Columbus could be a threat in Class AAAAA

9:00 am Apr. 22, 2015

No team from outside of metro Atlanta has won a girls soccer state title in any classification other than the state’s smallest since the GHSA began holding championships in 1992.

Columbus of Class AAAAA is showing it might be a threat to change that this season.

The Blue Devils, who entered the week ranked No. 4, cruised to the 1-AAAAA title, outscoring their opponents 45-1 in six region games. But Columbus (12-1-1

No. 1 Chattahoochee at No. 2 Roswell | Georgia high school soccer

7:50 am Apr. 22, 2015

The top two teams in state, No. 1 Chattahoochee and No. 2 Roswell, close out the regular season tonight on the Hornets’ pitch.

It’s a non-region game, and both teams already have locked up top seeds in the state tournament. But there is some buzz about the showdown between a pair of Fulton County upstarts.

“When we scheduled each other, we had no idea that either of us were going to be

Tuesday baseball, lacrosse and soccer scores

8:45 pm Apr. 21, 2015

High School Scores

Baseball

Athens Academy 4, Prince Avenue 2

Central-Carroll 13, Rockmart 3

Darlington 6, Coosa 0

Evans 12, Jones County 2

Grayson 8, Central Gwinnett 0

Heard County 17, Bowdon 5

LaGrange 10, Hardaway 6

Lambert 11, Centennial 1

Lumpkin County 11, East Hall 6

McIntosh 10, Forest Park 0

Oconee County 12, East Jackson 4

Paideia 14, Galloway 2

Parkview 5, Archer 3

Temple 9, Chattahoochee

Georgia high school soccer notebook

11:34 am Apr. 21, 2015

The GHSA expects to have the state tournament bracket completed Thursday. The first round kicks off April 29. All championship games will be played May 14-16 at Mercer University in Macon.

Clarkston (13-1-1) has locked up the top seed out of 6-AAAAA. Druid Hills and Dunwoody also have clinched state tournament berths.
Towers senior Kerry Mondesir leads DeKalb County with 18 goals and is tied with Cross Keys junior Roberto Martinez with

Baseball Rankings: Lakeside-DeKalb sweeps Rockdale County

10:32 am Apr. 21, 2015

It was a rain soaked week, but there still was some movement in the polls. No. 6 Lakeside-DeKalb (20-3, 11-1) swept a three game series with Rockdale County (9-12, 6-6). The Vikings outscored the Bulldogs 24-4 highlighted by a 15-0 series ending victory in which Lakeside-DeKalb allowed just one hit. Also in 6A, No. 10 Mountain View (17-6, 9-2) makes its debut in the polls after East Coweta (14-6, 10-1)

Baseball: Kennesaw Mountain wins 1st of 7 games this week

10:04 am Apr. 21, 2015

Fourth-ranked Kennesaw Mountain (17-5, 9-2) took first place in Region 4-AAAAAA on Monday with a 9-2 victory over Harrison (14-8, 8-3), but even with five days left in the season, it’s far from over.

Rainouts have given the Mustangs a schedule that looks like this:

Monday – Harrison (W 9-2)
Tuesday – at North Paulding (doubleheader)
Wednesday – McEachern
Thursday – at Harrison
Friday – at McEachern
Saturday – North Paulding

In Monday’s game, Kennesaw Mountain scored eight

Norcross boys win region tennis … Allatoona takes region golf

6:00 am Apr. 21, 2015

Tennis

Norcross boys win Region 7-AAAAAA

The Norcross boys won the Region 7-AAAAAA tennis championship, beating Peachtree Ridge 3-1 in the final match.

Norcross scored 3-0 wins over both Mountain View and Collins Hill to reach the final.

The Blue Devils were led by Sean McKendree, William Tech and the doubles teams of Max Volino and Ryan Lokhorst, and Ethan Chervonski and Andrew Nelson.

The No. 3 playoff spot went to North Gwinnett, which beat

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

Lacrosse Rankings: Lambert boys make debut at No. 1

11:37 am Apr. 20, 2015

In crowded Class AAAAAA, the Lambert boys make their debut at No. 1 in this week’s poll. With no undefeated teams left in the state’s highest classification, the Longhorns took the top spot based on quality of losses this season and overall body of work. Lambert served McCallie (TN) an  11-6 defeat over the weekend after Centennial (15-13) and Johns Creek (16-6) both lost to the Blue Tornado. Lambert’s only