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Westlake sweeps boys, girls state titles; Eight schools win first track titles

3:32 am May. 14, 2017

While Westlake is more widely known for its football and basketball teams, track is actually the school’s signature program.

The Lions proved that point on Saturday as Westlake capped a historic day in Georgia high school track and field by being the only school in the state to win boys and girls championships. The boys won the Class AAAAAAA title by just seven points (62-55) over second place Parkview, while the

State championship meets begin today for boys and girls in three different venues

4:02 am May. 11, 2017

It’s state championship weekend! For the first time in the history of the Georgia High Schools Association, the girls and boys will run at the same championship meets, and the competitions are being held at three different sites:

Hosting venue: Hugh Mills Stadium, Albany
Classifications: A Public, AA, AAA

Hosting venue:  Valhalla Stadium, Berry College, Rome
Classifications: A Private, AAAA, AAAAAAA

Hosting venue:  Grisham Stadium, Carrollton
Classifications:  AAAAA and AAAAAA

The actions starts today. Here is a

Top 10 performances by girls in the Sectionals, State qualifiers

7:37 am May. 5, 2017

Here’s a look at some sectional performances on the girls’ side that garnered state top 10 status, along with links to all the state qualifiers (courtesy GA.Milesplit.com). All eight state meets will take place May 11-13, in Albany (Class A-Public, AA and AAA), Carrollton (Class AAAAA, AAAAAA and Wheelchair) and Rome (Class A-Private, AAAA and AAAAAAA).

Class AAAAAAA
Sectional A State Qualifiers
Sectional B State Qualifiers
State Top 10 Performances (Girls): Kennedy Simon,

Teams, athletes punch tickets for state meet; Boys’ top 10 performances at Sectionals

9:06 am May. 1, 2017

The state qualifiers are set after the sectionals over the weekend. Here’s a look at some sectional performances on the boys’ side that garnered state top 10 status, along with links to all the state qualifiers (courtesy GA.Milesplit.com). We’ll check out the girls top 10 performances on Tuesday. All eight state meets will take place May 11-13, in Albany (Class A-Public, AA and AAA), Carrollton (Class AAAAA, AAAAAA and Wheelchair)

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