Pictured, are Rhea Middle School Eagle eighth grade soccer players. Front row, from left to right, are Brody Commins, Elijah Anderson, Lukis Skiles, Christian Bautista and Zach Battleson. Back row, from left to right, are Koelar Smith, Wes Robinson, Bryce Bates, Landon Stewart, Hunter Price and Trey Eldrige. Not Pictured is Isaiah Salas.

(Sunday, April 25, 2021 edition)

The Rhea Middle School Eagle soccer team hosted and defeated Chilhowee Middle School 5-1 on Friday, April 16, as the Eagles also celebrated and honored their eighth-grade players.

RMS goal scorers included Koelar Smith, Elijah Anderson, Landon Stewart, Bryce Bates and Lukis Skiles.

The RMS eighth grade players recognized and honored included Koelar Smith, Wes Robinson, Bates, Stewart, Hunter Price, Trey Eldrige, Brody Commins, Anderson, Skiles, Christian Bautista, Zach Battleson and Isaiah Salas.

In previous action, on Thursday, April 15, the Eagles battled to a 3-2 home loss to Athens City Middle School. Goal scorers for RMS included Bates and Stewart.

On Tuesday, April 13, the Eagles defeated Ocoee Middle School 1-0, with Bates scoring the lone goal for RMS.