Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Tennis: First-round opens with upset

5:50 am Apr. 21, 2017

In one of the biggest upsets in the first round of the state tennis tournament, Allatoona, the No. 4 seed from Region 6, knocked off Region 8 champion and previously undefeated Gainesville 3-2.

Allatoona’s Maddie Byrne

Walton, Milton girls win DecoTurf … More tennis results

5:17 am Apr. 11, 2017

The Walton and Milton girls warmed up for another state tournament run by winning the prestigious DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn., while the Northview and Dunwoody boys finished second.

In Girls Division

Tournament roundup: Marist wins AAC Invitational

9:07 am Apr. 4, 2017

Andrew Lafferty was medalist with a 69 and Marist won the High School Invitational at the Atlanta Athletic Club’s Highland Course, former site of the PGA Championship and U.S. Open.

Teammate Braden Jones shot 71 and

Top boys tennis players

5:48 am Mar. 31, 2017

Two of the top tennis players in the state helped Northview win the Class AAAAAA championship a year ago.

Jeremy Yuan played No. 1 singles and Matt Terry was at No. 2 singles when the Titans

Top high school girls tennis players

5:10 am Mar. 28, 2017

Girls tennis in the highest classification is ruled by Walton. The Raiders have won the state championship in 13 of the last 14 years. They’ve won the last three and  Elizabeth “Lizzie” Norman has been

Who are Georgia’s top girls golfers?

10:45 am Mar. 24, 2017

After going through a dry stretch, these have been rich days for girls golf in Georgia. Since Mariah Stackhouse came around in 2007, the state has seen the likes of high-profile players like Rachel Dai,