Opening Drive (Nov. 8): Go time

First-round Friday is here, and so too are some postseason accolades as the TN East-West All-Star rosters were announced, as too were the Mr. Football semifinalists.

From the 615 coverage area, 13 players are in the running in their respective classes.

Stratford’s James Moore and Fairview’s Logan Nardozzi are candidates in Class 3A. Nolensville’s Tim Coutras is a Class 4A semifinalist, while three locals – Gallatin’s Spencer Briggs, Beech’s Ja’sean Parks and Page’s Cade Walker – are in the Class 5A field. Ravenwood’s Andrew Mason and Blackman’s Conner Murphy are Class 6A semifinalists.

Middle Tennessee Christian’s Kemari McGowan (Class A), Battle Ground Academy’s Nick Semptimphelter (Class AA) and Ensworth’s Keshawn Lawrence (Class AAA) are semifinalists in Division II. Ravenwood’s Luke Akers and Brentwood Academy’s Paxton Perry are in the running for Kicker of the Year honors.

Catch up on news from around the area, and bundle up tonight at your game:

Who Ya Got? First-round playoff picks | Midstate Preps Plus

Player of the Week – Week 11 | Midstate Preps Plus

TSSAA announces Tennessee Titans Mr. Football semifinalists | Tennessean

TSSAA football playoffs: Tennessee high school DII-AA statewide preview | Tennessean

These 3 Tennessee high school football teams with losing records can make a deep playoff run | Tennessean

Smyrna’s Shipley is a fixture behind the microphone | Daily News Journal

Football: Seven WillCo players in the running for Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards | Williamson Herald

Ravenwood moves Friday night playoff game to Franklin High School | Williamson Home Page

Several Williamson County football players highlight 2019 Mr. Football semifinalists group | Williamson Home Page

Williamson County football players hold roster spots in 2019 TN East-West All-Star Classic | Williamson Home Page

Flexible Lion defense keys regular-season success | Columbia Daily Herald

Wilson County sending all six schools to playoffs | Lebanon Democrat

Sumner County Playoff Picks and Previews | Gallatin News

PICK ‘EM: Brady’s Playoff Montgomery County picks | Main Street Preps

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