Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Week 2 volleyball rankings

3:34 pm Aug. 22, 2017

Walton still holds the top spot in the state’s highest classification. Lassiter, previously No. 2, fell to No. 7, and Newnan moved from No. 8 to No. 3. North Forsyth, previously unranked, debuts at No. 4. Duluth, previously No. 9, fell to No. 10.

Alpharetta overtakes Harrison as the No. 1 contender in Class AAAAAA. Harrison settles at No. 4. Pope, previously No. 6, climbs to the No. 2 spot with

Week 2 softball rankings

3:32 pm Aug. 22, 2017

East Coweta made a jump from fifth to first in the state’s largest classification. Lassiter, which was third last week, made the jump to No. 2. Milton holds the No. 3 spot after Week 1. Parkview, which was ranked No. 8 last week, made a jump to No. 4.

Creekview overtook Cambridge as No .1 in Class AAAAAA. Alexander, previously ranked third, is in the No. 2 spot. River Ridge

Week 1: What we learned … No dropoff for Buford

9:39 am Aug. 22, 2017

What about Buford? There were a few questions surrounding how the Wolves would respond under first-year coach John Ford. Some were lingering after Buford got off to a poor start against Hillgrove in the Corky

Best player in school history: Region 3-A teams

7:30 am Aug. 22, 2017

Not much can be said about Herschel Walker that hasn’t been. His old high school field is named for him. Not many players are honored with that, at least not so soon.

Walker rushed for 3,167

Four Questions with Camden County coach Bob Sphire

7:10 am Aug. 22, 2017

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

Bob Sphire, Camden County

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

Daily Trivia: Largest non-shared high school stadium in Georgia

7:00 am Aug. 22, 2017

Which high school stadium that is not shared by another school has the largest capacity? (Answer Wednesday)

Answer to Monday’s question:The highest-scoring game in Georgia history was Lowndes’ 92-61 victory over Hillgrove in the 2016 playoffs.