Braves roll up big lead early in rolling past Chieftains
By CRAIG DUNN
CIRCLEVILLE — What was a surreal, unnerving — and at times downright disturbing — off-the-field week in and around Chieftain Nation culminated in a nightmarish on-the-field evening for the football Chiefs.
Dealing with a rash of injuries, the continuing saga and fallout of COVID and the late-week incident in their home stadium that thrust the school and this small town into the unwanted national spotlight, the Chiefs found themselves down 14-0 before they even had an offensive possession Friday night at Logan Elm.
The host Braves would streak to a 35-0 lead late in the first half, score on six of their first seven possessions, and go on to roll past the Purple & White 48-21 in the first-ever football meeting between the two schools from bordering counties.