Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Final lacrosse rankings

4:06 pm May. 25, 2017

Lassiter made its debut at No. 1 count as the Trojans avenged a 2016 finals loss to Lambert by defeating the Longhorns for the Class 6A-7A boys title. In the Class A-5A boys poll, Westminster used a 10-9 overtime victory in the finals to clinch the state title and the top ranking. Runner-up Lovett finishes second and Greater Atlanta Christian, Blessed Trinity and Marist round out the top 5. Starr’s Mill finishes

State rep, Milton principal tweak GHSA on Twitter

11:15 am May. 23, 2017

Almost immediately after the Milton girls lacrosse team won its 11th state title in 13 seasons, state Rep. Chuck Martin and Milton principal Brian Jones jumped on Twitter to take direct shots at the GHSA over

Class 6A-7A Lacrosse Championship recaps from Lakewood

4:29 pm May. 20, 2017

Boys: Lassiter 10, Lambert 5

Lassiter pulled off the improbable by upsetting the three-time and defending state champions Lambert to win the second title in program history on Saturday night at Lakewood Stadium.

The Trojans struck first on a Choice Mostellar goal with 7:05 left in the first quarter after he cut from behind the net to place the ball in the lower right corner. Junior Colvin Prosser scored at the 4:37

Lacrosse: Blessed Trinity girls top Kell 11-9 for second straight Class A-5A title

12:50 am May. 18, 2017

Blessed Trinity 11, Kell 9

Blessed Trinity captured the program’s second all-time state title by scoring a second consecutive two-goal victory over Kell for the Class A-5A title game. This year’s final was sent to Walton’s Raider Valley after Saturday’s championship at Lakewood Stadium was postponed due to issues with the goals and the lines on the field.

Kell, which came into the finals with the momentum of a grueling schedule that

A-5A championships; 6A-7A semifinals

11:13 am May. 16, 2017

On Saturday, both A-5A championships were scheduled to be played at Atlanta’s Lakewood Stadium, with the girls taking the field at 2 p.m. and the boys playing at 5 p.m. However,

Lacrosse: A-5A title game rescheduled for Wednesday

2:04 pm May. 15, 2017

The A-5A girls lacrosse championship game between Kell and Blessed Trinity will be played Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Walton, a GHSA official confirmed to the AJC on Monday.

The championship game was originally scheduled to be played

Lacrosse State Championship Recaps at Lakewood

9:46 pm May. 13, 2017

Class A-5A Boys: Westminster 10, Lovett 9 (OT)

Lovett rallied Saturday night from a 9-5 fourth quarter deficit to force overtime, but Westminster’s Jack Patton netted his third goal of the game to clinch the Wildcats’ fifth all-time state title. The victory, at Lakewood Stadium in south Atlanta, marked Westminster’s fifth straight against their Buckhead rival. The Wildcats’ never trailed and took a 1-0 lead into the second quarter with a David

Round 2 recaps: A-5A

10:20 am May. 9, 2017

Round 2 of the A-5A lacrosse tournaments were completed on Saturday. Because A-5A is a 16-team bracket, Round 2 winners are in the semifinals, which will be played on Wednesday. On the boys’ side, the