Posted On: 01/18/22 2:03 AM

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Read this week’s Top 15 Teams among the AAA class.

# RecordKey ResultsKey PlayersDistrict RecordNext Opponents
#1Clinton16-2W Karns, W ScottJackson Garner, Lane Harrison, Rishon Bryant, Trace Thackerson4-0@Knoxville Halls (Jan. 21)
#2Jackson South Side12-2Kobe Ward, Jaylan Cole, Rico Sain
#3Greenbrier15-1Brayden Rector3-0
#4Grainger16-2Jaxon Williams, Emmanuel Atkins2-0
#5Scott17-5Trey Morrow, Luke West, Dalton Prewitt2-2
#6Fulton13-32-0
#7Red Bank13-4Nick Smith, Reco Trimrble, Haden Spurgeon 5-1
#8Sequoyah14-43-0
#9Greeneville13-5Ja'Kobi Gillespie, Reid Satterfield 2-0
#10Jackson North Side11-2
#11Lincoln County14-3W Lawrence County, W Cascade x2, W Marshall County2-0Page, @Spring Hill
#12Fayette Ware12-6JaSteven Walker, Harmonta Griggs
#13White County12-5W York Institute, W Warren County, W Franklin County, W Upperman4-1
#14South Gibson13-6
#15Sullivan East11-41-2

Clinton Dragons (#1) won 15 of their last 16 games, dating back to the season’s opener.  Only McMinn County and Fulton own wins over the Dragons. 

The South Side team has two losses, but remember Jackson South Side (#2) and Greeneville (#9) played for the AA State Championship last spring.  They are both stacked again.

Greenbrier (#3) is perhaps the biggest surprise in the Top 15.  The Bobcats suffered just a single loss so far.

Red Bank (#7) is fighting with fervor to stay atop their district (5-1 district record).  Few teams statewide are better at rebounding that the Lions. Consider Reco Trimble tugs down 5.4 rebounds per and he is not alone. Kalen Sewell helps with 5.0 a night. Jaylen Bates and Nick Smith Nick Smith 6'2" | SG Red Bank | 2023 State TN are helping with 4.3 rpg and 4.0 respectively.

 

 

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