Trousdale County’s Yellow Jackets will travel to Region 3-2A champion Bledsoe County for this week’s second-round playoff game.
The Warriors completed their first undefeated regular season and sit at 11-0 after beating Cascade 48-21 in the first round last week. Bledsoe has also defeated Whitwell (40-17), East Ridge (21-14), Tyner (42-13), Grundy County (40-6), Sequatchie County (35-0), Marion County (17-0), Monterey (20-14), Polk County (28-10), Cumberland County (40-19) and Tellico Plains (49-8).
“They are undefeated for a reason,” said TCHS coach Blake Satterfield. “They are going to be a very good football team.”
The Warriors are led by senior running back Dylan Robeck (5-10, 170) who has over 1,200 rushing yards on the season.
The game will be at 7 p.m. Central and will air on WTNK 93.5-FM / 1090-AM and streamed on funradiotn.com.
The two schools last met in the 2017 playoffs, with Trousdale County winning 34-6.
The winner of Friday’s game will meet the Marion County-Watertown winner in the quarterfinals.
TSSAA pairings: The TSSAA released its region pairings for 2021-23 last week.
In football, Trousdale will be in Region 4-2A with East Robertson, Harpeth, Westmoreland, Watertown and Whites Creek.
In basketball, baseball and softball, Trousdale was placed in District 8-A with East Robertson, Jo Byrns, Knowledge Academies (Antioch), Merrol Hyde and STEM Prep Academy (Nashville).