Updated: Northview loses 31-0 to No. 1 Blountstown

Published 9:46 pm Friday, November 8, 2013

The Northview Chiefs were dominated Friday in a 31-0 road loss to Blountstown.

Chiefs’ coach Sid Wheatley said the game was closer than the score would indicate, as Northview trailed 14-0 at halftime, but he gave credit to the Tigers.

“They’ve got a good team,” Wheatley said. “We didn’t play well.”

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He said the Chiefs moved the ball down the field, but gave up big plays on defense at inopportune times, which was costly.

With the loss, the Chiefs fall to 3-6 on the year, but will travel to Vernon for the first round of the FHSAA Class 1A playoffs.

For more coverage of this game, including photos, please pick up a copy of Wednesday’s edition of The Atmore Advance.