Staff photo by Brandon Keys
Alex Stakely and the Chiefs head to Benton with first place in 5-AA on the line.
|Published: 9:30 AM, 10/10/2012
||Last updated: 9:30 AM, 10/10/2012
Author: Brandon Keys
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
The Sequoyah Chiefs will look to
gain sole possession of the number one spot in 5-AA on Friday night. The only obstacle is the Polk
The Wildcats come into this game having
already lost twice this season to Bradley Central and Signal Mountain. Polk is certainly beatable
as they almost gave one away at home to Sweetwater earlier in the year as well.
For all the drawbacks to Polk's 5-2 season they are still 2-0 in
"They are King of the Hill until someone knocks them
off," said Sequoyah head coach Bill Satterfield.
certainly has the pieces to knock the Wildcats into second place. The question is can they do
This Chiefs team is ready to climb out of the number two
spot. Though the Wildcats have won the district since realignment, this is the first time Sequoyah
has had a team capable of winning at Benton. The Chiefs have never done this, but with Brett King,
Garrett Dalton, and Blake Huffman they have a great shot. Drew Carson returns this week for a jolt
of speed on offense.
Caleb Minor and Ben Hall will get a lot of
chances to make plays as Polk will stick to their traditional running game. Forrest McKane and
Dustin Webb will need to have good games on the outside, and Rueben Abernathy should contribute as
well. With Thomas Spradlin anchoring the middle along with Minor, the Chiefs have enough force up
front to stop the Wildcats and climb to the top of 5-AA.
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