Three of Shelby County’s five varsity football teams have avoided elimination and they will head to the Area Round of the UIL Football Playoffs.
The Shelbyville Dragons (7-4) defeated the Carlisle Indians by a 53-43 score last week. They will head to Athens High School on Friday, November 19, 2021 for an area round elimination playoff with the Holland Hornets (8-3) at 7p.m. the Dragons are the home team. Admission is $5. District, coaches, and senior citizen passes will be accepted. Dragons Fans are invited to help send-off their football team by lining the roadway in downtown Shelbyville from the gym to the bank at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 19th.
The Tenaha Tigers (9-2) beat the Burkeville Mustangs by a 62-14 score last week. They will travel to Trinity High School on Friday, November 19 for a 7 p.m. kickoff with the Chilton Pirates (10-1).
The Timpson Bears (9-0) defeated the Frankston Indians 62-0 last week. They will face the (8-3) Thorndale Bulldogs, at Fairfield High School, at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 19.