A rain-soaked, lightning-filled night interfered with the week 2 slate and forced cancellations and abrupt endings across the state. No. 2 Woodward Academy was forced off the field early at Grady Stadium as the Grady Knights took a 14-10 victory. Caylin Newton plunged into the endzone from one yard out to give Grady a 14-10 lead over with 6:31 remaining before the weather-delayed game was called fewer than two minutes …
With Cartersville, Sandy Creek, Pickens, St. Pius, Northside-Columbus, Cairo and Salem facing bye weeks, bigger and better weeks candidly lie ahead. There are still plenty of intriguing matchups to be played, however, including old region rivalries disjointed by the recent reclassification, head coaching debuts, long-lost inner-city showdowns and cross-classification clashes between perennial powers. Here are the top five games to watch for.
Woodward Academy at Class AAAAA Grady: No. 2 Woodward …
After Week 1 in Class AAAA, 18 teams stand at 1-0, 18 teams sit at 0-1 and the remaining 16 schools wait patiently for this Friday night to finally kick off their seasons. Week 1 proved to be a useful metric for showcasing the depth of Class AAAA’s top teams, rather than staging the upset-packed weeks we’re more likely to see as the season progresses. Nonetheless, here is what Week 1 did …
There are 52 teams that make up Class AAAA this season. Eight programs (Jefferson, Oconee County, Blessed Trinity, West Hall, Central-Carroll, Cedartown, North Clayton and Hephzibah) have made the jump from Class AAA, while 12 of the teams (Chapel Hill, LaGrange, Carver-Columbus, Columbus, Hardaway, Northside-Columbus, Shaw, Cross Creek, Richmond Academy, Druid Hills, Luella, Salem) arrived from Class AAAAA.
The Class AAAA season kicks off this Thursday as Mary Persons represents the …
MACON — The Lassiter girls had never won a state championship. They’d never even reached the championship game. Yet, from the first day of preseason practice, the Trojans had the focus of a champion, coach Robbie Galvin said.
It paid off on a sunny Friday afternoon at Mercer University.
Lassiter got goals from Kelsey Hahn and Mackenzie Brennan, and the Trojans avenged their only of the season with a 2-1 win over …
The Georgia high school state championship games will be held Thursday-Saturday at Mercer University in Macon.
Tickets are $12.
Here are your matchups after Tuesday’s semifinal matches:
May 12, Thursday
12:00 pm – AAA Girls: Blessed Trinity vs. Westminster
2:30 pm – AAA Boys: Decatur vs. East Hall
5:00 pm – A Girls: Fellowship Christian vs. Atlanta International
7:30 pm – A Boys: Fellowship Christian vs. Paideia
May 13, Friday
12:00 pm – AA Girls: St. Vincent’s vs. Lovett
Dunwoody star Josh Bronstorph capped a brilliant senior campaign by being named Georgia Gatorade Player of the Year.
Bronstorph scored 45 goals, tallying in every game and leading the Wildcats to their first region championship in 20 years and a playoff victory.
Bronstorph played only two years at Dunwoody, his freshman and senior campaigns, and finished with 69 goals and 23 assists.
“I’ve coached for more than 20 years in college and high …
Here is a working list of the game times for the semifinal matches of the boys state soccer tournament:
Milton at Brookwood, 8:55 p.m., Tuesday
Parkview at Chattahoochee, 7:30 p.ml, Tuesday
Northgate at Allatoona, 8 p.m., Tuesday
Houston County at Riverwood, 7 p.m. Tuesday
Buford at Johnson, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday
St. Pius at Cairo, 6 p.m., Tuesday
Decatur at Oconee County, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday
Savannah Arts Academy at East Hall, 5 p.m., Tuesday
Greater Atlanta Christian at Pace Academy, …
No. 1 East Hall defeated Peach County 10-1 Tuesday, behind six goals from senior star Leo Toledo.
The Vikings (19-1) will host No. 2 Blessed Trinity at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Class AAA quarterfinal round.
Toledo has scored 71 goals on the season, more than three per game. East Hall coach Chris Horton said Toledo’s “creatively with the ball” for his remarkable season. With Toledo leading the charge, the Vikings have scored …
Dalton’s run of three state championships is over.
Greenbrier upended the Catamounts 1-0 (5-4) on penalty kicks, with keeper Conner Washer twice saving what would have been clinching goals in the extra session by Dalton.
The Catamounts won the AAAA state championship in 2013 and 2014 and the AAAAA title last year. During their run, they put together a streak of 80 games without a loss. That streak also came to an …