TIVERTON, R.I. (WJAR) -- The Tiverton High School football team defeated North Smithfield and Mount St. Charles co-op 43-29 to clinch the Division IV Super Bowl title Sunday.
The Tigers overcame a 22-point deficit early in the second quarter before tying the game at halftime.
Nate Upchurch scored a receiving touchdown and returned an interception for a touchdown.
Quarterback Matthew Gacioch scored a touchdown on a QB keeper that put the game out of reach late in the fourth quarter and earned the Super Bowl MVP honors.
"We've been playing together for a really long time," said Gacioch. "We really wanted this the whole season and we got it."