Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Region championships complete, sectionals next

12:59 am Apr. 26, 2017

Here’s a look at all the region championship meets completed last weekend. The state sectionals are on deck this weekend.

Region 4AAAAAA
Boys Champion:  Stephenson | Girls Champion: Martin Luther King
Top performers:  (Boys) Joshua Vann, Tucker, Long jump (23-feet, 6 ½- inches); (Girls) Shatara Johnson, Charles Drew, Long jump (20-9); Antonia Frazier, Tucker, Long jump (19-3 ¼).

Region 4AAAAA
Boys Champion: Union Grove | Girls Champion:  Stockbridge
Top performers:  (Boys) Jonathan Respress, Eagle’s

Marist, White County take Sutton Invitational

11:09 am Apr. 25, 2017

The Marist boys and White County girls won the 14th annual Sutton Invitational at the Trophy Club of Apalachee. T he tournament acts as the state’s unofficial middle school championship.

Marist defeated Westminster for first, with Holy

Another title for Cedar Grove; Region champs, sectional qualifiers

9:33 am Apr. 19, 2017

Individual and team region results are starting to trickle in as athletes battle for region titles and a berth in state sectional meets in two weeks.

Big year continues for Cedar Grove
The Saints won their first state title in football last December when they took out Greater Atlanta Christian, 30-19 at the Georgia Dome. The good news continued for Cedar Grove this week as the Saints boys knocked off favorite Westminster

First region meets of the season plus McEachern Invite highlight weekend

9:49 am Apr. 14, 2017

Here’s a look at the top meets of the weekend:

Region 7AAAAA Meet (Friday and Monday). Rome will host the state’s first region meet of the season. Region 7AAAAA features perineal power Carrollton, along with Cass, East Paulding, Hiram, Kell, Paulding County, Villa Rica, Woodland and host Rome. The prelims will take place today with finals coming on Monday. The Carrollton and Rome boys will compete for the team title while

If the state meets were held today …

8:59 am Apr. 12, 2017

As the season hits full stride here’s a look at how the state championship meets would look, based on the current times and distances of each teams’ individual performers and relays (Courtesy GAMilesplit).

Boys:  1. Westlake; 2. Archer; 3. Parkview; 4. South Gwinnett; 5. Newton
Girls:  1. Westlake; 2. Brookwood; 3. Marietta; 4. Campbell; 5. McEachern

Boys: 1. Alexander; 2. Bradwell Institute; 3. Allatoona; 4. Heritage; 5. Richmond Hill
Girls: 1. Pope;

State leaders at the midway point; Changes to state meet venues

7:38 am Apr. 6, 2017

Spring Break is widely considered as the midpoint of the season in track and field. So here’s a look at the state’s leaders in each one of the 16 events scored at the state meets, as well as this year’s venues. Jefferson, the longtime home of the boys meet, will not host this season due to extensive renovations being completed at Memorial Stadium.

Also in another break from tradition, the boys

Q&A with Milton girls coach Tim Godby

11:19 am Apr. 4, 2017

The Milton Lady Eagles are currently the No. 1 team in the AJC’s 6A-7A poll and have an 8-3 record. They’re seeking yet another state title, which would give them 11 in the past