This is what many football fans in the state of Tennessee would describe as the best rivalry in the entire state. Two schools, separated by 5 miles, who are at the top of the rankings for their respective classes, year in and year out. This year’s matchup was another classic, with Alcoa coming off of a 3A state championship in 2015 and Maryville coming off of a 6A state runner up in 2015.
Matthew is a 3-year letterman in both football and soccer. He is a Maryville Scholar, National Merit Semi-Finalist, Student Council President, and member of the National Honor Society. He plans to pursue a degree in Political Science.
Cade is a 3-year letterman on the varsity football team and a 3-year starter. He was selected all-region in 2015 and listed as pre-season all-state for this 2016 season. Cade is a member of National Honor Society and is recognized as top ten percent in his graduating class.