Mike Tyson

Amelia spoils Bruton's opener, 27-0

Amelia spoils Bruton's opener, 27-0

YORK — Bruton football coach Reggie Jones gets points for using the perfect analogy this week to summarize the challenge his very young team would face in its season opener. Unfortunately, his prescience did not net his team any points on the scoreboard.

"I was telling you in the interview the other day that it's like the Mike Tyson saying about everyone having a game plan until they get slapped in the face," Jones said. "I wanted to see how our kids would react and you saw it."

Like so many of Tyson's opponents, Bruton was overwhelmed in falling 27-0 to Amelia County on Friday at Bruton Field. Starting solidly on defense, the Panthers kept the game...