The second round of the TSSAA playoffs features a ton of great games including five that will have one loss teams going against one another. Four different classifications will feature these games as fifth ranked Huntingdon (10-1) will travel to third ranked Nashville Christian (10-1) while fourth ranked Dresden (10-1) will go to Memphis to take on pass happy eighth ranked Carver (10-1) in Class 1A.
In 2A , second ranked Marion County (10-1) will go to Chapel Hill and take on fifth ranked Forrest (10-1) while two top five teams collide in 3A at Elizabethton as fourth ranked CAK (10-1) will play Elizabethton (10-1).
In Savannah, sixth ranked Hardin County (10-1) will host third ranked Memphis East (10-1) in 4A. There are several more games that involve two ranked teams as defending 2A state champion Peabody (9-2) will go to region 7-1A rival Union City (11-0), the Tornadoes won the regular season meeting 49-35.
Austin East (9-2) ranked ninth in 2A will make the long trip up to the North Carolina line to take on fourth ranked and undefeated Hampton (11-0). Tenth ranked Pigeon Forge (9-2) will go over to Blount county and take on top ranked Alcoa (10-1) in 3A action, while 4A’s eighth ranked team in Knoxville Central (9-2) will travel to Greeneville to face the second ranked Greene Devils (10-1).
In a 5A tilt, eighth ranked Ooltewah (9-2) will go up to Oak Ridge and take on the third ranked Wildcats (10-1), while sixth ranked Morristown West (9-2) will play sixth ranked and defending state champion Knoxville West (9-2).
The best game of the round could be in 5A as second ranked Hendersonville (10-1) will tackle top ranked and undefeated Independence (11-0) and in 6A ninth ranked Smyrna (8-3) will go to Johnson City to take on seventh ranked Science Hill (9-2).
East (32-3, .914 last week; 491-138, .781 overall; 1,428-425, .771 overall)
Pigeon Forge at Alcoa
Tyner at Boyd Buchanan
Chattanooga Christian at East Ridge
CAK at Elizabethton
Rhea Co. at Farragut
Oneida at Greenback
Knoxville Central at Greeneville
Austin-East at Hampton
Coalfield at Harriman
Knoxville Catholic at Knoxville Fulton
Morristown West at Knoxville West
Cookeville at Maryville
Oak Ridge at Ooltewah
Grace Christian Academy at Rockwood
Smyrna at Science Hill
Knoxville Halls at Sevier Co.
Fayetteville at South Pittsburg
Middle (34-5, .872 last week; 542-156, .777 overall)
Siegel at Blackman
Briarcrest at Brentwood Academy
Brentwood at Centennial
Whitwell at Columbia Academy
Stratford at CPA
Marion Co. at Forrest
USJ at FRA
Wilson Central at Franklin
Harding Academy at Friendship Christian
Beech at Hillsboro
Hendersonville at Independence
Springfield at Kenwood
Livingston Academy at Marshall Co.
McCallie at MBA
Huntingdon at Nashville Christian
Riverdale at Oakland
Lipscomb Academy at Pearl Cohn
Nashville Overton at Ravenwood
East Hamilton at Stone Memorial
Notre Dame at Upperman
Houston Co. at Wayne Co.
West (24-8, .750 last week; 395-131, .751 overall)
Trinity Christian at Adamsville
White House Heritage at Camden
Dresden at Carver
Ensworth at Christian Brothers
Milan at Covington
Clarksville Northeast at Henry Co.
Lexington at Jackson Northside
Melrose at Liberty Magnet
MAHS at Manassas
Jackson Christian at McKenzie
Hardin Co. at Memphis East
Baylor at MUS
DCA at Northpoint Christian
Lausanne at St. George’s
Douglass at Trezevant
Peabody at Union City
McGavock at White Station
Mt. Juliet at Whitehaven
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