Chargers shock Broncos, 20-12

Franklin, Virginia – The Bath County Chargers football team traveled 246 miles to challenge the Franklin Broncos on their home field in a first-round playoff game Friday night. The Chargers couldn’t generate much offense until the fourth quarter, when they scored two touchdowns. Bath County took a 14-12 lead early in the final frame and Darien Hepler rushed for a 17-yard TD with 2:46 remaining to give the Chargers a 20-12 lead. The Bath defense stifled Franklin’s final drive and time expired with the score 20-12 Chargers.

The Chargers advance to the second-round and travel to Covington Friday night to face off against their Pioneer District rivals, the Covington Cougars.

Check back later for a full game report.

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Heather Niday

Heather is our Program Director and Traffic Manager. She started with Allegheny Mountain Radio as a volunteer deejay. She then joined the AMR staff in February of 2007. Heather grew up in the Richmond, Virginia, area and now lives in Arbovale, West Virginia with her husband Chuck. Heather is a wonderful flute player, and choir director for Arbovale UMC. You can hear Heather along with Chuck on Tuesday nights from 6 to 8pm as they host two hours of jazz on Something Different.

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