Girls Preparatory School

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Girls Preparatory School soccer team followed the motto "One Goal: One Ring, One Team" throughout the course of the 2014 season.

NASHVILLE — Dylan Carmack raced to McCallie's first-ever individual state cross country championship Saturday at the TSSAA Division II-AA meet at Percy Warner Park.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — With such a young team, most of which hadn’t experienced a state-tournament atmosphere before, there certainly were going to be nerves affecting the Girls Preparatory School Bruisers in their Division II-AA soccer semifinal against Brentwood Academy on Friday.

Storyline: The Red Raiders have lost four straight games -- to the state's top three teams in Division II-AA and to an Oakland team ranked among the best in Class 6A -- and are looking for momentum before the playoffs. Defensively, Baylor needs to get better quickly as it has allowed more than 30 points per game in this four-game slide.

Storyline: Since a season-opening loss to Knox Catholic, the Irish have posted eight consecutive wins with an average victory margin of 34 points.

Savannah Williams feels she received a bit of vindication three weeks ago from the bad memories surrounding the 2012 Division II-AA state championship soccer loss to Father Ryan.

(All kickoffs at 7:30 Eastern unless noted)

The draws were released for this week's TSSAA State Soccer Tournament in Murfreesboro.

The Girls Preparatory School soccer team was going to need production from an unexpected source to keep its state championship hopes alive.

Storyline: After playing tough against top-ranked Brentwood Academy last week, Baylor has another rugged task in this Division II-AA East/Middle Region game.

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)

Storyline: The Eagles complete the Scenic City swing after coming to town and blasting McCallie last week.

  • Oct. 17th, 2014  |

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