Covenant hosting USA South men's game and other sports news

Covenant hosting USA South men's game and other sports news

November 1st, 2013 by Staff Reports in Sportlocal

The Covenant College men's soccer team is seeded fourth for its first USA South Conference tournament and will host a quarterfinal match Saturday at 7 p.m. against fifth seed Averett. The general admission charge is $6, but the first 50 students showing valid student IDs will get in free and students after that will be admitted for $1, while faculty and staff members and children 13 and under will have a charge of $3. The Lady Scots are seeded sixth and will be playing Monday at Averett at 4 p.m.

Running

• The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga cross country teams are competing in the Southern Conference meet Saturday at Veteran's Park in Birmingham, Ala. The men's 8-kilometer race begins at 10 a.m.; the women's 5k starts at 10:45. Appalachian State is the defending champion in both.

Golf

• Cres Dodd of Calhoun again is on the Cartersville Country Club golf foursome that will try Saturday and Sunday at The Georgia Club for a third consecutive triumph in the Georgia Team Championship. The format is four-ball stroke play Saturday, with each team's best two scores counting, and best-three-of-four individual stroke play Sunday. Dodd's teammates are fellow returners Chase Jones and Jayce Stepp of Cartersville plus Marietta resident Scott Davenport. Six-time defending GSGA player of the year David Noll Jr. leads the Dalton G&CC team that also includes Brandon Kimmerling, Brian Owens and Chase Jones -- all from Dalton or Chatsworth -- and The Farm is represented by Matt Oxford and Greg Brock of Rocky Face plus Greg Cottrell of Powder Springs and Donny Phillips Jr. of Suwanee.

Basketball

• Before the Georgia Northwestern Technical College men's basketball team tips off its season Saturday by playing Hines Academy of North Carolina at 4 p.m. at the Rossville Athletic Complex, the Bobcats will host a high school jamboree called the Bobcat Blowout. Cleveland Christian, Rhea County Academy, Apostolic Christian and Tennessee Christian will scrimmage in running-clock periods, beginning at 11 a.m.