Region significance was missing in Daniel Boone’s win over Science Hill, and Elizabethton’s victory against Tennessee High on Friday night.
Sullivan South quarterback Luke Pollack has rushed for 615 yards in five games this season. That’s the highest total of any player in Northeast Tennessee, from the reporting schools in Region 1.
Tennessee High is one play away from entering this game undefeated, and is ranked No. 8 in the state in Class 5A.
Pick one thing that doesn’t appear to belong: state rankings, undefeated, winning atmosphere, region title threat, David Crockett.
Halfway can be a tricky place for just about anything.
When a team meets its biggest rival, the standout performances tend to shine even brighter.
Elizabethton was seriously challenged by Science Hill in the season opener, but the Cyclones have followed with four straight blowout wins.
KNOXVILLE — Science Hill dominated the first eight minutes of each half, and that was all the Hilltoppers needed to get their season back on course.