Bartow youth soccer, football teams in GRPA state playoffs this weekend
The Bartow County Parks and Recreation Department has three youth all-star teams ready to challenge for Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) state championships this weekend in Calhoun.
The Bartow County 10U and 12U girls soccer teams begin play Friday night at the Calhoun Soccer Complex, while the Bartow County 10U football all-stars will battle in a state quarterfinal game Saturday afternoon at the Calhoun High School stadium.
The Bartow County 10U girls soccer all-stars will face Camden County Friday night at 8:30pm in their opening match of the single-elimination format tournament. The winner advances to the state semifinals on Saturday morning at 11:15am to face either Albany YMCA or Dalton.
The Bartow County 12U girls soccer all-stars battle Albany YMCA Friday night in a state semifinal match. The winner will advance to Saturday’s GRPA state championship match at 12:30pm against either Calhoun, Columbia County, or Dalton.
The Bartow County 10U football all-stars will open their state playoffs bid Saturday afternoon at 4pm at Calhoun High School against West Walton County. The winner advances to the GRPA state semifinals against the Central Walton/Rome winner on Sunday afternoon at 4pm again at Calhoun High School.
The GRPA 10U football state championship game will be Saturday, December 10 at 3pm at Calhoun High School against the South Georgia winner. The South Georgia portion of the state bracket includes Chatham County, Columbia County, and South Bryan County. Those teams will determine their state finalists Saturday and Sunday in games at Friendly City Park in Tifton.
Rosters for the BCRD teams advancing to the state playoffs:
2016 BARTOW COUNTY 10U GRPA YOUTH FOOTBALL ALL-STARS
Easton Adams, Michael Alexander, Luke Altizer, Ethan Blome, Devyn brown, Ethan Brown, Zantivan Brown, Jachai Delgado, Cole Dumas, Andrew Foster, Jonathan Gough, Adrian Harris, Jr., Ja’kevian Harris, Truitt Hayworth, Devin Henderson, Kevin Henderson, Jr., Richard Houston, Quinton Kowdis, Isaiah Livsey, Jamie Long, Kendrick Price, Jamarian Pullum, Logan Shrewsbury, Kintrell Whatley. Coach: Terance Benham
2016 BARTOW COUNTY 12U GRPA GIRLS SOCCER ALL-STARS
Gracie Baker, Gabbie Becerra, Taff Bradley, Giorgia Conduff, Paige Forman, Ahtziri Fuentes, Rachel Millsap, Naxyria Roberts, Paola Robledo, Natalie Rogers, Ashley Walker, Reagan Weightman, Ava Whatley. Coach: Chris Owens
2016 BARTOW COUNTY 10U GRPA GIRLS SOCCER ALL-STARS
Layla Allgood, Jazlyn Coyle, Jessica Hogue, Mia Manjarrez, Summerlyn Smith, Allie Southern, Hailey Templeton, Piper Tordrup, Ava Walker, Anna-Grace Weathers, Caitlin Wilson. Coach: Jeff Shinall.
Youth football and soccer information provided by the Bartow County Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored on BartowSportsZone.com by CiCi’s Pizza of Cartersville, located off Main Street at Cherokee Place.