The stats told the story in Floyd County’s crushing 49-0 loss to Christiansburg in Friday’s home opener.

Yards rushing: Minus 8. Total yards for Dorian Harris, last year’s leading rusher in the region: 25 in 10 carries.  First downs for the Buffaloes: Just two.

The Buffs recovered two Blue Demon fumbles but couldn’t capitalize. The Christiansburg powerhouse steamrolled FCHS in every way.  Even when an errant opening play snap flew over the head of Christiansburg quarterback Brenden Motley he turned it into a 15-yard gain and first down.

It was that kind of night and Christiansburg wanted to make it worse, attempting offside kicks when they lead 14-0 and 36-0.  They failed on both attempts — rare missteps.

A scary moment in the second quarter when FCHS Senior Peter Martin went down in a play.  A Floyd County Volunteer Rescue Squad ambulance removed him from the field and transported him to a hospital after emergency workers immobilized him for a tingling impression in his neck but he had feeling and movement in his arms and legs.  No additional information available as this was written.