Baseball semifinal roundup

9:34 pm May. 18, 2015

Class AAAAAA

Parkview 3, Pope 2: Visiting Pope had Josh Lowe on first with one out in the top of the 7th inning before a lightning delay paused the action for and hour. Parkview got out of the inning once play resumed, but in the top of the 8th Pope took a 2-1 lead after Jacob Ramos drove in Jake Praigo on a sacrifice fly. Parkview opened the bottom of the

Final boys and girls soccer rankings

10:35 am May. 18, 2015

The Dalton boys got the job done as the No. 1 team heading into the playoffs, capping off an undefeated 2015 campaign with the Class AAAAA state championship. The Catamounts have an undisputed dynasty in progress, owners of three consecutive titles to go along with a 64-0-1 record during that span. Class AAAA also featured an undefeated champion, as St. Pius X prevailed over Woodward Academy in the semifinals (5-2)

AA baseball: Wesleyan is most experienced of the bunch

9:57 am May. 18, 2015

Here’s a look at the four semifinal baseball teams in Class AA.

Darlington
Darlington last won a baseball state title in 1984 and last reached the semifinals in 2013 (lost to eventual Class A private-school champion Eagle’s Landing Christian. The Tigers beat Greater Atlanta Christian in the quarterfinals. It was the second straight Game 3 victory in the playoffs. Darlington won 8-2.Jay Shadday hit two home runs and was 3-for-4 with

AAA baseball: A look at the four semifinalist

8:58 am May. 18, 2015

Semifinals are tonight (Monday) in classes AAAAAA through AA. Here’s a look at the final four in AAA. It’s Blessed Trinity at Westside-Augusta and Jefferson at Westminster.

Westside-Augusta
Westside pitcher Jonathan Jahn, who has committed to South Carolina, has a 0.00 ERA in three playoff starts. He’s allowed one run (unearned) and 11 hits in 19 innings. He’s struck out 23 – 15 of which came in the 2-0 victory over Hart

Individual, team results from Boys State Track and Field Meet

11:54 pm May. 17, 2015

GHSA Boys State Track and Field Championships
Team Results
Class AAAAAA:  1. Rockdale County 53; 2. Archer 45; 3. Mill Creek 34

Class AAAAA:  1. Southwest DeKalb 58; 3. Banneker 44; 3. Cedar Shoals 39

Class AAAA:  1. Sandy Creek 42; 2. North Oconee 40, Marist 40; 3. Whitewater 39

Class AAA: 1. Cedar Grove 67; 2. Decatur 45; 3. Central Carroll 42

Class AA:  1. Greater Atlanta Christian 81; 2. Fitzgerald 72; 3. Riverside Military

Class

State golf championship primer

4:34 pm May. 17, 2015

Thirteen teams (seven boys, six girls) will have a chance to win a second straight golf championship on Monday.

Here’s a look at the different classifications:

Class AAAAAA boys, Sunset Country Club, Moultrie: Peachtree Ridge will try to become the first boys team to win back-to-back championships in the highest classification in 10 years on Monday when the Georgia High School Association holds its championships.

The Lions won the title a year ago and

Banneker’s Clark dominates; Rockdale, SWD, Sandy Creek, Cedar Grove, GAC, Athens Christian and Terrell County win titles

9:20 am May. 17, 2015

Several words can be used to describe the performance of Banneker senior Ryan Clark at the 44th edition of the Georgia High School Association Boys Track and Field Championships, a.k.a., Georgia Olympics XLIV. Outstanding. Sensational. Remarkable.

But that one that probably fits most is “finally.”

After three years of nearly unattainable expectations, Clark broke through on Saturday in Jefferson with the dominating performance the public has been waiting to see from him

Duluth shuts down Brookwood in Class AAAAAA title game

10:05 pm May. 16, 2015

MACON – Duluth coach Adel Mohsen was convinced this season was destined to be a rebuilding year for his program. Luckily, his Wildcats didn’t believe him.

Duluth got goals from Daniel Arnstein and Alexander Garuba and shut down defending champion Brookwood in a 2-0 victory Saturday in the Class AAAAAA state championship game at Mercer University. It’s Duluth’s first boys state soccer championship. Not bad for a rebuilding year.

“We thought we

Lacrosse: Roswell boys successfully defend 6A title

10:00 pm May. 16, 2015

By Craig Sager II

Score Atlanta

Roswell took a 9-3 halftime lead before answering Pope’s third quarter rally and clinching back-to-back Class AAAAAA state titles with a 12-9 victory. No. 1 seed Roswell jumped to a 5-0 lead before visiting Pope found the net with two late first quarter goals to make it 5-2.

“We just worked on placing our shots because we knew they [Pope] had a fantastic goalie,” explained Roswell head