Football’s high toll on high schoolers

East Chapel Hill has never been a football school, but first-year coach Mike Holderman, like his players, probably felt some measure of success was in reach when he arrived there last summer. But after Holderman’s 2014 team went 0-11, it was announced in June that Holderman, like his predecessor, would be leaving after just one year.

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Garner quarterback Brodie West talks about the Trojans’ 38-28 victory over Cleveland on Thursday night. West was 10-of-11 passing for 141 yards on the night. Video by Clay Best, cbest@newsobserver.com