Galax Maroon Tide comes up short in state semifinals

The Galax Maroon Tide football team took on the Chilhowie Warriors for a trip to the State Championship.

A back and forth affair was what this contest brought, as the two teams exchanged blows until the final whistle.

In the end, the Maroon Tide came up just short of a state championship berth, sending Chilhowie to the big game for the first time since 1970.