Quay Holmes rushed for a school-record 255 yards, scored three TDs and reached a couple of other milestones in ETSU’s 38-33 Southern Conference win over Mercer on Saturday.
Ridgeview, J.I. Burton, Patrick Henry and Northside moved on to their respective regional semifinals with blowout wins on Friday night.
Virginia Tech will be going for its fourth straight ACC win on Saturday when the Hokies visit Georgia Tech.
Wise Central sophomore quarterback Ethan Mullins threw two touchdowns Friday, but his biggest play of the game came on defense.
Elizabethton took control with a 95-yard, first-quarter touchdown pass from Bryson Rollins and routed Sullivan South 49-7 in the second round of Friday night’s TSSAA Class 4A playoffs.
In what can best be described as a classic confrontation, Union rallied twice in the second half Friday night to edge determined Gate City 20-19 in the opening round of the Region 2D football playoffs at Bullitt Park.
Third-seeded Chilhowie eliminated No. 6 Thomas Walker by a 47-0 count Friday night to open the Region 1D football playoffs.
South-Doyle used two big plays and took advantage of two big penalties in the first half to pull ahead en route to a 28-12 win over Daniel Boone on Friday night in the second round of the TSSAA Class 5A playoffs.
Union's Mason Polier scored with five minutes to play to give Union the lead and the Bears held off a determined Gate City squad to eke out a 20-19 victory in a Region 2D quarterfinal thriller at Bullitt Park in Big Stone Gap.
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Zane Whitson threw two touchdown passes, Dobyns-Bennett’s defense pitched a second-half shutout and the Tribe beat Bearden 28-14 on Friday night in the second round of the TSSAA Class 6A playoffs.
Here are your Sports Live Friday Night finals from high school football playoff games in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia on Friday, Nov. 15:
ETSU’s final chance at a Southern Conference win comes Saturday at 1 p.m. against Mercer at Greene Stadium.
Elijah Young is a beast. And he’s fast. To get where Daniel Boone wants to be, the Trailblazers must tackle the beast. Time and time again.
Sullivan South and Elizabethton are meeting for the second time this football season, this time with a berth in the TSSAA Class 4A quarterfinals on the line.
Dobyns-Bennett easily handled Bearden the first time they met this season. Indians coach Joey Christian expects the Bulldogs to have a lot more bite in Friday’s Class 6A second-round matchup.