By Carl Holcomb
East Hardy (10-2) took the crossstate trek to New Martinsville last Saturday night while temperatures dipped, but couldn’t escape the cold talons of the Blue Eagles in a 19-14 loss during the Class A state football playoff quarterfinal round.
“Those were the two best teams in single A, there’s no doubt about it. I kind of looked at tonight as the state championship game,” East Hardy Coach Chad Williams commented. “Our kids went at it hard all the way to the final whistle.”
The Blue Eagles moved down to Class A this season and have