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Rodriguez, reserves, provide 2017 Alcoa preview

Alcoa sophomore Kareem Rodriguez crosses the goal line behind a block from Bryson Perkins during the Tornadoes Class 3A playoff opener on Friday. Photos by Jolanda Jansma

By Stefan Cooper
Editor
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Defending champion and No. 1-ranked Alcoa entered a heavy favorite.

That the Tornadoes routed Unicoi County, 49-13, in a Class 3A playoff opener on Friday at Goddard Field was no surprise.

Malik Salter is upended by a Unicoi County tackler.

Malik Salter is upended by a Unicoi County tackler.

The way sophomore running back Kareem Rodriguez got off on a second quarter scoring drive for the Tornadoes?

Now, that was something different. That was cool.

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