East Hardy Barrels Through Last Year’s Season-Enders

The Cougars sought redemption in West Union last Saturday to avenge last year’s quarterfinal loss to the Bulldogs and this time around in the first round of the state playoffs, No. 14 East Hardy pounced for an 18-nil lead en route to a 25-19 victory against No. 3 Doddridge County.

“Redemption was the word we used all week. That sums it up, all of it. A big part of . . .