Latest AP Rankings Set Up A 1 Vs. 2 Greeneville-Elizabethton Game
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
by Cody Guinn
After weeks of anticipation on both sides, it's week nine of the high school football season and on Friday night, it'll be 1 vs. 2 according to the latest AP High School Football rankings in the state of Tennessee in 4A.
After a 49-0 shutout of Sullivan South in Greeneville, the Greene Devils (6-1, 3-0) hold tight to the number one spot in the 4A rankings. Greeneville picked up 14 of the possible 19 first-place, but there will be clarity after Friday as Greeneville will face the #2 ranked team: the Elizabethton Cyclones (7-0, 3-0).
The Greene Devils will have a lot on the line against the Cyclones on Friday the top spot in the AP 4A rankings. Greeneville will also be looking to extend their 76-game conference winning streak and a win would put the Greene Devils in control of the region as they look to win their 13th conference championship in a row. Elizabethton received 4 first-place votes with #3 Anderson County receiving the remaining first-place vote.
Coverage of Greeneville at Elizabethton will begin with the Food City Scoreboard on Friday at 6:30 PM with live coverage from EHS at 7:00 PM and kickoff at 7:30 PM on 99.5 FM/AM 1340 WGRV, wgrv.com, and Comcast channel 18.
The South Greene Rebels (8-0, 2-0) remain at #6 in the 2A rankings, but did add one first-place vote. Peabody (7-0) is ranked at number one and have 17 of the 19 first-place votes with the Rebels receiving the other two. South Greene will close out their season with back-to-back conference games at Hampton on Friday and at home against Happy Valley with the region title potentially on the line on November 1.
Coverage of South Greene at Hampton this Friday will begin with the Food City Scoreboard on Friday at 6:30 PM with live coverage from Hampton High at 7:00 PM and kickoff at 7:30 PM on 95.5 FM/AM 1450 WSMG.
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