Prep Football Scores: Week Eight

Friday, October 18, 2013

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THURSDAY NIGHT FINAL
Whitwell 53 Sale Creek 8

FRIDAY NIGHT FINALS
Signal Mountain 67 CCS 13
Polk County 41 Sweetwater 13
Boyd-Buchanan 14 Copper Basin 7
McMinn Central 20 Loudon 17
Hixson 23 Red Bank 0
Silverdale 42 Grace 7
Midway 15 Meigs County 14
Cleveland 48 Walker Valley 14
McMinn County 28 Bradley Central 8
Tyner 48 Brainerd 12
Midway 14 Meigs County 14
South Pittsburg 76 Lookout Valley 0
Central 44 Howard 16
East Hamilton 38 Soddy-Daisy 7
Grundy County 56 Bledsoe County 26
Rhea County 41 Warren County 7
Notre Dame 34 Sequatchie County 0
Brentwood Academy 36 Baylor 10


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