September 18, 2019

Presented By

Aflac Brentwood Hearing Center Coleman Group Dairy Queen Two Rivers Ford

Class 5A Region Rundown

Class 5A Region Rundown

High school football starts tonight as the 2019 regular season gets started as Class 1A state champion Whitwell travels over to East Ridge on Wednesday to get the season started.

For the second straight year, tnhighschoolfootball.com will take a quick look at all 55 regions in all classifications.

The region rundown has the following six categories, a list of the region teams, who the new region head coaches are, who the longest tenured coach is in the region, who the region kingpin is and how many consecutive region games they have won, four region players to watch and the four teams that will be playoff bound this year (both categories are listed alphabetically).

Here’s the schedule for the region rundowns
August 19- 1A
August 19- 2A
August 20- 3A
August 20- 4A
August 21- 5A
August 21- 6A
August 22- Division II-A
August 22- Division II-AA
August 22- Division II-AAA

1-5A
Region Teams- (7)- Cherokee, Cocke County, Daniel Boone, David Crockett, Morristown East, Tennessee High and Volunteer
New Region Head Coaches- (2)- Scotty Dykes, Cocke County and Caleb Slover, Morristown East
Longest Tenured Coach- Jeremy Jenkins (Daniel Boone, 16 years)
Region Kingpin- David Crockett (six region wins, defending region champion, last region loss to Morristown East in 2017)
Longest Current Playoff Streak- David Crockett- 3 (2016-18)
Four Region Players To Watch- Daniel Boone RB Charlie Cole; David Crockett WR Donta Hackler; David Crockett QB Cade Larkins and Tennessee High TE Nolan Wishon
2019 Playoff Teams- David Crockett, Tennessee High, Daniel Boone and Morristown East

2-5A
Region Teams- (7)- Carter, Gibbs, Knoxville Central, Knoxville Halls, Sevier County, Seymour and South Doyle
New Region Head Coaches- (3)- Scott Meadows, Carter; Scott Cummings, Knox. Halls and Scott Branton, Seymour
Longest Tenured Coach- Clark Duncan (South Doyle, 10 years)
Region Kingpin- Knoxville Central (seven straight region wins, defending region champions, last region loss to South Doyle in 2017)
Longest Current Playoff Streak- Knoxville Central- 5 (2014-18)
Four Region Players To Watch- Knoxville Central LB Kalib Fortner; Knoxville Central DB Braden Gaston; South Doyle OL Jordan Wilson and South Doyle WR/DB Elijah Young
2019 Playoff Teams- Knoxville Central, South Doyle, Knoxville Halls and Gibbs

3-5A
Region Teams- (7)- Campbell County, Clinton, Fulton, Karns, Oak Ridge, Powell and Knoxville West
New Region Head Coaches- None
Longest Tenured Coach- Rob Black (Fulton) and Justin Price (Campbell County) both 8 years
Region Kingpin- Fulton (six region wins, defending region champions, last region loss to Oak Ridge in 2017)
Longest Current Playoff Streak- Fulton and Oak Ridge-10 (2009-18)
Four Region Players To Watch- Oak Ridge LB Jacob Adams; Knoxville West DE Tyrece Edwards; Knoxville West LB Drew Francis and Powell DE Colton Webb
2019 Playoff Teams- Powell, Knoxville West, Oak Ridge and Fulton

4-5A
Region Teams- (4)- Lenoir City, Rhea County, Soddy Daisy and Walker Valley
New Region Head Coaches- (1)- Drew Adkins, Walker Valley
Longest Tenured Coach- Justin Barnes (Soddy Daisy) and Mark Pemberton (Rhea County) both six years
Region Kingpin- Soddy Daisy (three game streak, defending region champions, last region loss to Lenoir City in 2018)
Longest Current Playoff Streak- Rhea County- 6 (2013-18)
Four Region Players To Watch- Soddy Daisy QB Issac Barnes; Rhea County LB Bradley Goodwin; Soddy Daisy RB/DB Hayden Maynor and Lenoir City LB/TE Jonah Rittenhouse
2019 Playoff Teams- Soddy Daisy, Rhea County, Lenoir City and Walker Valley

5-5A
Region Teams- (6)- Columbia, Franklin County, Lincoln County, Page, Shelbyville and Summit
New Region Head Coaches- None
Longest Tenured Coach- Charles Rathbone, (Page, 7 years)
Region Kingpin- Page (seven region wins, defending region champion, last region loss to Shelbyville in 2017)
Longest Current Playoff Streak- Page- 11 (2008-18)
Four Region Players To Watch- Summit RB George Odimegwu; Shelbyville DL Gary Smith; Summit LB Keaton Wade and Page QB Cade Walker
2019 Playoff Teams- Page, Shelbyville, Summit and Lincoln County

6-5A
Region Teams- (6)- Beech, Gallatin, Glencliff, Hillsboro, Hillwood and Hunters Lane
New Region Head Coaches- (4)- Chad Watson, Gallatin; Mike Passan, Glencliff; Tom Moore, Hillwood and Preston Scott, Hunters Lane
Longest Tenured Coach- Anthony Crabtree (Beech, 14 years)
Region Kingpin- Hillsboro (four region wins, defending region champion, last region loss to Gallatin in 2018)
Longest Current Playoff Streak- Beech- 12 (2007-18)
Four Region Players To Watch- Gallatin RB Spencer Briggs; Hillsboro RB Brian Covington; Beech RB Jasean Parks; Beech OL Hayden Sloan
2019 Playoff Teams- Beech, Hillsboro, Gallatin and Hillwood

7-5A
Region Teams- (7)- Clarksville, Dyer County, Henry County, Kenwood, Northeast, Northwest and West Creek
New Region Head Coaches- (3)- Les Greer, Kenwood; Brandon Clark, Northeast and Neil Furnish, Northwest
Longest Tenured Coach- Issac Shelby, Clarksville, 5 years
Region Kingpin- Henry County- 12
Longest Current Playoff Streak- Henry County- 14 (2005-18)
Four Region Players To Watch- Clarksville OL Jason Eaton; Henry County RB Jayln Foster; Kenwood WR Kavarius Moody and Henry County DB Joe Travis
2019 Playoff Teams- Henry County, Clarksville, Northeast and Dyer County

8-5A
Region Teams- (7)- Brighton, Kingsbury, Kirby, Munford, Memphis Overton, Ridgeway and Southwind
New Region Head Coaches- (1)- Mike David, Brighton
Longest Tenured Coach- Duron Sutton (Ridgeway, 9 years)
Region Kingpin- Kirby (eight game region streak, defending region champion, last region loss to Munford in 2017)
Longest Current Playoff Streak- Ridgeway- 26 (1993-2018)
Four Region Players To Watch- Kirby QB Draylen Ellis; Brighton QB Nick Johnson; Kirby DL Corbet Mims and Southwind RB Romal Webb
2019 Playoff Teams- Kirby, Southwind, Ridgeway and Brighton

Contact Donovan at donovans1222@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter at Examine_Stew

Related posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *