Lathom Barbieri of the Buffaloes is brought down in a short run. (All photos by Doug Thompson)

Football Buffaloes Demonized by Blue Demons 42-0

David Metz tries to stop an extra point in the fist quarter.

In its first two possession in Christiansburg Friday evening for the high school season varisity football season opener, the Blue Demons of the Montgomery County host school put two touchdowns and extra points on the scoreboard to lead 14-0 over the visiting Buffaloes of Floyd Country High School.

By the end of the third quarter, the Buffs’ only chance to score was snuffed by another interception and the referees put the fourh-quartrer into an open clock with no timeouts because of the 35-0 score and the Blue Demons added anther score to close out the opener42-0,

The only good news for the Buffs came from Mother Nature when threatened rain storms did not fall and the temperatures dropped into a pleasant range.

The Buffaloes open the season 0-1 and play Fort Chiswell next week at home.

More photos and details in next week’s Floyd Press.

Blue Demons nail Buffalo quarterback Rylan Swortzel as he attempts a pass.
Another deflected pass becomes an interception against the Buffs.
A jersey helps one of the Blue Demons drag down David Metz of the Buffaloes.
Legendary Buffaloes coach Winfred Beale (right) in a timeout.
Trying to cheer on the Buffaloes to try and score.
Too many fourth downs kept punter Philip Radford of the Buffs busy.
A long Buffalo pass that could have put the Buffaloes close to a touchdown fell into the hands of Jeremiah Thompson of Blue Demons.

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