Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Week 2 softball rankings

3:32 pm Aug. 22, 2017

East Coweta made a jump from fifth to first in the state’s largest classification. Lassiter, which was third last week, made the jump to No. 2. Milton holds the No. 3 spot after Week 1. Parkview, which was ranked No. 8 last week, made a jump to No. 4.

Creekview overtook Cambridge as No .1 in Class AAAAAA. Alexander, previously ranked third, is in the No. 2 spot. River Ridge

Saturday Softball and Volleyball scores

12:13 am Aug. 20, 2017

Saturday scores


Blessed Trinity 8, Holy Innocents’ 6

Bremen 4, Coahulla Creek 2

Buford 14, Lowndes 1

Coahulla Creek 4, North Forsyth 3

Creekview 13, Cherokee 1

Darlington 19, Shaw 1

Dunwoody 18, Stephenson 6

Echols County 6, Thomasville 1

Forsyth Central 8, Alpharetta 6

LaFayette 4, Adairsville 3

Lowndes 4, North Gwinnett 1

Northside-Columbus 1, Mill Creek 0

Parkview 2, Forsyth Central 0

Richmond Hill 3, Northgate 1

Rockmart 9, North Forsyth 8

Rockmart 9, Ringgold 4

Starr’s Mill 11, Arabia Mountain 4

Stratford Academy 8, McEachern

Tuesday Softball and Volleyball scores

10:09 pm Aug. 8, 2017

Tuesday scores


Calhoun 19, Murray County 0

Cambridge 14, Centennial 0

Carver-Columbus 25, Jordan 17

Chamblee 13, North Springs 1

Charlton County 8, Turner County 0

Colquitt County 7, Bainbridge 6

Dublin 13, Treutlen 0

Early County 15, Terrell County 5

Harrison 15, Osborne 0

Hawkinsville 9, Howard 1

Locust Grove 9, Jones County 5

Metter 10, Southeast Bulloch 7

North Hall 5, Flowery Branch 0

River Ridge 4, Dalton 3

Schley County 12, Crawford County 5

Seminole County 16, Calhoun County 1

Valdosta 0, Lanier County

Week 1 softball rankings

4:02 pm Aug. 8, 2017

After a 2016 season that saw several first-time champions emerge, one team defend its title for the third year in a row and several championship series that went to the second game, we are ready to kick off the 2017 season.

North Gwinnett debuts at the top of the state’s highest classification after defeating No. 2 Mill Creek in the championship game last season. The win marked the first state title in North

Final 2016 softball rankings

4:08 pm Nov. 1, 2016

Another softball championship season is in the books as eight champions were crowned last weekend in Columbus. North Gwinnett, Cambridge, Buford, Central-Carroll, East Jackson, Harlem, First Presbyterian and Gordon Lee came away victorious.

Three of the eight champions—Cambridge, Buford and Gordon Lee—were Score Atlanta picks for preseason No. 1 in their classifications back in August, with Cambridge of Class AAAAAA and Gordon Lee of A-Public going wire-to-wire as the top teams.


Softball Championship Roundup: North Gwinnett tops Mill Creek for 7A Crown

6:52 pm Oct. 29, 2016


North Gwinnett 6, Mill Creek 2

Sloppy fielding and a sharp Chandler Dennis kept Mill Creek off balance and unable to repeat as state champions as the Bulldogs captured their first fast pitch softball championship in school history. North Gwinnett hung single runs in the second, third and fourth inning before Mill Creek could answer. Bailey Martin was doubled home by Lauren Reed with two outs to get the Bulldogs