Third-Round TSSAA Football Playoff Pairings For Area Teams

Saturday, November 10, 2012

With Baylor, McCallie, Silverdale Baptist and South Pittsburg falling by the wayside, the Chattanooga area’s chances for a 2012 Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association state title rests on the shoulders of East Hamilton, Ooltewah, Boyd-Buchanan and Marion County.


5in 0.0001pt 0in;">The Hurricanes advanced to the third round with an impressive 35-14 win over Page on Friday night in Class 4A action.


Ooltewah spotted Lenoir City a touchdown and then routed the Panthers with a second- and third-quarter blitz to win, 31-7, in Class 5A.


Boyd-Buchanan advanced to the Class 2A quarterfinals by beating Oneida, 21-6, and Marion County posted a lopsided, 48-21, victory over Trousdale County.


Here are the third-round pairings for the area tams still alive in the playoffs:




All games start at 7 p.m. Local Time


Class 2A


Boyd-Buchanan (11-1) at Knoxville Grace (10-1)


Marion County (9-2) at Friendship Christian (10-1)


Class 4A


East Hamilton (11-1) at Giles County (12-0)


Class 5A


Ooltewah (9-3) at Columbia (10-2)


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