Golden Eagles defeat Warriors in a playoff upset

The game’s final score was 35-21, Golden Eagles win

RIDGEWAY, Va. – Staunton River and Magna Vista met for a Thursday night showdown in the first round of playoffs.

Down 6-0 in the first, Warriors junior RB Joseph Spriggs took the handoff, went around the corner, and put his wheels on for 48-yard TD. It was 7-6 Magna Vista.

Back come the Golden Eagles – Sophomore RB Macon Ayers waved goodbye to the defense for a 14-yard TD.

Magna Vista had an answer, J’mere Hairston takes the shovel pass, makes three guys miss and the defense isn’t catching him. 66-yard TD to tie the game at 14.d

Magna Vista has an answer. J’mere Hairston took the shovel pass, made three guys miss and the defense wasn’t catching him. He got the 66-yard TD to tie the game at 14.

The Golden Eagles took the big W on Thursday night, 35-21.

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