Dalton Hosts Southeast Whitfield County in Anticipated Soccer Showdown

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The Dalton Catamounts are set to face off against their city rivals, the Southeast Whitfield County Raiders. The highly anticipated non-region varsity boys soccer match kicks off this Friday, April 12, at Harmon Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

The Catamounts, with a formidable overall record of 12-4-1, are looking to bounce back from a recent narrow defeat. They are currently ranked 42nd nationally and 16th in the state of Georgia. With an impressive tally of 55 goals scored against 19 conceded, Dalton’s offense and defense are among the best in the league. The team’s performance is highlighted by their balanced attack and solid defensive play, which will be crucial in the upcoming match.

Southeast Whitfield vs Dalton High  
Harmon Field – Dalton, Georgia 
Friday, April 12, 2024 – 7:30 p.m. ET 

Stream: DaltonToday.com / Brandon Brown Productions 
TV Talent (English): Gabriel Schray (play-by-play)

Dalton’s home record stands strong at 6-2-1, and they hope to leverage this home-field advantage against the Raiders. The team has demonstrated remarkable resilience and skill throughout the season, with a notable victory over Southeast Whitfield County in their previous encounter on February 13th, securing a convincing 3-0 win.

On the other side, the Southeast Whitfield County Raiders enter the match with an overall record of 11-4-1, including an undefeated 5-0 mark in their region, placing them first in 4A Area 7. With a national rank of 130 and a state rank of 42, the Raiders have proven themselves to be formidable opponents. The team boasts a strong defensive record, having conceded only 21 goals, and an offense that has found the back of the net 34 times this season.

The Raiders are led by standout players such as Joseph Pina, who has scored 13 goals, and Jairo Garcia, who has contributed with 7 assists. Their road record is impressive at 6-1, demonstrating their ability to perform under pressure in away matches.

Both teams have faced common opponents with similar success rates; Dalton holds a 3-1-1 record, while Southeast Whitfield County has a 4-1 record against the same teams. This matchup promises to be a close contest between two of the top teams in Dalton, GA.

As both teams prepare for Friday’s clash, the atmosphere in Dalton is electric with anticipation. Fans from both schools are expected to fill the stands at Harmon Field 1, cheering on their teams in what promises to be a thrilling encounter. With both teams boasting strong records and a history of competitive matchups, this game is a must-watch for soccer fans in the area.

The outcome of this match will not only decide local bragging rights but also provide a momentum boost as both teams look ahead to the final stretches of the 2023-24 season.

Fans interested in attending can purchase tickets at the gate. A free television broadcast will also be provided for fans to listen to radio play-by-play coverage of the match in realtime.

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