Elizabethton, Hampton ranked in Final AP Poll

Carter County Sports

The final Tennessee Prep Football AP poll of 2019 featured two Carter County teams.

In Class 4A, Elizabethton finished in the No. 1 spot with 13-of-17 first-place votes. The Cyclones, who finished with the program’s first perfect season since 1951, tallied 164 points to finish 23 points ahead of No. 2 Haywood County.

Region 2-4A No. 1 seed Anderson County was No. 3 in the poll, while Greeneville was No. 4.

In Class 2A, Hampton was ranked No. 8. The Bulldogs, who have won seven straight games including the last three by a combined score of 147-0, tallied 51 points to finish 23 points behind No. 7 Fairley.

Peabody claimed the No. 1 spot, while Trousdale County and Region 2-2A No. 1 seed Meigs County finished in the No. 3 spot. Region 1-A foe South Greene was ranked No. 6.

Both teams are set to open the 2019 playoffs on Friday night.

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