UPDATE: Postponements galore for the Bi-City sports schedules

kprice@ledger-enquirer.comApril 18, 2014 

The rain that hit the Bi-City area early Friday morning is creating havoc for outdoor sports teams.

The No. 1-ranked Chattahoochee Valley Community College Pirates postponed their Friday afternoon home game against Southern Union. The teams are already scheduled to play two games Saturday at 1 p.m. There has been no announcement on when Friday's game might be rescheduled.

Columbus State's Friday night home game against USC Aiken was postponed Thursday. The teams will still play a doubleheader at 1 p.m. Saturday and a single game at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Other college baseball games were affected as well. The Georgia at Florida game was postponed. Those teams will now play a doubleheader Saturday at 3.

The South Carolina at Auburn game was delayed a day as well. Those teams will play a doubleheader starting at 1.

As of 4:45 p.m., the Alabama at Tennessee and Georgia Tech at Maryland games were still scheduled for Friday night.

The high school baseball schedule has also been altered for Friday.

The Hardaway-Harris County doubleheader scheduled for 5 p.m. at Golden Park has been pushed back to Monday at the same time. Also pushed back to Monday is the Fayette County at Shaw game.

Pushed back to Thursday is the Temple at Jordan game.

The Smiths Station's doubleheader at Lee-Montgomery, which was scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Paterson Field in Montgomery. That is the start of the AHSAA Class 6A state playoffs. If a third game is necessary, it will be played at 6 p.m. Monday.

The Columbus at Alexander game, which was scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Friday, has also been postponed. It has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday.

Also postponed Friday is all the soccer scheduled for Woodruff: Harris County vs. Hardaway, Kendrick vs. Chattahoochee County, Carver vs. Pike County and Spencer vs. Bremen.

Then in golf, the Columbus State men and women are hosting the Peach Belt Conference championships Friday at Callaway Gardens. Both tournaments were stopped earlier Friday.

Both tournaments have been reduced to 18 holes and will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The men will be on the Mountain View Course, while the women will be on Lake View.

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