Tuesday Features Big Prep Soccer Matchups, District Semifinals

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Tuesday night will feature seven quality district soccer semifinal matches with the losers ending their season and the winners advanced on to district championship games and region play.

One region match will be played for seeding purposes in Division II with GPS traveling to arch rival Baylor at 7 p.m.   This match will decide the fourth and fifth seed for the Division II state qualifying matches.  

 In District 5-AAA semifinals, Cleveland will play at East Hamilton at 4:30 and Soddy-Daisy will travel to top seeded McMinn County at 7 p.m. 

District 5 A/AA quarter finals have been played and Grace will face off with CSAS and McMinn Central with Boyd-Buchanan on Tuesday. 

 In District 6 A/AA, Marion County plays at Hixson and Red Bank plays East Ridge at Camp Jordan.

 District 7A/AA features Signal Mountain play at CCS.  Sequatchie County forfeited their semifinal match with Notre Dame. 

 All three district final games will be played on Thursday. 


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