Capital City football tops Battle for first district win

Capital City running back Phillip Richardson breaks away for a 59-yard touchdown run in the third quarter of Friday night’s district first-round game against Battle at Capital City High School. (Garrett Bradley/News Tribune)
Capital City running back Phillip Richardson breaks away for a 59-yard touchdown run in the third quarter of Friday night’s district first-round game against Battle at Capital City High School. (Garrett Bradley/News Tribune)

For the first time in the four-year history of Capital City football, the Cavaliers are headed to the district semifinals.

Capital City beat the Battle Spartans 26-7 in the first round of the Class 5 District 5 Tournament on Friday at Capital City High School, getting revenge for the Spartans ending...