Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Harrison girls haven’t missed a beat

10:00 am Dec. 4, 2017

The Harrison girls have picked up right where they left off last spring, when the Hoyas fell one point short in the state championship against Mays.

Their lone loss this fall was to AAAAAA Norcross in the season opener, a game Harrison coach Steve Lenahan said his club could have won.

Since then, the Hoyas have reeled off four straight wins behind a quartet of seniors. Point guard Harper Vick

ELCA 55, Prince Avenue Christian 0

10:53 pm Dec. 1, 2017

During the regular season, Eagle’s Landing Christian looked like one of the state’s most dominant teams, beating up opponents by an average score of 52-7.

Then the playoffs began. And the Chargers got even better.

The top-seeded team in the Class A private school playoffs continued its historic run to toward a third consecutive state title with a 55-0 shellacking of No. 5 Prince Avenue Christian. In three playoff games the Chargers

Friday night roundup: FINAL

11:11 pm Nov. 24, 2017

By Score Atlanta


Glynn Academy 31, Harrison 7

Caine Crews scored on three short touchdown runs to give Glynn Academy a 21-0 lead in the third quarter, and Randon Jernigan rushed for a 7-yard score in the fourth for a 28-7 Red Terrors lead. Crews scored on a 1-yard run to cap a 15-play, 80-yard drive on Glynn Academy’s first possession. After Glynn forced a Harrison punt on the next possession,

Buford 20, Stockbridge 17

10:52 pm Nov. 24, 2017

Different coach. Same ol’ Buford.

After leading Roswell to the Class AAAAAAA finals last season, John Ford took over the reins at the perennial title contender, which played for the Class AAAAA title last season. The Wolves (11-1) are a win away from going back to the AAAAA finals after a hard-fought 20-17 win over previously unbeaten Stockbridge (12-1).

The Wolves did it the way they always have since they became one

Warner Robins 26, Eagle’s Landing 23 (OT)

11:49 pm Nov. 17, 2017

Warner Robins – One hallmark of Warner Robins all season was to avoid mistakes, and then avoid compounding things when the Demons did make a mistake.
They survived some of both against a scrappy Eagle’s Landing team.
Jarius Burnette, who played sparingly down the stretch with a thigh injury, powered in from a yard out on fourth down to give Warner Robins a 26-23 win in overtime over Eagle’s Landing in a

Friday night roundup: FINAL

11:01 pm Nov. 17, 2017

By Score Atlanta

McEachern came back in the last minute to down No. 1-ranked Lowndes on the road in the Class AAAAAAA second round. At halftime, the Indians were trailing 24-7 against Lowndes and were down 24-0 to start the game. Late in the fourth quarter, the Indians recovered an onside kick with the score 31-22, and quarterback Malik Evans hit David Martin on the next play to make it 31-29.

An eye-opening opener for Meadowcreek

10:00 am Nov. 13, 2017

Basketball season is long enough that it’s hard to look at any one game as a statement game, but Meadowcreek garnered some attention by thumping defending state champion Tift County 70-46 in the Elite 8 Tip-Off Classic at McEachern Saturday.

It was a big weekend for the Mustangs. Inside players Amari Kelly and Cory Hightower each signed with college programs on Friday according to Gwinnett Prep Sports.

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:33 pm Nov. 10, 2017

By Score Atlanta


Archer 37, Meadowcreek 0

The Archer Tigers built up an early lead on visiting Meadowcreek and coasted to a 37-0 first-round victory. Semajé Banks struck first on a 5-yard run on the opening drive, and Taiyon Palmer’s interception set up a 21-yard Michael Johnson field goal. Carter Peevy found Banks on a 20-yard pass to close out the first with a 17-0 lead. Peevy threw short touchdown passes

High School Basketball blog – Boys teams and players to watch

10:00 am Nov. 6, 2017

Georgia has its usual complement of big-time boys basketball players, including Thomasville post player Reggie Perry, who has committed to Mississippi State and is rated in the top 20 players nationally, according to multiple recruiting websites.

First, though, how long can these guys keep it going? Four of the eight state champions finished on winning streaks of 15 games or more, topped by Upson-Lee’s 32-0 run to the Class AAAA

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:37 pm Nov. 3, 2017


Archer 49, Shiloh 0

The Archer Tigers defeated host Shiloh 49-0 to finish the regular season 10-0. Quarterback Carter Peevy found Jelani Baker in the first on a 10-yard pass and Taiyon Palmer early in the second (20 yards), and Keegan Strickland’s 3-yard run gave the Tigers a 21-0 lead at the half. Peevy threw two touchdown passes to Braylon Weems in the third (83 yards, 4 yards) and Trey