Lightning strikes down football game
Last updated 10/20/2018 at 8:01am
The Fallbrook High football team hosted its first home game in more than a month Oct. 12 and the varsity contest against Ramona lasted less than five minutes thanks to Mother Nature.
Lightning prompted officials to suspend the game with 7:33 remaining in the first quarter and Ramona holding a 6-0 lead, the result of a touchdown scored immediately before play was halted (the Bulldogs never had the chance to kick the PAT).
CIF rules state that if lightning can be seen within 10 miles of a stadium, play is to be halted and players are to be removed from the field. Thirty minutes is put on the...