Region Soccer Semifinals Kick-Off Tuesday

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Eight area Division I boys soccer teams have made it through district and will play for region final spots Tuesday night. 

In Class A/AA, Hixson will play at CSAS and Boyd-Buchanan will play East Ridge at Camp Jordan.

Also in Class A/AA, Signal Mountain will host Meryl-Hyde and CCS will travel to Murfreesboro Central.

In Class AAA, Ooltewah travels to Cookeville and White County will play at East Hamilton.

Only the winners on Tuesday will advance to region finals on Thursday.   Both the region champions and runnerup will advance to sectional play on Saturday.  Sectional winners will play in the eight team Class A/AA or Class AAA state quarterfinals next week in Murfreesboro.

Class A/AA

Hixson at CSAS 7 p.m.

Boyd-Buchanan at East Ridge 7 p.m.
Meryle-Hyde at Signal Mountain 7 p.m.
CCS at Murfreesboro Central 7 p.m.

Class AAA
Ooltewah at Cookeville 6 p.m.
White County at East Hamilton  6 p.m.


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