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Special teams, crucial stop help Maryville advances to 6A state semifinals

Maryville beat Dobyns-Bennett 35-28 Friday night.
Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 4:12 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 20, 2020 at 9:59 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Maryville will advance to the 6A state semifinals after a 35-28 win over Dobyns-Bennett Friday night.

In one of the more bizarre situations you’ll see, Dobyns-Bennett got the nod from the TSSAA to advance on to the state quarterfinals over McMinn County.

D-B and McMinn County both showed up to play last week, but COVID concerns in the McMinn camp forced a last minute halt of the game.

After examining the situation, the TSSAA voted in favor of D-B. That was the good news for the Indians, the bad news is they win a trip to Maryville Friday night.

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