

The Patriots beat the Big Reds last year in the rivalry game 33-20.

The Corbitt Cup trophy is named after Richard W. Corbitt, who served as a doctor for both teams.

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