Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Maxwell Round Two Summary: McEachern, Blessed Trinity throw brackets into chaos

8:10 am Nov. 20, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Buford takes over as Georgia’s highest rated team. Lowndes and Cartersville, in spite of their losses, both retain their position as the highest rated team in their classification

All-region teams: Woodward’s Gary named top player in 4-AAAA

7:30 am Nov. 20, 2017

Here is the all-region team for 4-AAAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Player of the year: Tahj Gary, Woodward Academy, Jr.

Offensive player of the year: Brayden Harper, Eastside, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: Spurgeon Gaither, Eastside, Sr.

Ironman Award

Four Questions with Carver coach Darren Myles

7:20 am Nov. 20, 2017

GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day.

Darren Myles, Carver-Atlanta

1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high school

Blessed Trinity opens a new chapter for Class AAAA

5:51 pm Nov. 19, 2017

Blessed Trinity has done it!

The Titans snapped Cartersville’s 41-game winning streak on Friday and punched their ticket to the quarterfinals with an unforgettable 21-17 win.

For those wondering how it was done, Blessed Trinity dominated the first half, lost the lead late and then clinched victory in the final seconds by leaving Cartersville with no time left to respond. Blessed Trinity’s junior running back Steele Chambers provided all the first half

Saturday basketball scores

9:59 pm Nov. 18, 2017

Saturday November, 18
Basketball Scores
By Score Atlanta

Basketball scores


Adairsville 68, Armuchee 65

Alexander 62, North Cobb Christian 59

Atlanta International 60, Strong Rock Christian 55

Banneker 60, Northgate 56

Brunswick 96, Ware County 71

Cedar Shoals 47, Oconee County 42

Duluth 72, Brewbaker Tech 42

East Coweta 71, Troup 48

Elite Scholars Academy 58, Paideia 50

Etowah 48, Hoover, AL 5

Fayette County 64, Newnan 60

Flora 61, Evans 49

Flowery Branch 63, Apalachee 62

Harlem 71, Taliaferro County 56

Hillgrove 65, Riverwood 52

Jackson 79, Strong