There was no hangover for McCallie from last week's impressive win over rival Baylor. The Blue Tornado, ranked No. 1 in Division II-AAA, wasted no time in demolishing visiting Battle Ground Academy on their way to a 52-0 nonregion win.
In extending its victory streak — which dates to last season — to 11 straight games, McCallie (7-0) raced out to a 31-0 first-quarter lead and cruised from there.
Damian Scott scored the first of his two touchdowns just two minutes into the game and finished with a team-high 66 rushing yards. Senior quarterback William Riddle connected on 12 of 19 passes for 223 yards and three touchdowns, including a 61-yarder to Xavier Gaillardetz, who also scored on a 20-yard reception.
McCallie outgained BGA 381-10 in total yards.
Meigs County 66, Copper Basin 8: Class 2A's top-ranked Tigers have now won 56 of their past 57 regular-season games and improved to 7-0 this season with the convincing nonregion win. Meigs scored four touchdowns in the first quarter and built a 40-0 lead by halftime, highlighted by Cam Huckabey's 59-yard punt return for a score. The Tigers ran for 346 yards, as eight different players had carries, and held the Cougars to 102 total yards.
Knoxville Webb 31, Silverdale Baptist 19: The Seahawks lost for the first time this season as Webb rolled up 378 yards of offense. Brett Rogers threw for 198 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 67 yards, but Conner Delashmitt was held to just 37 rushing yards and one receiving score.
Brody Lamb and Turner Junkins each had nine tackles for Silverdale (6-1) in the Division II-AA East Region loss.
South Pittsburg 42, Austin-East 0: Class 1A's fourth-ranked Pirates got a big night from senior running back De'Andre Kelly, who returned the opening kickoff 78 yards for a score, then added three touchdown runs, including a 47-yard sprint. Kelly finished with 183 total yards in the nonregion win over the Class 3A visitors.
Richard Hunter completed 12 of 20 passes for 242 yards and two scores as the Pirates (4-1) outgained the Roadrunners 394-71 in total yards.
Elizabethton 41, Rhea County 21: Class 4A's third-ranked Fighting Cyclones jumped out to a 13-0 first-quarter lead and built it to 27-7 by halftime. Ethan Davis led Rhea with 144 rushing yards and a touchdown, and Briley Mayberry added 79 yards and a score.
Grundy County 12, Whitwell 10: Despite outgaining the Yellow Jackets 208-103 in total offense, two turnovers cost Whitwell in the nonregion loss. Colton Britton ran for 68 yards on six carries and scored the Tigers' touchdown, while Wesley Nunley had five solo tackles, three assists and a tackle for loss that went for a safety for Whitwell's only first-half points.
McMinn County 45, Sweetwater 14: Davion Evans ran for three touchdowns and returned a punt 65 yards for a score to help the Cherokees pull away for the nonregion win. Jayden Miller threw for 114 yards and three scores, and Cody Thompsn ran for 117 yards as the Cherokees (3-3) outrushed Sweetwater 224-62.
Grace Academy 40, Franklin Christian 33: Quarterback Cooper Knecht's 4-yard run with just 22 seconds remaining proved to be the winner as the Eagles improved to 8-0 in their first season in eight-man football. That was also one of Knecht's five scoring runs as he finished with 286 rushing yards to go with 84 passing yards and 7.5 tackles. Mason Long had seven tackles for Grace.
Other area scores:
Polk County 10, Tellico Plains 6
Loudon 47, McMinn Central 14
Franklin County 21, Sequatchie County 14
Notre Dame 30, Howard 8
Sale Creek 74, Mt. Juliet Christian 67