Dekalb County

State Semi Finals On The Line For Tigers Football

DeKalb County (8-4, 3-1) travels to Nolensville (10-2, 4-1) Friday night in the quarter finals of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association State Playoffs.

DeKalb County rides a five game win streak into Friday night’s match up in Nolensville.

Over the last five games offensively DeKalb County’s offense has put up 33.6 points per game, defensively the Tigers have allowed only 20.2 points per game.

Nolensville has gone 3-2 over their last five matchups. Through that five game stretch Nolensville allows only 15.8 points per game, and offensively they have scored 28 points per game.

Throughtou the season DeKalb County and Nolensville have played five common opponents.

Each team played the Watertown Purple Tigers, Marshall County Tigers, Macon County Tigers, Livingston Academy Wildcats, and Tullahoma Wildcats.

Nolensville went 4-1 through those five games and DeKalb County went 3-2.

DeKalkb County beat Marshall County 28-24, Macon County 26-13, and Tullahoma 45-34, the Tigers lost to Watertown 42-20 and to Livingston 31-0.

Nolensville lost to Marshall County 30-14 in the final game of the season for theor region championship. Nolensville beat Watertown 32-14, Macon County 47-7, Livingston 33-7, and Tullahoma 13-7.

In their games against common opponents DeKalb County averages 30 points per game offensively while they allow 28.8 points per game on defense.

Over the same five games Nolensville’s defense gives up only 13 points a game and offensively they scored 27.8 points per contest.

The winner for Friday night’s match up will travel to the winner of Elizabethton (12-0, 6-0) and Greenville (10-2, 5-1) for a TSSAA semi final game.

Elizabethton is in Carter County close to the Tennessee/North Carolina state line.

Greenville is in Greene County which sits just about halfway between Knoxville and Johnson City.

Kickoff’s scheduled for 7 P.M. in Nolensville this Friday night.

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