Farragut Football wins first state title


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) –  Farragut High School won their first state championship title in history Friday night. WATE 6 On Your Side Sports Reporter Emily Proud spoke with  the team’s coach, Eddie Courtney, about the major upset.

“These guys responded, they’re so unselfish, they play from the heart. I’ve said it several times, the story with this team would be mind, heart and soul. It really is. That’s the way they play and the way they do things.”

Jacob warren caught a perfect throw to tie up the game against the Eagles at 35 all.

Then Cade Burkley intercepting the ball to lead the Admirals to a 38-35 win.

“It feels great, I mean no one’s ever won it so we’re going to be the first to have our picture up there in the gym lobby forever,” said player Adam Fulton.

In addition to the state title two Admirals won individual awards. Jake Devault won defensive MVP and Cooper Hardin won offensive MVP.

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