Saturday, August 28, 1999
Newport 42, Newport Central Catholic 0
Newport senior quarterback Charlie Smith led the surprisingly easy city championship victory with his usual ground/air attack. He threw for 70 yards and two TDs to complement his 175-yard, two-TD rushing effort.
Last year, Smith threw for 1,194 yards and 11 TDs, and rushed for 1,240 yards and 18 TDs.
Nick Partin also scored twice Friday for Newport, rushing for 144 yards on nine carries.
Newport's defense pitched in with a pair of interceptions.
Newport Central Catholic ....... 0 0 0 0 0
Newport ....... 14 21 7 042
NPartin 37 run (pass failed)
NPartin 75 run (R.J. Smith pass from C. Smith)
NC. Smith 36 run (pass failed)
NBivens 46 pass from C. Smith (R.J. Smith pass from C. Smith)
NR.J. Smith 7 pass from C. Smith (Murray kick)
NC. Smith 45 yard run (Murray kick)
Records: N 1-0, C 0-1.