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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Lady Raiders drop Cookeville to move to district title game

Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 11:22 am

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Coffee County Central’s Lady Raiders scored three goals in the first 15 minutes of the District

Katie Reid and Anna Nickels

Photo provided by Craig Delk, Cookeville Herald Citizen - Coffee County Lady Raiders Katie Reid (1) and Anna Nickels (2) celebrate after a goal Tuesday night in Cookeville. The Lady Raiders beat Cookeville 4-2 and will play for the District 6-AAA championship at 6 p.m. Thursday in McMinnville.

6-AAA semi-finals Tuesday night in Cookeville and staved off a late rally to beat the Cookeville Lady Cavaliers 4-2 and advance to the District 6-AAA championship game Thursday.

Cookeville rallied to pull to within 3-2, but the Lady Raiders added a late goal to finish off Cookeville 4-2 and eliminate the Lady Cavs from the tournament. Coffee County will take on Warren County at 6 p.m. Thursday in McMinnville.Warren County swept the season series from Coffee County.

Win or lose against Warren County, the Lady Raiders will compete in the Region 3-AAA tournament.