From Parkersburg High School, Rick Marshall
In the biggest game of the season, Rick Marshall played the best game in the long and storied history of Parkersburg Big Red quarterbacks. A senior who earned all-state honors, Marshall set the all-time school record for single game passing yardage against Parkersburg’s biggest rival every year, Parkersburg South. In a 48-7 victory, he completed 15 of 27 passes for 343 yards with two touchdowns. His total offense total of 414 yards is also the school single game record. Marshall, who is now a youth pastor, also directed the Big Reds to a 28-12 win over South as a junior as he ran for one touchdown and a two-point conversion while passing for 60 yards.
From Parkersburg South High School, Garrett Gilkeson
As a three-year starter in the rivalry, Garrett completed 65% of his passes that covered 470 yards. He grew 4 touchdown passes while rushing for 195 total yards, averaging 5.5 yards per carry and 1 touchdown. Garrett was also the starting kicker and punter in this rivalry, averaging 40 yards per punt. Garrett was a three-time All-Conference player, and in 2015 he was selected to the All-State team and USA All-West Virginia team. Garrett was also a two-time All-Conference and All-State basketball player. He currently plays basketball at VMI and is pursuing a degree in business and economics.