TSSAA High School Playoff Brackets Are Set
The TSSAA High School Football Playoff Pairings are set:
DII-AA: (4) McCallie (H) vs. (7) Pope John Paul II
The Blue Tornado rolled past the Knights 59-38 earlier this season
(5) Baylor (H) vs. (6) Father Ryan
The Red Raiders will face Father Ryan for the second straight week. Baylor knocked off the Irish 35-28 on Friday
Class 1A: (2) Copper Basin BYE
(3) South Pitt (H) vs. (6) Clay County
Copper Basin faces the winner of this game. South Pittsburg last played Clay County in the 2008 State Playoffs, winning 41-6.
Class 2A: (1) Marion Co. BYE
Marion Co. hosts the winner between (4) Jackson County and (5) Eagleville
(4) Boyd-Buchanan (H) vs. (5) Rockwood
Boyd finished the season with 5 straight wins
Winner travels to (1) Oneida
(6) Meigs County vs. (3) Knox Grace (H)
Meigs County lost on the road to Knox Grace 13-6 earlier this season
(6) Whitwell vs. (3) Trousdale Co. (H)
Whitwell finished the regular season with 4 straight wind by an average score of 53-11
Class 3A: (1) Notre Dame (H) vs. (8) Chatt. Christian
The Irish are riding a nine game winning streak. Notre Dame defeated CCS 42-7 earlier this season
(2) McMinn Central (H) vs. (7) Grundy Co.
McMinn Central is 4-0 against playoff teams this season. Grundy won three of their final four to make the field.
(3) Red Bank (H) vs. (6) Bledsoe Co.
The winner of this game faces the McMinn Central/Grundy Co. winner.
Class 4A: (3) Hixson (H) vs. (6) Page
Hixson comes into the playoffs on a six game winning streak. Winner faces Central/Livingston winner
(4) Signal Mountain (H) vs. (5) DeKalb Co.
Signal’s only two losses to ranked teams.
(7) Central vs. (2) Livingston Academy
Central comes into the playoffs on a two game losing streak. A win could set up a rematch with Hixson
Class 5A: (2) Rhea County (H) vs. (7) Tullahoma
Rhea County has won 17 straight regular season games dating back to last year. Winner faces Ooltewah/Stone Memorial winner
(3) Ooltewah (H) vs. (6) Stone Memorial
Ooltewah beat Stone Memorial 47-7 in the first round of the 2013 playoffs.
(4) Cleveland (H) vs. (5) Clinton
Cleveland won three of last four to make the field
(8) Soddy Daisy vs. (1) Oak Ridge (H)
Trojans make the field despite losing final 5 games of the season.
Class 6A: (7) Bradley Central vs. (2) Science Hill
Bradley enters the playoffs on a three game winning streak
(8) Walker Valley vs. (1) Maryville (H)
Walker Valley has lost three of their last four games entering the playoffs
Here’s a link to the complete brackets: