TOP PHOTO: Coalfield was one of six teams competing for a TSMAA championship on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets claimed their division’s title with a win over Burchfield.
By David Graham
JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – It was the TMSAA State Championships in divisions A, AA and AAA on Saturday; a full day of football at Dossett Stadium. Fans were not disappointed as five counties were well represented.
The 1-A championship saw the Yellow Jackets of Coalfield (Morgan County) take on the Rams of Burchfield (Scott County) with the Jackets taking home the trophy after their 12 – 6 win.
Oliver Springs took home championship hardware Saturday afternoon.
In 2-A, it was more of the same, a close game throughout. The Bobcats of Oliver Springs came out on top in this one by a final of 16 – 6 over the Tigers of Rockwood. Both schools hail from Roane County.
Roane County rivals Rockwood and purple clad Oliver Springs battled Saturday for the TMSAA 2-A championship at Dossett Stadium.
Lake City’s quarterback, Number 19, led the way for the Lakers to a hard fought championship over Jacksboro.
The last game of the night, the 3-A title match up, saw the hometown Eagles of Jacksboro (Campbell County) fall to the Lake City Lakers (Anderson County) by a final of 42 to 20. Lake City avenged its regular season loss to the Eagles. From all accounts, it appeared Lake City’s running quarterback was the difference maker for the Lakers.
Jacksboro’s Landen Hensley slips past Lake City defenders for extra yardage in Saturday’s 3-A TMSAA championship football game played at Campbell High.
One of the game sponsors, Campbell County Commissioner Robert Higginbotham (left) presents the championship finalist award to Jacksboro Head Coach Cody Parker.
Jacksboro Head Coach Cody Parker (blue sweatshirt) looks on during the first half of his team’s championship game with Lake City at Dossett Stadium.
WLAF compliments event coordinator Coach Johnny Bruce for his usual excellent job of putting on the championships and making everyone feel at home. Appreciation also goes out to members of the Campbell County Sherriff’s Office, the vendors who fed everyone and Campbell High Football Coaches Justin and Matt Price. All did a great job. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/02/2020-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF DAVID GRAHAM)