It was a tough day for local football teams
It was a dreary Saturday for the Marshall University and Spring Valley High School football teams. Virginia Tech won its game against Marshall, 41-20, at foggy Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Virginia, to reach six victories and become bowl eligible for the 26th consecutive season. Marshall ended the regular season with an 8-4 record and will also be playing in a bowl game.
Martinsburg beat Spring Valley, 31-7, for the Class AAA state title in rainy Wheeling Island Stadium. It was the third straight year the Bulldogs (14-0) downed the Timberwolves (13-1) in the title game.
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