Trousdale County High senior fullback A.J. Adams carries the football upfield.

The Trousdale County High School football team will travel to Carthage on Friday to face Smith County.

The Owls are coached by former Trousdale County assistant coach Matt Dyer, who is in his second year at his alma mater.

The Owls have put together a 4-1 record with wins over Gordonsville (27-7), Maplewood (39-0), Westmoreland (13-0) and Walker Valley (30-25) to go along with a close loss to DeKalb County (17-14).

“Smith County is a big ball team and have won some big games this year,” TCHS Head Coach Blake Satterfield said.

It will be the 68th meeting of the two rivals, with the Jackets leading the series 36-30-1. The first game was played in 1923.

Last year on the Creek Bank, Bryson Claiborne had eight carries for 151 yards and four touchdowns as the Jackets rolled to a 34-16 win.

Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. and can be heard live on WTNK 93.5 and 93.9 FM, 1090 AM, and

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