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Week 5 baseball rankings

12:15 pm Mar. 24, 2017

In Class 7A, Milton makes its debut in the top 10 after splitting a two-game series with Lambert and improving to 12-4. Etowah slipped out of the top 10 after losing its third-straight game in a close 5-4 matchup with Roswell. Despite Etowah’s talent, a 1-3 start in region play was enough to bump the Eagles.

Class 6A No. 1 Pope extended its winning streak to 10 games with a 5-0

Week 5 lacrosse rankings

1:26 pm Mar. 22, 2017

In Class 6A-7A, top-ranked Lambert’s 8-1 start to the season encases a 7-0 record against instate opponents.  The Longhorns’ perfect 7-0 start boasts a whopping 17.1 goals per game average and an average margin of victory of 13.4 goals per game. Lambert’s most recent victory came in a 17-3 blowout against Walton on Saturday. Lambert is listed as the No. 3 team in USLacrosse Magazine’s South Top 10. The only other Georgia

Week 5 boys soccer rankings

1:04 pm Mar. 21, 2017

For three weeks now, Peachtree Ridge remains the team to beat in the 7A classification. Berkmar took over the No. 2 spot as Etowah fell to third. Parkview made a jump into the fourth spot after being ranked fifth last week. Norcross fell one spot from No. 4 to remain in the top 5. Marietta took a tumble from No. 7 to No. 10 and Brookwood moved from No. 9

Week 5 girls soccer rankings

1:01 pm Mar. 21, 2017

Two losses for South Forsyth dropped them out of the No. 1 spot which made is possible for previous No. 2, Peachtree Ridge, to take over the top spot in the state’s largest classification.  Peachtree Ridge is fresh off 2-1 wins over Mill Creek and Duluth. South Forsyth fell to No. 3 as Collins Hill moved up to second. Lassiter fell one spot to No. 4. Previously ranked seventh, Archer

Week 4 baseball rankings

1:37 pm Mar. 17, 2017

In Class 7A, top ranked Walton extended its current winning streak to eight games on Tuesday with a 4-0 win over Roswell. No. 2 Mill Creek defeated Discovery 10-0 on Wednesday to push its winning streak to 10 games. Within the 10-game winning streak includes victories over ranked Parkview, Brookwood, and previously ranked Norcross. North Gwinnett leapt Parkview for No. 3 in this week’s poll and remains perfect with a 14-0 record.

Pope remains a

Week 4 lacrosse rankings

4:13 pm Mar. 15, 2017

n Class 6A-7A, Pope suffered an 11-10 overtime loss to Centennial on Wednesday and slipped to No. 3 in the polls. Lambert, which handed Centennial its only loss of the season in a 20-11 Feb. 28 meeting, takes over the top spot. The Longhorns’ lone loss came to Maryland’s Calvert Hall this past Saturday.

In Class A-5A, Buford used a 12-8 victory over Blessed Trinity to make its debut at No.

Week 3 baseball rankings

11:21 am Mar. 10, 2017

In Class 7A, Walton has used a 5-game winning streak to retain its place at No. 1 in the poll, while Mill Creek makes the jump to No. 2 after scoring a pair of 4-3 wins over Collins Hill and winning at Parkview 4-2 and at Brookwood 8-1 to fuel an impressive eight-game winning streak. Parkview’s loss to Mill Creek did not change their standing at No. 3 in the

Week 3 lacrosse rankings

11:28 am Mar. 9, 2017

In Class 6A-7A boys, Pope opens with No. 1 spot after building a flawless resume through its first six games. The Greyhounds are averaging more than 13 goals per game against a gauntlet of powerhouse programs. Pope’s wins include an 11-6 home victory over Allatoona to open the season and road triumphs over Milton (11-6) and Westminster (8-6) before scoring a 14-7 victory over Greater Atlanta Christian on Tuesday.

No. 2

GHSA boys ‘Elite Eight’ Wednesday roundup

9:56 pm Mar. 1, 2017

Class AAAAAAA

Grayson 73, Brookwood 51

Grayson took an 18-6 lead after the first quarter, but Brookwood closed out the half with a 19-10 edge in the second quarter to cut the deficit to 28-25 at the half. The Rams regained control in the third quarter with a 22-12 advantage and closed out the fourth quarter with a 23-14 edge. Travis Anderson led Grayson with 21 points. Nick Edwards added 15 points

GHSA Basketball Quarterfinals Scores

3:35 pm Feb. 28, 2017

Boys

Class AAAAAA

R5 #3 Langston Hughes 72 at R8 #1 Gainesville 69

Girls

Class AAAAAAA

R6 #2 Collins Hill 57 at R5 #1 Lambert 46

R7 #1 Norcross 57 at R2 #1 Westlake 44

R1 #1 Colquitt County 50 at R8 #1 Archer 55

R3 #1 McEachern 77 at R6 #1 Mill Creek 29

Class AAAAAA

R6 #2 Harrison 73 at R5 #1 Douglas County 63

R4 #4 Stephenson 46 at R7 #1 Northview 65

R5 #3 Mays 65 at R8 #1 Winder-Barrow 51

R7 #3 Chattahoochee at