The Oak Ridge Wildcats played their first scrimmage of the season against the Maryville Rebels on Friday night at Blankenship Field. The Wildcats struggled on offense against a tough Maryville defense. The final score was 28-3.
The Rebels, the defending state Class 6A champions, were playing their third scrimmage, and they have eight returning starters on defense from last year’s 15-0 team. But the Class 5A Wildcats has two interceptions against the Rebels.
Oak Ridge opens the regular season at home against Farragut on August 29.
Here are pictures from the Friday night scrimmage by Tim Waddell of the Wildcats Football Booster Club. [Read more...]