Playoffs start this week


The high school soccer playoffs start this week and Blount County will have two boys teams and one girls team in the field.

On the girls side, Oneonta qualified for the playoffs as the champion of Area 10.

Oneonta (14-1) will host Area 9 runner-up Childersburg (7-11-2) Saturday at 5 p.m.

On the boys side, Oneonta is the Area 10 champion while J.B. Pennington is the Area 10 runner-up.

J.B. Pennington (4-4-1) will travel to Area 9 champion Sylacauga (15-6-3) Friday at 6 p.m.

Oneonta (8-3-2) will host Area 9 runner up Leeds (12-8-1) Saturday at 3 p.m.

Both Oneonta teams finished the regular season ranked ninth in the state in 4A- 5A.