|Published: 11:09 PM, 10/21/2013
||Last updated: 12:54 AM, 10/22/2013
Author: Staff Report
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
Only one local team will advance to the English Mountain
Football Conference playoff semifinals this coming weekend.
The Newport Roosters program,
which placed all three of its teams into the postseason this year, will see its super grasscutters
move on to the semifinals after taking a 7-6 win over Dandridge on Saturday. The Roosters pulled a
mild upset, after being the No. 3 seed in the playoffs.
With the win, the Roosters will take
on No. 1 Pigeon Forge on Saturday at noon. The game will be played in Pigeon Forge. The winner will
face off with Jefferson City-Northview in the November 2 Super Bowl.
The other two Roosters
teams however were not as fortunate to advance. The grasscutters dropped a 13-0 decision at No. 1
Dandridge, in a rematch of the league’s championship game a season ago.
peewees squad took a 47-0 loss at No. 2 Sevierville on Saturday to end their season.
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