2015-16 AJC high school athletes of the year

7:00 pm Jun. 10, 2016

Standout performances by these athletes led to individual and team success during the 2015-2016 school year:

Baseball

Josh Lowe, Pope: The senior pitcher and third baseman hit .383 with 11 home runs and 24 extra-base hits for

Class AAA Baseball: Westminster sweeps past Blessed Trinity, 2-1 and 7-6

11:51 pm May. 21, 2016

Westminster won its first game during this season’s Class AAA playoff run, 7-6 over Pierce County. The Wildcats ended their season with another 7-6 win, this one in Game 2 of the championship final against Blessed Trinity, to give the Wildcat program its third state title in baseball, but its first since 1975.

Westminster swept its way through the state tournament. But while its margin of victory in wins over Pierce

Georgia Olympics 2016: Team leaders and champions heading into the finals

2:24 pm May. 14, 2016

Going into today’s finals, here are the team leaders and state championship performances thus far at Georgia Olympics 2016.

Class A – Private
1. Landmark Christian 54, 2. First Presbyterian Day 28, 3. Fellowship Christian 24

Champions:  (1,600) Mark Stein, Hebron Christian, 4:25.60; (High Jump) Harrison Mansell, Fellowship Christian, 6-feet, 4-inches; (Pole vault) Josh Miller, FPD, 14-6; (Long jump) Kevon Hudson, Prince Avenue Christian, 24-1 ¼; (Triple jump) Quintez Cephus, Stratford Academy, 45-1

AAA boys soccer final: Decatur 3, East Hall 2

5:06 pm May. 12, 2016

MACON – Senior Devin Olson scored two goals in a six-minute span in the second half, helping Decatur rally for a 3-2 victory over top-ranked East Hall in the Class AAA boys soccer championship game

Tennis: Westminster loses AAA title on rules violation

1:46 pm May. 12, 2016

A violation of the substitution rules has caused the GHSA to overturn the Class AAA girls tennis championship, taking the title from Westminster and making Savannah Arts the winner.

The incident occurred at Saturday’s state championship matches. Wesminster’s regular No. 3 singles player, Abbie Seitz, had a medical emergency and could not play. Westminster used Cyan D’Anjou from its No. 2 doubles team to take her place and D’Anjou

Girls state championships heading into final day

4:38 am May. 7, 2016

Going into the final day of the Georgia High School Association Girls Track and Field State Championships, Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany, here’s how things stand.

Wheelchair
(Shot put) Mary Kaitlyn Wheeler, East Laurens, 14 feet-0 inches

Class A – Private
Team Standings (Top 3): Athens Academy, 37; First Presbyterian Day, 35; Landmark Christian, 34.50
Champions:  (3,200 meters) Emma Grace Hurley, Fellowship Christian, 11:01.91; (1,600) Anna Marian Block, Athens Academy, 4:51.28 (State record);

Girls determine state, sectional golf qualifiers

5:19 pm Apr. 29, 2016

The region championships for girls golf  teams have all been determined. Each region champion and others who met the qualifying score, earn an automatic spot in the state tournament. Other teams who came up short

Sectional Weekend, Part II: Boys

1:48 am Apr. 29, 2016

Here is a look at the boys sectionals taking place on Saturday. The top eight finishers in each event in sectional meets will move on to the state meets – May 5-7 in Albany for the girls, May 12-14 in Jefferson for the boys.

Class A Private at North Oconee
Top Teams: Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy, Landmark Christian School, Athens Christian; Tallulah Falls
Who to Watch:  Demetris Robertson, Sr., Savannah Christian; Sam Shaylor,