Moultrie Observer

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March 29, 2012

Middle school soccer tournament opens today

MOULTRIE — The Colquitt County boys and girls middle school soccer teams will play at 3:30 p.m. today as part of the first round of matches in the South Georgia Athletic Conference tournament, which will be held at Packer Park.

Both Colquitt County teams will face their counterparts from Lowndes in the the first-round matches.

The other three first-round girls matches will have Coffee vs. Pine Grove at 4:45 p.m.; Tift County vs. Cook, also at 4:45 p.m; and Hahira vs. Valdosta at 6:15 p.m.

The other first-round boys matches will feature Coffee vs. Pine Grove at 4:45 p.m.; Tift County vs. Cook, at 6:15 p.m.; and Hahira vs. Valdosta, also at 6:15 p.m.

The first-round winners will advance to semifinal matches on Saturday.

The two girls semifinal matches will be played at 10:30 p.m.

The boys semifinals are scheduled for noon.

The girls championship match will be played at 1:15 p.m. The boys championship match will be played at 2:30 p.m.

Both of the Colquitt County teams will take 7-2-1 records into the tournament.

The middle school Lady Packers defeated Lowndes 7-1 on Feb. 25.

One their two losses this season was against the Tift County team by a 3-2 score on March 15.

The other loss was by a 1-0 score in a non-conference match at Thomas County. The Lady Packers’ tie also was against the Lady Jackets.

The middle school boys have lost to Coffee 2-0 and to Tift County 3-2. The tie, a 1-1 deadlock, was against Hahira. They defeated Lowndes 5-0.

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