No. 1 seed Oakland had no problem dominating William Blount in the opening round of the TSSAA state playoffs on Friday night as the Patriots rolled to a 49-7 home victory.
There was a whipping at "The Inferno" in Murfreesboro Friday night during the first round of the TSSAA 6A playoffs, as the Blackman Blaze (9-2,6-1) gave visiting Dobyns Bennett (4-7,2-5) a 56-10 thrashing.
It almost looked like it would be a tale of two halves, but Smyrna shook off a shaky third quarter and defeated Jefferson County 44-27 at Robert L. Raikes Stadium on Friday night.
The Hillsboro Burros advanced Friday night as they knocked off the La Vergne Wolverines, 26-7, in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs.
Coming into last Thursday night's Class 6A first round playoff game, the Riverdale Warriors had not enjoyed the taste of victory since Oct. 16. That changed at Finley Stadium, though, as the Warriors (6-5) defeated the Bradley Central Bears (7-4) 38-34.
Eagleville's season came to a close Thursday night as the Eagles fell 41-0 last Thursday night to Boyd Buchanan 41-0 in the TSSAA State Playoffs.