Prep Football Scores: Week One

Friday, August 29, 2014

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FINALS:
Central 24 Polk County 0
McCallie 49 McMinn County 6
Dobyns-Bennett 38 East Hamilton 7
Sweetwater 28 Meigs County 14 
Baylor 34 Knox Webb 7
Copper Basin 29 Hayesville 26 
Signal Mountain 35 Tyner 0
McMinn Central 43 Boyd-Buchanan 20
CCS 43 Lookout Valley 0
Hixson 35 South Pittsburg 12
Cookeville 30 Cleveland 23
Notre Dame 34 East Ridge 20
Walker Valley 42 Sequoyah 22
Rhea County 42 Coffee County 6
Grundy County 54 Grace 14 
Soddy-Daisy 43 Red Bank 30
Ensworth 55 Brainerd 7
Stratford 35 Howard 14
Midway 27 Whitwell 6
Riverdale 42 Bradley 7
Ooltewah 24 Seigel 20 
Silverdale 31 Community 21
Marion County 48 Bledsoe County 14



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