Prep Football Scores: Playoffs - Second Round

Friday, November 15, 2013
FINALS:
Marion County 28 Boyd-Buchanan 7
Notre Dame 24 Polk County 14
Cleveland 31 Rhea County 7
Silverdale 28 Hampton 21 (OT)
Hixson 15 Sequoyah 12
Knox Catholic 38 Signal Mountain 37
East Hamilton 26 Ooltewah 19 (OT)
Upperman 70 Tyner 49
MUS 23 McCallie 10
MBA 24 Baylor 3
South Pittsburg 40 Moore County 21

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