The Boyd-Buchanan girls' soccer team was confused by the formation East Ridge presented at the beginning of their Region 3-A/AA semifinal match Tuesday. As a result, the Lady Bucs did the only thing they knew to do.
At times they've been the few, but they've always been proud.
I have a question. What would the near-future TSSAA classification look like without the 1.8 multiplier slapped on private schools whose desire is to remain in the public school division?
• Baylor (5-3, 2-2) at Ensworth (6-1, 3-1), 8 • Bradley Central (2-5, 0-3) at Soddy-Daisy (4-4, 1-3) • Central (6-2, 3-2) at Hixson (6-2, 4-0)
On most Friday evenings in the fall, high school football takes center stage in the Tennessee Valley, but this Friday the Samantha Green Show was the star attraction at Hixson High School.
Storyline: The Eagles complete the Scenic City swing after coming to town and blasting McCallie last week.
East Ridge and Red Bank played to the ultimate duel in soccer Friday night at Red Bank: penalty kicks. After a back and forth district 6-A/AA semifinal could not be decided in regulation or overtime, the Lady Pioneers took the victory 3-2 on penalty kicks.
Soddy-Daisy quarterback Hunter Maynor may have been unsung entering the 2014 high school season, but it's unlikely that he is being overlooked.
• district/region game • Bradley Central (0-3, 2-5) at McMinn County (2-1, 2-5) • Brainerd (2-2, 2-6) at Tyner (1-2, 1-6) • Brentwood Academy (7-1, 3-1) at Baylor (5-2, 2-1)
Red Bank changed its starting quarterback back to Caleb Tate because the Lions had two weeks to prepare for the game.
Storyline: The Red Raiders rake their show to Murfreesboro after a tough rivalry loss to McCallie. Baylor's offense never got going last week, and its defensive front will be tested this week against an Oakland offensive line that includes University of Tennessee commitments Kyle Oliver at TE and Jack Jones at OT.
Front-runner: McCallie (7-0, 3-0). The Blue Tornado have beat two previously unbeaten East/Middle region teams in Ensworth and Baylor.
Signal Mountain running back Skye Wilson is through for the year after learning Monday that he has a torn ACL, a torn MCL and torn meniscus in his left knee.