All-classification Top 25 poll Week I
The No. 1 team in TNVarsity.com All-classification Top 25 poll has to be the Ensworth Tigers.
Ensworth kicked off the 2014 season by traveling to Louisville. KY. and defeating the USA Today No. 2 team in the nation, Trinity 27-26.
The three-time defending Division II-AA state champion Tigers of Coach Ricky Bowers got a strong performance from running back D'Andre Ferby.
The 6-foot-2, 220-pounder, rushed for 194-yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Ensworth attack.
Oakland proved TNVarsity.com right in ranking the Patriots No. 2 in the Rivals.com's Tennessee High School preseason poll.
Rarely has any team gone into Tomahawk Stadium and dominated perennial power Riverdale the way Oakland did in Week 0.
The Pats got a solid performance from Fred Wade that led to a 41-7 Oakland victory.
Wade rushed for 172 yards and thrilled the crowd with an 89-yard scoring run on the Pats opening play.
Wade scored on an 89-yard run on Oakland's first play and the rout was on. At the half, it was over as Oakland led by a 34-7 margin.
The remaining members in this week's TNVarsity.com Top 10 were all impressive in Week 0.
No. 3 Whitehaven defeated Mitchell 20-6; No. 4 Maryville rolled over Knoxville Webb 35-14; No. 5 Alcoa hammered Smith County on the road 38-0; No. 6 Brentwood Academy spanked MUS 36-7; No. 7 Fulton destroyed Powell 46-0; No. 8 Sevier County never let up on the pedal with a 62-27 win over Bearden; No. 9 McCallie surprised Cleveland 55-35 and No. 10 Baylor, that played the weakest foe of the Top 10 teams, defeated Howard, 46-8.
The TNVarsity.com All-classification Top 25 poll was created by your Tennessee preps Rivals.com site and is presented each week during the fall through the state championship games.
Here's a look at the Week I poll:
6. Brentwood Academy
8. Sevier County
13. Mt. Juliet
15. East Hamilton
18. Henry County
19. Giles County
20. Knox West
21. Knoxville Catholic
22. Kingsport Dobyns Bennett
23. Science Hill
24. Clarksville NE