State tennis: Walton boys, girls sweep …. Taylor County takes emotional win

2:21 pm May. 9, 2015

Walton became the first school to win the boys and girls championships in the largest division since they last did it in 2002. For the girls it was easy. For the boys it was much more difficult.

In the Class AAAAAA finals, the Walton girls powered through Kennesaw Mountain 3-0, while the Walton boys were pressed to the limit before taking a 3-2 victory over Northview.

The Walton girls have won three

Harrison golfers win Peek Invitational … Calhoun girls make tennis history

7:04 am May. 1, 2015

Harrison, which last week won its region title, continued to gain steam heading into the state tournament by winning the Billy Peek Invitational.

The Hoyas had a 36-hole total of 586, three shots better than Lambert. Cambridge finished third at 599.

The medalist was Austin Manville of Peachtree Ridge, who had rounds of 68-70 for a 138, giving him a one-shot victory over Ben Shipp of Greater Atlanta Christian.

Harrison was led by

Tennis: Buford girls down St. Pius in second round of state

3:26 pm Apr. 27, 2015

Buford’s girls beat visiting St. Pius 3-0 in the second round of the Class AAAA state tournament last Friday. Annalea Stevens and Maria-Jose Ferreyros won in singles for the Wolves, while Abbey Mitchell and Savannah Whaley powered their way to a doubles victory to account for Buford’s three points. The Wolves, who also shut out Pickens in the opening round, await either Cartersville or Marist in the quarterfinals. St. Pius’

Tennis Notebook: Walton sweeps Region 5-AAAAAA titles

11:43 am Apr. 20, 2015

By Score Atlanta

The Walton boys won Region 5-AAAAAA this past weekend despite having three of their top seven players out of town. Alex McNeel stepped in to win his first singles match of the year and the Raiders took both doubles lines to sweep Etowah 3-0. Crews Enochs and Trevor Croyder prevailed in the top doubles slot; Raymond Zhang and Bailey Honig got the job done at No. 2. In

Walton girls win Decoturf … Columbus chases third straight Hardaway title

6:32 am Apr. 10, 2015

Walton wins Decoturf Tournament

Reigning Class AAAAAA champion Walton girls won the Decoturf High School Tennis Championship with a 7-0 win over Pine Crest of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Senior Suzanne Zenoni, who has committed to Elon, was named the MVP of the tournament, which was held in Chattanooga.

Walton beat Ocean Springs (Miss.) 9-0 and Blessed Trinity 5-2 to win its pool, then defeated Baylor (Tenn.), 9-0 in the semifinal.

Others on the

Tennis Notebook: Starr’s Mill girls beat Brookwood

10:50 am Apr. 6, 2015

By Score Atlanta

The Starr’s Mill girls picked up a big win over Brookwood last Thursday in a potential preview of the Class AAAAAA playoffs. Brookwood dropped to 10-3 overall on the season, but it finished region play at a perfect 8-0 heading into the 8-AAAAAA tournament. The Broncos picked up wins at No. 3 singles (Ariel Charles) and No. 1 doubles (Leticia Coelho and Sydney Weigand) before succumbing to the

West Forsyth golfers win … Sequoyah girls clinch region tennis

7:34 am Apr. 3, 2015

West Forsyth takes Forsyth County title

Medalist Robert Shaw’s 73 helped West Forsyth post a school-record 298 and win the Forsyth County Golf Championship at Laurel Springs.
The Wolverines also got three 75s from Austin Jaynes, Austin Amburgy and Drew Ridings to win for the second straight week. West Forsyth won the Packer Invitational last weekend.
Lambert finished second at 308. The Longhorns were led by Spencer Ball, who shot 74. South Forsyth

Tennis: Johns Creek, Harrison boys win Buckhead Rotary titles

10:34 am Mar. 30, 2015

The boys from Johns Creek and Harrison came away with championships at the 35th Rotary Club of Buckhead’s Tennis Championship.

Johns Creek won the Boys A Division and Harrison won the Boys B Division. The girls championship were claimed by Tennessee teams: Baylor in the A Division and Girls Preparatory in the B Division.

Here are the results in each division:

Boys A: Johns Creek, Westminster, St. Pius, Norcross, Roswell, Chattahoochee

Girls A: Baylor,

Great golf field at Athletic Club … Rotary Club tennis returns

9:22 am Mar. 27, 2015

Top fields at Atlanta Athletic Club

Defending champion Brookstone leads an elite field of 18 of the top boys teams in the state at the High School Invitational hosted by the Atlanta Athletic Club on Monday. It’s a rare opportunity for high school teams to compete on the club’s Highland Course, which has hosted three PGA Championships, a U.S. Open and the U.S. Amateur.

Brookstone, Marist and Westminster all won state championships

Golf/tennis: Busy weekend for tournaments … Harrison wins N. Ga. Invitational

9:09 am Mar. 20, 2015

The first annual Greenway Trojan Invitational enters the calendar with plenty of promise.

The tournament is sponsored by Greenway Health (a sponsor of PGA champion Jason Dufner) and will be the only invitation-only, Junior Golf Scoreboard-ranked event in the state.

Players will compete in a 36-hole format, with the first 18 being played on Monday and the next round being played on March 30. All competition will be played at Sunset Hills