Week 2 of the high school football season saw Powell win in a last-minute comeback for the second straight week.
Here are the top 10 football teams in the Knoxville area in Week 3:
1. Alcoa (2-0): Alcoa posted its first shutout of the season, beating Austin-East 55-0. Quarterback Safdar McCrary scored two touchdowns in the win. Alcoa hosts Scott on Friday. Last week: No. 1.
2. Central (2-0): Wide receiver Liam Fortner scored two touchdowns in Central’s 21-9 win over rival Fulton. Central travels to Sevier County on Friday. Last week: No. 2.
3. Maryville (1-0): Maryville had an open week last week. Maryville hosts Cleveland on Friday. Last week: No. 3.
4. West (1-0): West played its first game of the season Saturday, defeating Farragut 30-7, and holding the Admirals to 128 total yards of offense. West faces Karns on Friday. Last week: No. 4.
5. Powell (2-0): Powell quarterback Jordyn Potts passed for 351 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winning 20-yard scoring pass on fourth-and-goal in the win over Anderson County. Powell hosts Fulton on Friday. Last week: No. 8.
6. Catholic (1-1): Catholic lost to Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill on Saturday 49-14. Catholic quarterback Kaden Martin, son of Tennessee wide receivers coach Tee Martin, recorded two total touchdowns. Catholic has an open week. Last week: No. 6.
7. Oak Ridge (1-1): Oak Ridge struggled on offense in its 19-3 loss to Dobyns-Bennett, totaling 124 yards of total offense and turning the ball over twice. Oak Ridge hosts Campbell County on Friday. Last week: No. 5.
8. Anderson County (1-1): Anderson County running back Gavin Noe rushed for 188 yards and one touchdown, and recorded two sacks in Anderson County’s loss to Powell. Anderson County travels to Hixson on Friday. Last week: No. 7.
9. McMinn County (2-0): McMinn County posted its second straight shutout, beating Sequoyah 55-0. Running back Jalen Hunt rushed for 151 yards and three touchdowns in the win. Last week: No. 9.
10. Grace Christian (2-0): Grace Christian shut out South-Doyle 15-0 and wide receiver Pierce Browning recorded nine catches for 132 yards and one touchdown. Grace Christian faces Lakeway Christian on Friday. Last week: Not ranked.