On Friday, November 13, 2015 the Richlands Blue Tornado defeated Grayson County in the first round of the Virginia 2A Playoffs 63-7. Quarterback, John Luke Asbury, finished his night 12/14 throwing for 285 yards and 5 touchdowns in the playoff Win.
The Blue Tornado scored on their first 8 possessions of the game. The team’s first two possessions resulted in Asbury to Scottie Ball touchdowns. Asbury then found Cody Howie on a screen pass. After making a handful of defenders miss, Howie found the endzone for a 58 yard play.
In the 2nd Quarter, with a four touchdown lead, Asbury continued his big night by finding Chase Collins on 4th down for a touchdown. Just before the half, Asbury completed his 5th touchdown pass to Austin Atkinson. Richlands will advance to face Buckingham in the 2nd Round. That game is scheduled for 7:00 Friday Night at Ernie Hicks Stadium.