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Lacrosse: Blessed Trinity girls top Kell 11-9 for second straight Class A-5A title

12:50 am May. 18, 2017

Blessed Trinity 11, Kell 9

Blessed Trinity captured the program’s second all-time state title by scoring a second consecutive two-goal victory over Kell for the Class A-5A title game. This year’s final was sent to Walton’s Raider Valley after Saturday’s championship at Lakewood Stadium was postponed due to issues with the goals and the lines on the field.

Kell, which came into the finals with the momentum of a grueling schedule that

Lacrosse State Championship Recaps at Lakewood

9:46 pm May. 13, 2017

Class A-5A Boys: Westminster 10, Lovett 9 (OT)

Lovett rallied Saturday night from a 9-5 fourth quarter deficit to force overtime, but Westminster’s Jack Patton netted his third goal of the game to clinch the Wildcats’ fifth all-time state title. The victory, at Lakewood Stadium in south Atlanta, marked Westminster’s fifth straight against their Buckhead rival. The Wildcats’ never trailed and took a 1-0 lead into the second quarter with a David

Soccer State Championship Recaps at McEachern

11:00 pm May. 12, 2017

Class AAAAAAA Boys: Meadowcreek 2, Pebblebrook 0

The stakes Saturday were equal as both programs entered the championship looking for their program’s first-ever state title. Maverick Lobo hustled down a long lob pass, got past Pebblebrook’s last line of defense and sent through the lone goal of the first half. Lobo cushioned the lead with his second goal of the game with 29:55 left. Teammate Henry Benavides assisted on the goal in the

Walton head coach resigns with Colquitt County coordinator duties on horizon

11:09 am May. 8, 2017

By Score Atlanta

One of the most established and respected high school football programs in the state is without a head football coach.

Maurice “Mo’’ Dixon, who has led the Walton High School Raiders for the last three years, resigned Friday. He informed his players that he was resigning in a team meeting on Friday and is expected to be named the defensive coordinator at powerhouse Colquitt County in the upcoming week.

Dixon went

Baseball playoff scores and schedules

12:30 pm Apr. 26, 2017

Baseball

Baseball Playoff Brackets

Semifinals
Class AAAAAAA

R4 #4 Etowah 0, 5, 5 at R6 #2 Mill Creek 1, 0, 4

R4 #3 Woodstock 3, 2, 4 at R6 #1 North Gwinnett 2, 10, 3

Class AAAAAA

R6 #2 River Ridge 6, 0 at R7 #1 Pope 7, 10

R7 #3 Johns Creek 4, 3 at R1 #1 Lee County 7, 5

Class AAAAA

R2 #1 Wayne County 16, 4, 8 at R4 #1 Locust Grove 1, 7, 7

R8 #1 Loganville 0, 3, 9 at R3

Pre-playoff baseball rankings

3:13 pm Apr. 22, 2017

After losing back-to-back games for the first time this season last week, No. 1 Walton finished the slate strong by sweeping a Friday double-header with Woodstock (2-0, 12-4). North Gwinnett closed out the regular season with a 27-2 record and the Bulldogs ride a six-game winning streak after their most recent loss, a 5-1 battle with Class 5A’s Loganville. No. 4 Parkview held off No. 5 Brookwood 2-0 in their season finale

Week 9 lacrosse rankings

1:16 pm Apr. 22, 2017

With spring break in the rearview mirror, Week 9 was packed with a statewide slate of top 10 showdowns and pivotal Area matchups. In Class 6A-7A boys, No. 1 Lambert held off Class A-5A No. 2 Lovett 13-10 on Saturday. The three-goal margin is the narrowest victory the Longhorns have had during their perfect 14-0 record against instate schools this season. No. 2 Mill Creek remains undefeated at 15-0 and

Friday spring sports scores

1:09 am Apr. 22, 2017

Baseball

Arabia Mountain 11, Union Grove 4

Archer 16, Shiloh 10

Athens Christian 3, Hebron Christian 1

Bleckley County 9, Swainsboro 1

Blessed Trinity 8, West Hall 2

Calhoun 9, Haralson County 0

Cambridge 6, North Atlanta 2

Carrollton 9, Rome 0

Charlton County 10, Clinch County 0

Crisp County 7, Worth County 2

Cross Creek 15, Richmond Academy 0

Dawson County 7, North Hall 2

Decatur 6, Riverwood 5

Dunwoody 9, Centennial 4

East Hall 9, Union County 8

East Paulding 2, Kell 0

Effingham County

Gymnastics: Championship performances carry West Forsyth to school’s first team title

1:04 am Apr. 22, 2017

West Forsyth put an end to Buford gymnastics’ three-year state championship streak, and in doing so, brought home the school’s first team state title in any sport. The Wolverines (114.167) outscored Buford (113.043) and the remaining field of six teams (Centennial, Lambert, Forsyth Central and Northview) with immaculate performances from Sienna Schreiber and Aundria Crittenden. Crittenden led West Forsyth on the vault with a 9.9 before Schrieber stuck a 9.767.