Ooltewah Picked To Win District 5-AAA

Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Ooltewah's Owls have been picked to win the District 5-AAA championship in the Coaches' Predictions in Murphy Fair's Tennessee High School Football magazine.

East Hamilton and Cleveland were picked second and third, respectively.

Nine starters return on defense for Ooltewah coach Mac Bryan. The key on offense will be to fill the quarterback slot. Battling for the QB spot will be senior Kelvin Leon and junior London Elrod.

Fair's book can be purchased at the following Chattanooga locations:

Big Ridge Cleaners - 5936 Hixson Pike (Publix Shopping Center)

Mountain City Cleaners - 3554 Broad Street

Carriage Cleaners - 715 Signal Mountain Rd.

Carriage Cleaners - 3835 Dayton Blvd

2014 COACHES' PREDICTIONS

1. Ooltewah

2. East Hamilton

3. Cleveland

4. McMinn County

5. Bradley Central

6. Soddy-Daisy

7. Walker Valley

2013 DISTRICT STANDINGS

1. East Hamilton 5-1, 10-3

1. Cleveland 5-1, 10-4

1. Ooltewah 5-1, 9-3

4. McMinn County 3-3, 4-6

5. Bradley Central 2-4, 5-6

6. Walker Valley 1-5, 4-6

7. Soddy-Daisy 0-6, 2-8

COMING THURSDAY AUG. 7: District 6-AAA


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