The 2014 Taco Bell Viking Cup girls soccer tournament runs Thursday through Sunday at Spring Valley High.
The elite girls soccer event features 32 ranked in-state teams, including Midlands entries A.C. Flora, Blythewood, Brookland-Cayce, Cardinal Newman, Chapin, Dutch Fork, Irmo, Lexington, Ridge View, River Bluff, Spring Valley and Swansea.
Thursday’s first-round matches: Spring Valley vs. Swansea (5 p.m.); Brookland-Cayce vs. Dutch Fork (5 p.m.); Lexington vs. West Florence (6 p.m.); River Bluff vs. Irmo (6:30 p.m.); Ridge View vs. A.C. Flora (7:30 p.m.); Blythewood vs. Chapin (8 p.m.).
Cardinal Newman opens Friday at 7:30 p.m. against Greenville.
Pool play continues through Saturday. Semifinal (9 a.m.) and championship (1 p.m.) matches follow on Sunday.