Charlotte Excessive’s first-round soccer playoff recreation in opposition to East Lee County has been moved to Tarpon Stadium after East Lee officers decided the varsity’s subject wouldn’t be prepared in time for Friday’s recreation.
In keeping with Charlotte Excessive athletics director Brian Nolan, East Lee mentioned its subject had obtained 12 inches of rain for the reason that weekend in addition to 3 inches on Tuesday.
With extra rain anticipated this week, shifting the sport to Punta Gorda was the most suitable choice.
“Our subject drains tremendously and we’ve expertise internet hosting playoff video games,” Nolan mentioned in a textual content.
Charlotte enters the sport with a 5-2 file and coming off an sudden bye week when the common season finale in opposition to North Port was canceled when the Bobcats ended their season early. East Lee County is 0-8.
Kickoff stays set for 7:30 p.m. Tickets might be bought on the gate for $8 with $5 parking.