Scholar Athletes from the South Pittsburg vs Whitwell game


South Pittsburg's Joseph Lilly and Whitwell's Mallory Hale are this weeks winners of the Tennessee Valley and North Georgia Chevy Dealers Scholar Athlete award.

Mallory Hale is a senior cheerleader, a captain, at Whitwell High School.

Mallory holds a 3.79 GPA and plans to go to UTC and study pediatric nursing.

She hopes to specialize in oncology.

Joseph "Joe Joe" Lilly is a fast senior running back at South Pittsburg.

He scored a 28 on his ACT and holds a 3.4 GPA.

He's a member on the National Honor Society and also plans on enrolling at UTC.

At the end of our Friday Night Rivals season, one athlete out of all those nominated will win a $5-thousand dollar scholarship.

Watch a recap and view a slideshow from the Friday Night Rivals game at Whitwell here.

This week our Friday Night Rivals game will be the Red Bank Lions versus Chattanooga Christian Chargers.

The pregame show starts at 7 and they play at 7:30 eastern at Red Bank High School.