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TRM ranked No. 3 in preseason

Corey Williams | The Brewton Standard Michael Campbell  sprints in the sled pull.

Corey Williams | The Brewton Standard
Michael Campbell sprints in the sled pull during a recent training exercise.

The Alabama Sports Writers Association ranked the T.R. Miller Tigers No. 3 in the pre-season Class 3A football polls.

Pieldmont and Gordo were ranked first and second, respectively. The Piedmont received 28 first place votes after going 14-1 and winning the state title last season. Gordo received two first place votes.

Rounding out the top-10 was:

• No.1: Piedmont

• No. 2: Gordo

• No. 3: T.R. Miller

• No. 4: Bayside Academy

• No. 5: Hillcrest-Evergreen

• 6: Opp

• 7: Montevallo

• 8: Colbert County

• 9: Daleville

• 10: Oakman

TRM will face No. 5 ranked Hillcrest on the road on Sept. 9. On Oct. 14, TRM will travel to No. 4 Bayside Academy.