Raiders rank among state football media

Raiders QB Dawson White
Raider QB Dawson White is on the Max Preps rushing yards leaderboard in the #10 spot with 445 yards on the season.  (PHOTO CREDIT: Jeff Reed)

According to this week’s Associated Press High School Football Poll entering Week 4 of TSSAA play, the Moore County Raiders are the fifth best Class 1A team in the state. They are currently ranked behind: #1 South Pittsburg, #2 Dresden, #3 Coalfield, and #4 McKenzie.

Moore County, Collinwood, and Richland all currently sit at 1-0 and tied for first in Region 5A play.

This week, Max Preps also ranked the Moore County Raiders #65 in the State of Tennessee. That may not seem like much but that’s among all 339 high school football teams in the state. Additionally Max Preps shows that Raider QB Dawson White snagged the #10 spot on the rushing yards leaderboard with 445 rushing yards. White County’s Tripp Pinion is in the number one spot with 794 rushing yards.

Kickoff at Wayne County takes place at 7 p.m. on Friday. If your can’t attend in person, the Moore County Sports Network will broadcast the game live on the NFHS NetworkThe Times will also provide live score updates on our Facebook page. •

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