Jury sides with Cross against Wood BOE

PARKERSBURG – After less than two hours of deliberation, the Wood County Circuit Court jury in the case of Adam Cross vs. the Wood County Board of Education found in favor of Cross.

In its verdict, the jury awarded Cross and his mother, Lisa Watson, $136,030.

The civil suit trial stemmed from a 2010 fight between two freshman team football players at Parkersburg South High School, and has lasted all week.