The DeKalb County Tiger Football team will travel to Englewood near Athens in east Tennessee to take on the McMinn Central Chargers Friday night, November 7th in the first round of the TSSAA playoffs.
McMinn Central, the runner-up in Region 3-3A, finished the regular season at 9-1, losing their only game to Howard 33 to 14 Friday night.
The winner of the DeKalb/McMinn Central game will meet the winner of the Whitehouse/East Ridge contest on November 14th.
Meanwhile, Sycamore will face Howard in the first round of the playoffs while Station Camp will take on Polk County . The winners of those two games will meet on November 14th.
McMinn Central defeated the following teams this year:
Oliver Springs, 48-13
Meigs County, 55-0
Notre Dame 42-0
East Ridge 17-16
Tellico Plains 49-13
Grundy County 55-6
Polk County 16-0
The DeKalb County Tigers finished the regular season at 8-2
DeKalb County defeated the following teams this year:
Warren County 42-25
Cannon County 63-20
Pearl Cohn 28-6
Macon County 35-7
The Tigers lost to Station Camp 51-27 and to Whitehouse 49-35