Soccer State Playoffs – Elite 8 Results
We had 15 teams playing in the Sweet 16, and only 3 remained to play in the Quarterfinals. All three won to advance to the Semifinals!
JEFFERSON 2, COLUMBUS 0 (BOYS)
#2 Jefferson cruised to a mercy-rule win over Mt. Zion, advancing to the Sweet 16 against Marist. Against Marist, the Dragons won 2-1. Against #2 seed Columbus on the road, the Dragons advanced again with a 2-nil win, giving them a Semifinals matchup against SE Whitfield on the road.
TOWNS CO 3, ATKINSON CO 0 (BOYS)
#1 Towns County received a bye and auto advanced to the Sweet 16 to take on #2 seed Armuchee. The Indians earned a clean sheet win over Armuchee, 5-0, to advance to the Elite 8 against Atkinson County. Once there, the Indians kept the dream alive with a 3-nil win over Atkinson to advance to the Semifinals against Ga Military.
TOWNS CO 2, SCREVEN CO 0 (GIRLS)
#4 Towns County went on the road and pulled off a mammoth upset with a 3-0 win at Chattahoochee County. That put Towns against #3 seed Drew Charter in the Sweet 16, where the Lady Indians won 3-2 to advance to the Elite 8 against Screven County. Once in the Quarterfinals, the Lady Indians shut down Screven County 2-0 to advance to the Final Four! They will take on Atlanta Classical in the Semifinals.