For the third consecutive year, Trousdale County will travel to Watertown for a Class 2A quarterfinal against the Purple Tigers.
The Yellow Jackets (10-2) have won both playoff matchups, squeaking by 22-19 last season and winning 15-8 in 2018.
In the regular-season game between the two Region 4-2A rivals in Hartsville on Sept. 4, the Jackets lost two of five fumbles, threw an interception and had a bad punt snap lead to a safety in a 9-7 defeat.
Watertown is 11-1 on the season with other wins over Gordonsville (14-7), DeKalb County (21-14), Cascade (35-0), White House (41-0), Westmoreland (42-6), Jackson County (38-0), Upperman (27-6), East Robertson (42-7), Tellico Plains (63-14) and Marion County (44-21). Their loss came 24-20 in Week 2 to Nolensville, which is playing in the Class 4A quarterfinals this week.
The game can be heard live on WTNK 93.5-FM / 1090-AM and online at funradiotn.com. Video is also supposed to be streamed online at leon.sport-streamhd.com/hsfootball.php. Live scoring updates will also be available on The Vidette’s Facebook page.
The winner of Friday’s game will host the South Greene-Meigs County winner in next week’s semifinal round.