Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Final lacrosse rankings

4:06 pm May. 25, 2017

Lassiter made its debut at No. 1 count as the Trojans avenged a 2016 finals loss to Lambert by defeating the Longhorns for the Class 6A-7A boys title. In the Class A-5A boys poll, Westminster used a 10-9 overtime victory in the finals to clinch the state title and the top ranking. Runner-up Lovett finishes second and Greater Atlanta Christian, Blessed Trinity and Marist round out the top 5. Starr’s Mill finishes

Final girls soccer rankings

4:56 pm May. 24, 2017

Lambert finished in the driver’s seat of the state’s highest classifications after a 2-1 win over Grayson in the championship game. Lambert marched through Norcross, Kennesaw Mountain, Walton and Mill Creek n way to the championship game. Grayson moved through North Gwinnett, Lassiter, Milton and South Forsyth to earn a shot at the championship.

Harrison defeated Johns Creek 1-0 in the final game of the year to take the top spot in Class

Final boys soccer rankings

4:54 pm May. 24, 2017

Meadowcreek reigns supreme in the state’s highest classification after moving past Pebblebrook 2-0 in the AAAAAAAA championship game. The Mustangs advanced past South Forsyth, Kennesaw Mountain, Etowah and Roswell for a shot at the title. Second-ranked Pebblebrook made it through Woodstock, Mill Creek, Berkmar and Walton before falling to Meadowcreek.

Chattahoochee holds the top spot in Class AAAAAA after defeating Gainesville 2-0 in the championship game. Past the 3-1 win over Langston Hughes

Baseball schedule updates: Rain delays three finals, pushes Johns Creek-Lee County to Friday

12:09 pm May. 24, 2017

Game 3 of the Johns Creek-Lee County semifinal series, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, has been rained out and will be played Friday at 1 p.m. in Leesburg.

Also, the AA and A private finals slated to start Wednesday in Savannah have been moved to Friday.

Previews of all eight state championship series

The AAAAAA finals are to be announced. The GHSA indicated that they would be played Tuesday and Wednesday next week,

State finals previews: Nine schools can win first-ever state titles

11:55 am May. 24, 2017

Here’s a look at the eight state baseball finals with the updated, rain-altered schedule below.

They get underway Wednesday afternoon with a 5 p.m. double-header in Rome between Etowah and Woodstock in Class AAAAAAA.

The delayed AAAAAA semifinal series between Lee County and Johns Creek, scheduled for Wednesday, has been postponed again until Friday because of rain. The Class AAAAAA final now will be moved from neutral Rome and be played next

State golf roundup: Mill Creek boys win first title

6:33 pm May. 23, 2017

Mill Creek’s Peter Chung was medalist at 2-under 142 and the Hawks won the Class AAAAAAA boys championship at Chateau Elan’s Legends Course. It was their first state title.

Mill Creek finished at 586 and beat Lambert by four shots. Grant Sutliff finished 1 over for Lambert.  Mill Creek also got a 146 from Luke Karaulic, a 148 from Zach Mullett, a 74 from Alex Markham and a 75 from Jordan

State rep, Milton principal tweak GHSA on Twitter

11:15 am May. 23, 2017

Almost immediately after the Milton girls lacrosse team won its 11th state title in 13 seasons, state Rep. Chuck Martin and Milton principal Brian Jones jumped on Twitter to take direct shots at the GHSA over