East Ridge shocks defending state champs Whitwell, 38-8


EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF) — The East Ridge Pioneers took advantage of three huge Whitwell mistakes to run the clock on the defending state champions. East Ridge had three 60+-yard runs for touchdowns, two pick-sixes, and a touchdown after a muffed punt to beat the Tigers 38-8.

Whitwell will play a second week 1 game at Bledsoe County on Saturday.