Duluth shuts down Brookwood in Class AAAAAA title game

10:05 pm May. 16, 2015

MACON – Duluth coach Adel Mohsen was convinced this season was destined to be a rebuilding year for his program. Luckily, his Wildcats didn’t believe him.

Duluth got goals from Daniel Arnstein and Alexander Garuba and shut down defending champion Brookwood in a 2-0 victory Saturday in the Class AAAAAA state championship game at Mercer University. It’s Duluth’s first boys state soccer championship. Not bad for a rebuilding year.

“We thought we

Atlanta International wins Class A boys state soccer championship

2:28 pm May. 16, 2015

Atlanta International School star Tomas Perez capped a prolific career with two goals in a 3-0 win over Stratford Academy in the Class A boys state soccer championship Saturday at Mercer University. It’s the first state championship for the Eagles.

Perez scored on a header off a Matias Fernandel assist with 14 minutes left in the first half and tacked on another goal early in the second half on a direct

Class AAAA boys soccer final: St. Pius 1, Cross Keys 0

9:41 pm May. 14, 2015

MACON – St. Pius senior Louie Aponte scored the game’s only goal midway through the first half to lead the top-ranked Golden Lions to a 1-0 victory over Cross Keys in the Class AAAA boys soccer championship game Thursday at Mercer University’s Five Star Stadium.

The victory gave the Golden Lions their third consecutive state championship and fifth in seven years, and it completed a sweep of the Class AAAA titles

Underdog Cross Keys ready ‘to become legend’ | Georgia high school soccer

11:38 am May. 14, 2015

Derrick Burgess began implementing his plan three years ago, his first as Cross Keys varsity boys soccer coach.

Tonight that plan comes to fruition, when Cross Keys steps on the pitch at Mercer University to play in its first ever state championship game. The Indians will face undefeated juggernaut St. Pius X at 7:30 p.m.

St. Pius (21-0) has won two straight state championships and four in the last six years. The Golden

Final four: Alpharetta’s record season | Georgia high school soccer state tournament

4:14 pm May. 11, 2015

The Class AAAAAA boys state soccer tournament final four features a pair of rising upstarts and a pair of perennial powers.

In one semifinal, the Alpharetta Raiders, making their first ever playoff appearance, travel to surprising Duluth at 6:30 p.m. tonight in a battle of contrasting styles.

Bolstered by a senior-laden defense, the Raiders are allowing 0.89 goals per game and have shut out six of

Decatur making noise | Georgia high school soccer

10:12 am May. 6, 2015

Decatur soccer had a run in the early 2000s, reaching the title game in 2002 and winning the Class AA state championship in 2003. The Bulldogs haven’t been able to reach that level of success since, but are trying to change that this year.

“There’s been a gap after that run,” said Decatur coach David Harbin, who has the Bulldogs back in the second round of the state tournament for the

Meadowcreek enjoying playoff run | Georgia high school soccer

8:26 am May. 5, 2015

Meadowcreek coach Tyler LaFleur recently went back through Gwinnet County records and found only three playoff appearances for the Mustangs boys soccer program. All three appearances ended in the first round.

That changed last week.

Playing a man-down for the entire second half and overtime, Meadowcreek got a goal from Uriel Rivas early in the second overtime period and held on to stun No. 1 seed Central Gwinnett 2-1 in the first

Central Gwinnett completes region sweep | Boys Soccer Brackets

10:06 am Apr. 24, 2015

Central Gwinnett completed a perfect 8-0 run in challenging Region 8-AAAAAA with a 7-1 win over South Gwinnett on Wednesday. It’s the first region title at the AAAAA level for coach Cory Morgan’s Black Knights.

Central Gwinnett will host Meadowcreek at 7 p.m., Wednesday in the first round of the state tournament.

The Black Knights (13-3) are 6-0 against teams ranked by the AJC in all classifications and are No. 6

No. 1 Chattahoochee at No. 2 Roswell | Georgia high school soccer

7:50 am Apr. 22, 2015

The top two teams in state, No. 1 Chattahoochee and No. 2 Roswell, close out the regular season tonight on the Hornets’ pitch.

It’s a non-region game, and both teams already have locked up top seeds in the state tournament. But there is some buzz about the showdown between a pair of Fulton County upstarts.

“When we scheduled each other, we had no idea that either of us were going to be