Baseball: Walton, Parkview, others clinch region titles

9:32 am Apr. 24, 2015

It’s been a big week for Walton and sophomore outfielder Jason Rooks, who drove in the winning runs in one-run victories over Lassiter and Cherokee.

In the Lassiter victory, which clinched the Region 5-AAAAAA title for Walton, Rooks was 3-for-4 with a home run, a double and the game-winning single in the 4-3 win.

Two days later, Rooks was 3-for-3 with two doubles, one that provided the walk-off hit in the

Notebook: State gymnastics meet Friday … Lambert LAX stays hot

10:49 am Apr. 23, 2015

The 2015 GHSA Gymnastics state meet will be held Friday night at Westminster with six teams vying for the title and nine qualifiers taking part in individual events.

Noticeably absent will be the defending All-Around state champion Katie Stuart of Lambert. Stuart missed last week’s state prelims due to a scheduling conflict with the Junior Olympics regional meet in Tampa, Fla.

Lambert was still able to finish second in the prelims and will

Freshmen making their mark; Westlake’s Shoates chooses ETSU

3:02 pm Apr. 22, 2015

Talented freshmen emerge again
A number of freshmen made huge impacts on their teams last season.  The list includes sprinters Candace Hill of Rockdale County and T’aja Cameron of Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy, pole vaulter Carson Dingler of First Presbyterian Day, and distance specialist Helen Williams of Atlanta International School, all of whom won state titles.  Also, there was Rashaad Pollard of Westlake, who took third in the 100 meters in Class AAAAAA,  Andrew

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)