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Rossview heads five local High Schools heading into Football Postseason

 

Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA)Clarksville, TN – Rossview High School’s football team, coming off its best season in school history, will head a list of five local prep teams that have advance to their respective post-season tournament fields.

The Hawks (9-1) will be seeded fourth in their TSSAA Class 6-A quadrant and will host fifth-seeded Independence High School (7-3).

It’s the first post-season appearance for the Hawks since the 2009 season.

Rossview Hawks Football vs. Northwest Vikings.

Rossview Hawks Football vs. Northwest Vikings.

In class 5-A, Kenwood High School and Northeast High School will both advance out of District 10-AAA, but both will be on the road for their opening-round contests.

The Knights, seeded eighth, will have a rematch with the quadrant’s number-one seed Henry County High School (10-0) – who Kenwood lost to during regular season, 59-22, back on September 27th in Paris, TN.

The playoff appearance is the second straight for the Knights and marks the first time in school history they have earned back-to-back post-season nods.

Northeast (5-5), the seventh seed, will travel to the quadrant’s number-two seed Lincoln County High School (6-4).

This will be the fifth season in a row that the Eagles have made the post season, the longest current run of playoff appearances by a Clarksville city school.

In TSSAA Class 1-A, the fifth-seeded Clarksville Academy (6-4) will travel to fellow District 10-A member and number-four seed Jo Byrns High School (6-4).

The Cougars, who will be making their fourth straight playoff appearance, lost to the Red Devils back on October 4th, in Cedar Hill, TN, 40-14.

In Kentucky, Fort Campbell High School (4-6) will host Edmonson County High School (4-6) in the KHSAA Class 3-A bracket.

The Falcons, who last met the Wildcats in the 2011 playoffs – a 14-0 victory — will be making their 12th straight playoff appearance, last missing the post season in the 2001 season.

All first-round games will be played on November 8th, and will start at 7:00pm.


About Chris Austin

    Chris Austin

    Chris Austin is a graduate of Clarksville High School and Austin Peay State University.

    Chris is a former Head Softball Coach for APSU, and assistant basketball coach for CHS.

    Chris has worked at the Leaf-Chronicle, and WJZM News/Talk/Sports radio. Has also worked at the Sports Information Department at APSU, and has covered championship events for the Ohio Valley Conference and NCAA.

    Chris is an avid sports fan and can be found at most Austin Peay State University sports events.

    Web Site: http://www.clarksvillesportsnetwork.com
    Email: chris_austin24@yahoo.com

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