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Gate City stymies Graham, defeats Lee

October 29th, 2011 12:01 am by Dave Ongie

GATE CITY — Lee High running back Tyler Graham has been an unstoppable force on gridirons across Southwest Virginia this fall.


But with 4:10 remaining in Friday night’s Clinch Mountain District football showdown against Gate City, the unstoppable force met an immovable object.


With the Generals in Gate City territory and driving toward a potential game-tying score, Graham took a pitch on fourth-and-6 and hit the hole hard. He was met, however, by Gate City’s Jared Carter, who stopped Graham in his tracks.


The Blue Devils then ran out the clock, escaping with a 14-6 victory on Senior Night and locking up the Clinch Mountain championship in the process.


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