Midstate football Top 10: Small schools

Midstate football Top 10: Small schools


Midstate football Top 10: Small schools


Senior quarterback Josh Trueheart has helped Stratford to a 4-0 start.

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A look at the top small high school football teams in Middle Tennessee, as ranked by the USA Today Sports Network for Middle Tennessee. Small schools consist of teams from Class 1A, Class 2A, Class 3A and Division II-A.

1. Stratford (4-0): The Spartans rushed for 360 yards in Friday’s romp of Ezell-Harding. They could face a bigger challenge against regional foe White House-Heritage. Last week: 1. This week: Friday at White House-Heritage.

2. Watertown (4-0): The Purple Tigers rolled on Friday and have outscored their opponents by a combined score of 199-53. Last week: 3. This week: Friday at Jackson County.

3. Christ Presbyterian Academy (1-3): The Lions get a week to regroup after suffering a 41-0 shutout to Pearl-Cohn. Last week: 2. This week: Idle.

4. Nashville Christian (3-1): The Eagles exploded for 55 points in the first quarter of Friday’s rout of Pickett County. Last week: 4. This week: Friday vs. Jo Byrns.

5. Fairview (4-0): The Yellow Jackets rallied to remain unbeaten with Friday’s one-point victory over visiting Waverly. Last week: 5. This week: Idle. 

6. White House-Heritage (3-1): The Patriots bounced back from a loss to Christ Presbyterian Academy with a 21-14 win over visiting Portland. Last week: 7. This week: Friday vs. Stratford.

7. Waverly (3-1): Behind quarterback Gavin Stanfield, tailback Montez Bradley and wide receiver Daisuan Whitfield, the Tigers outgained Fairview 460-287 in Friday’s heartbreaker. Last week: 8. This week: Friday vs. Hickman County.

8. Wayne County (4-0): Led by senior quarterback Preston Rice, the Wildcats have scored at least 46 points in all four games. Last week: 9. This week: Friday vs. Hollow Rock-Bruceton.

9. Donelson Christian Academy (4-0): The Wildcats have outscored their opponents by a combined score of 132-50. Last week: 10. This week: Friday vs. the King’s Academy.

10. East Nashville (1-3): The Eagles’ last three opponents have a combined record of 11-1. Last week: 6. This week: Friday at Greenbrier.

Reach Craig Harris at 615-259-8238 and on Twitter @CHTennessean. 



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