PHOTOS: High school football in Central Virginia, week 1 of fall season 2021

8Sports Blitz High School Sports Updates

Louisa Lions (Photo Tyler Thrasher)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Dozens of teams took to the fields this weekend as the first week of high school football kicked off in the Richmond metro area. The 2021 fall schedule started Thursday and 8News reporters and photographers have been at the games bringing you scenes from the sidelines.

Highland Springs Springers (Photo Tyler Thrasher)
The Highland Springs game drew a crowd on Saturday, Aug. 28 (Photo Tyler Thrasher)
Louisa Lions (Photo Tyler Thrasher)
Armstrong at Thomas Jefferson high school football
Thomas Jefferson Vikings and the Armstrong Wildcats (Photo: Olivia Jaquith)
Cosby high school
Cosby high school on Friday, Aug. 27., 2021. (Photo Jordan Bondurant)
Glen Allen High School
Glen Allen High School Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Photo Olivia Jaquith)
Cosby High School football field
Cosby High School football field on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Photo Jordan Bondurant)
Thomas Dale High School
Thomas Dale High School on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Photo Jordan Bondurant)
Louisa High School football team
Louisa High School football team at Huguenot High School on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Photo Tyler Thrasher)
Matoaca at Glen Allen
Matoaca at Glen Allen on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Photo Olivia Jaquith)
Prince George at Douglas Freeman
Prince George at Douglas Freeman (Photo Natalie Kalibat)
The Mechanicsville Mustangs
The Mechanicsville Mustangs on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo Tyler Thrasher)
Atlee High School Raiders
Atlee High School Raiders on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo Tyler Thrasher)
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(Photo Tyler Thrasher)
L.C. Bird
L.C. Bird on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo Jordan Bondurant)
Henrico High School Warriors and the Atlee High School Raiders
The Henrico High School Warriors faced off against the Atlee High School Raiders in Mechanicsville on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo Tyler Thrasher)
Deep Run High School
Deep Run High School on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo Tyler Thrasher)
James River Rapids
James River Rapids on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo Jordan Bondurant)
The Mechanicsville Mustangs
The Mechanicsville Mustangs on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. (Photo Tyler Thrasher)

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