For 11 long years, the Vandalia football program had a monkey on its back.
But it took just 77 seconds for the Vandals to shake that stubborn primate loose Friday night.
Coach John Stout's team then sacked the past into oblivion, rolling to a 34-12 win over Flora at Mark Greer Field for its first postseason victory since 1997.
Jake Etcheson scored from 89 yards out on the opening kickoff and added an 11-yard TD run a little more than a minute later, after VCHS recovered a Flora fumble.
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