East Coweta soccer teams put state rankings on line tonight against MiltonBY DOUG GORMAN
If the first 14 games were a midterm test, East Coweta’s soccer teams passed with flying colors.
Now, however, they will get to see exactly what they are made of as they close out the season against prominent programs starting at home tonight against Milton.
Both soccer teams share 13-1 records and 7-0 marks in Region 2-AAAAA action.
They have also earned Region 2-AAAAA titles.
The Lady Indians face their toughest competition of the year so far when they play top-ranked Milton (13-1) at home tonight starting at 5:30. Milton’s only slipup was a 3-2 loss to St. Pius.
Both East Coweta lineups captured Coweta Cup titles right before the start spring break. The Lady Indians enter tonight on the heels of nine straight shutouts, seven of which came during an unbeaten Region 2-AAAAA schedule.
The last time an opponent found the back of the net against the team was more than a month ago when Carrollton scored in the Lady Indians’ 2-1 decision against the Lady Trojans.
Milton’s travels to EC on the heels of three straight shutouts, including a 10-0 decision over Wheeler the last time it took the field.
The East Coweta boys bring a 12-game winning streak into their 7:30 p.m., game tonight with Milton. The Indians broke for spring break after capturing a the Coweta Cup with a 3-1 decision over Northgate. The team’s only loss came in the third match of the season when it fell 5-0 to McIntosh.
Seven of the team’s 13 victories have been shutouts.
The Indians face a Milton team that has been on a roller coaster ride this season and is just 6-8 on the season. Milton has lost three of their last four games.
After tonight’s doubleheader against Milton, East Coweta closes out its regular season at Brookwood (April 17), at home against Collins Hill (April 20) and at home against Alexander (April 24).
Both teams open the Class AAAAA state tournament at home as No. 1 seeds.