Class AAA District Sites and Projections

The big boys are on tap let's see where this goes.

 

District 1AAA

District Site: Volunteer

Region Site: Greeneville

Projected Champion: Dobyns Bennett

Our pre-season pick: Dobyns Bennett

A bit of a surprise for the rest of the state, but DB is good so don't underestimate them.

 

District 2AAA

District Site: Greeneville

Region Site: Greeneville

Projected Champion: Morristown West

Our pre-season pick: Greeneville

Very close race could provide some excitement in the district and region tourneys.

 

District 3AAA

District Site: Knoxville Central

Region Site: Bearden

Projected Champion: Oak Ridge

Our pre-season pick: Oak Ridge

Will having their unblemished district record expunged by Powell give the Wildcats some incentive to make a new run....a healthy Jared Stephens will make the difference.

 

District 4AAA

District Site: South Doyle

Region Site: Bearden

Projected Champion: Maryville

Our pre-season pick: Maryville

The district finals could be a barnburner if Bearden and Maryville meet up again.

 

District 5AAA

District Site: Cumberland County

Region Site: Ooltewah

Projected Champion: Walker Valley

Our pre-season pick: Walker Valley

The balanace of power has shifted to The Valley but don't discard Cleveland who could come up after their setback.

 

District 6AAA

District Site: Ooltewah

Region Site: Ooltewah

Projected Champion: Red Bank

Our pre-season pick: Red Bank

Small district with athletic Red Bank ready to move on.

 

District 7AAA

District Site: Lebanon

Regiion Site: Shelbyville

Projected Champion: White County

Our pre-season pick: White County

White County carries the top seed but Oakland, Cookeville or Blackman could take them down if they play below par.

 

District 8AAA

District Site: Shelbyville

Region Site: Shelbyville

Projected Champion: Shelbyville

Our pre-seaosn pick: Shelbyville

Can anyone stop the Shelbyville express?

 

District 9AAA

District Site: Mt. Juliet

Region Site: Rossview

Projected Champion: LaVergne

Our pre-season pick: Gallatin

The law firm of Jefferson and Watkins wants to put the rule down on the rest of this district.

 

District 10AAA

District Site: Clarksville Northwest

Region Site: Rossview

Projected Champion: Clarksville/Clarksville Northeast

Pre-season pick: Clarksville

This goes to the wire with defending AAA runner-up and Rayshawn Walker and Northeast.

 

District 11AAA

District Site: Ravenwood

Region Site: Hunter's Lane

Projected Champion: Franklin

Our pre-season pick: Franklin

Another season unbeaten in district action. Can they carry this momentum into the region and make a trip to the 'boro?

 

District 12AAA

District Site: Hunter's Lane

Region Site: Hunter's Lane

Projected Champion: Antioch

Our pre-season pick: Antioch

Is there a better AAA squad in the middle of the state than Antioch...if so now is your chance to prove it.

 

District 13AAA

District Site: Brighton

Region Site: Arlington

Projected Champion: Liberty Tech

Our pre-season pick: Liberty Tech

Their first season is AAA wasn't easy but they still managed to grab the hardware..let's see how far they take this.

 

District 14AAA

District Site: Millington

Region Site: Arlington

Projected Champion: Raleigh-Egypt

Our pre-season pick: Raleigh-Egypt

The Pharoahs will not let a state berth slip from their fingers this season.

 

District 15AAA

District Site: Ridgeway

Region Site: Northside

Projected Champion: Kirby/Ridgeway

Our pre-seaosn pick: White Station

The game that decides the title will supposedly happen this Monday...let's hope so because it's the longest game of the week ever.

 

District 16AAA

District Site: Memphis Central

Region Site: Northside

Projected Champion: Memphis Central

Our pre-season pick: Hamilton

Memphis Central is deep, hungry and young....a good combination, we hope so.

 

Our pre-season state tournament picks:

Maryville

Beerden

Shelbyville

Siegel

Franklin

Antioch

White Station

Ridgeway

 

Note: The top four seeds in each district (all classes) will have their opening round district game at their home court before embarking on the designated site.