Edward Phrommala

North's Edward Phrommala runs with the ball up the field during a game Thursday against South Middle School. Phrommala scored a rushing touchdown in the 17-0 win.

Tage Johnson

South's Tage Johnson carries the ball through a crowd during a game Thursday against North Middle School.

The North Gators beat the South Trojans 17-0 at the old high school football field on Dinah Shore Boulevard Thursday in a continuation of the rivalry between the two schools.

The game was a defensive battle for most of the night with the Gators pulling away in the fourth quarter to get the victory.