Alpharetta pulls off dramatic comeback | Georgia state soccer tournament news

8:11 am Apr. 27, 2016

Alpharetta pulled off the biggest upset of the first round of the state playoffs, overcoming a 3-0 deficit and eliminating third-ranked Mill Creek 4-3 on penalty kicks Tuesday night on the Hawks’ pitch.

The Raiders, the fourth seed out of Region 6-AAAAAA, entered the match at just 8-7-2 on the season. Mill Creek, the champions of Gwinnett-heavy Region 7-AAAAAA, entered the playoffs at 15-2, after a perfect 7-0 run through the

Boys determine state, sectional golf qualifiers

6:05 am Apr. 26, 2016

The region championships for boys teams have all been determined. Each region champion and others who met the qualifying score, earn an automatic spot in the state tournament. Other teams who came up short at

Baseball draws: Class-by-class look

4:29 pm Apr. 24, 2016

The state playoffs begin Friday with first-round doubleheaders and three-game series.

Here is a look at the state draws. They are not official. Please post any mistakes you see.

Class AAAAAA: There are two first-round matchups between ranked teams – No. 7 Mountain View at No. 5 Lambert and No. 10 Northview at No. 3 Norcross. The best draw probably belongs to Region 5 champion Pope. The only ranked team in Pope’s quarter

First baseman Keevis Montgomery is one of eight Mays seniors.

Saturday baseball, soccer & lacrosse scores

10:23 am Apr. 24, 2016

Baseball

Griffin 8, Walnut Grove 7

Hart County 9, Madison County 6

Kell 3, Sequoyah 0

Loganville 5, Marist 1

Mt. Paran 4, St. Francis 3

Mt. Pisgah 7, Trion 5

Pierce County 2, Central-Carroll 0

Pope 13, Dunwoody 3

Randolph County 6-7, Fayetteville 0-2

Strong Rock Christian 9, Galloway 4

Trinity Christian 7, Loganville Christian Academy 4

Soccer

Boys

Lanier 4, Discovery 0

Westminster 2, Chattanooga Christian (TN) 2

Girls

Discovery 2, Lanier 1

Wayne County 1, Windsor Forest 0 (PK)

Lacrosse

BOYS

Alpharetta 15, West Forsyth 2

Buford 16, Grayson

Georgia high school state soccer tournament brackets released

11:13 am Apr. 23, 2016

The Georgia High School Association has posted the brackets for the state soccer tournament.

The tournament kicks off Tuesday and will conclude May 12-14 at Mercer University in Macon.

(Saturday is the last day for games to be completed, so there are a few holes in the brackets. This story will update).

Storylines to follow:

–No. 1 Chattahoochee and No. 2 Lakeside enter the AAAAAA state tournament as the only unbeatens. But

No. 4 seed Pope upsets Parkview in overtime

8:00 am Apr. 23, 2016

Junior Jamie Glover scored late in the first overtime period and Pope held on for a 2-1 upset victory against eighth-ranked Parkview on Wednesday in the first round of the Class AAAAAA girls soccer playoffs.

The

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Gymnastics: Buford clinches third-straight state title

11:19 pm Apr. 22, 2016

Buford clinched its third consecutive GHSA Gymnastics State title Friday night at Westminster’s Turner Gymnasium with a 111.55 team score, edging second place Forsyth Central (107.825). The Wolves have struggled on the beam in each of the three championship-clinching years, but once again recovered from after stumbling on their shakiest and second of four events.

“The beam seems to be our nemesis,” admitted Buford head coach Amanda Allen. “It was a

Friday baseball, lacrosse and soccer scores

10:09 pm Apr. 22, 2016

High Schools Scores

Baseball

Bacon County 12, Bryan County 2

Bremen 7, Manchester 1

Brookstone 15, Taylor County 1

Carrollton 1, Woodward Academy 3

Colquitt County 4, Lowndes 3

Cook 6, Bainbridge 7

Cross Creek 6, Metter 4

Fayette County 6, Sandy Creek 2

Hardaway 4, LaGrange 3

Harrison 3, Rockmart 2

Lambert 2, Northview 0

Parkview 8, Shiloh 0

Pinecrest Academy 8, Christian Heritage 2

Sprayberry 2, Creekview