Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Hunnicutt at home in the Grayson community

1:14 pm Apr. 23, 2017

Christian Hunnicutt is excited to return to Grayson and Gwinnett County to fill the head football coaching vacancy left by Jeff Herron, who moved to T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, S.C.

Herron, who only spent

Pre-playoff baseball rankings

3:13 pm Apr. 22, 2017

After losing back-to-back games for the first time this season last week, No. 1 Walton finished the slate strong by sweeping a Friday double-header with Woodstock (2-0, 12-4). North Gwinnett closed out the regular season with a 27-2 record and the Bulldogs ride a six-game winning streak after their most recent loss, a 5-1 battle with Class 5A’s Loganville. No. 4 Parkview held off No. 5 Brookwood 2-0 in their season finale

Week 9 lacrosse rankings

1:16 pm Apr. 22, 2017

With spring break in the rearview mirror, Week 9 was packed with a statewide slate of top 10 showdowns and pivotal Area matchups. In Class 6A-7A boys, No. 1 Lambert held off Class A-5A No. 2 Lovett 13-10 on Saturday. The three-goal margin is the narrowest victory the Longhorns have had during their perfect 14-0 record against instate schools this season. No. 2 Mill Creek remains undefeated at 15-0 and

Friday spring sports scores

1:09 am Apr. 22, 2017


Arabia Mountain 11, Union Grove 4

Archer 16, Shiloh 10

Athens Christian 3, Hebron Christian 1

Bleckley County 9, Swainsboro 1

Blessed Trinity 8, West Hall 2

Calhoun 9, Haralson County 0

Cambridge 6, North Atlanta 2

Carrollton 9, Rome 0

Charlton County 10, Clinch County 0

Crisp County 7, Worth County 2

Cross Creek 15, Richmond Academy 0

Dawson County 7, North Hall 2

Decatur 6, Riverwood 5

Dunwoody 9, Centennial 4

East Hall 9, Union County 8

East Paulding 2, Kell 0

Effingham County

Gymnastics: Championship performances carry West Forsyth to school’s first team title

1:04 am Apr. 22, 2017

West Forsyth put an end to Buford gymnastics’ three-year state championship streak, and in doing so, brought home the school’s first team state title in any sport. The Wolverines (114.167) outscored Buford (113.043) and the remaining field of six teams (Centennial, Lambert, Forsyth Central and Northview) with immaculate performances from Sienna Schreiber and Aundria Crittenden. Crittenden led West Forsyth on the vault with a 9.9 before Schrieber stuck a 9.767.

Grayson players rewarded for dominant regular season

9:00 am Apr. 21, 2017

The Grayson girls soccer team, which dominated its region unlike any other Class AAAAAAA team this season, was rewarded when 8-AAAAAAA announced its end-of-season awards earlier this week.

The Rams won their 10 region games by

Tennis: First-round opens with upset

5:50 am Apr. 21, 2017

In one of the biggest upsets in the first round of the state tennis tournament, Allatoona, the No. 4 seed from Region 6, knocked off Region 8 champion and previously undefeated Gainesville 3-2.

Allatoona’s Maddie Byrne

Thursday Spring Scores

10:26 pm Apr. 20, 2017

High School Spring Scores



Arabia Mountain 3, Columbia 2

Bryan County 6, Vidalia 3

Cedar Grove 14, McNair 4

Chamblee 9, Miller Grove 2

Chattooga 1, Model 0

Clarkston 17, Cross Keys 0

Cook 8, Monroe 2

Darlington 3, St. Francis 2

Dodge County 10, Dublin 0

Drew 10, M. L. King 8

Emanuel County Institute 11, Tattnall County 2

Gordon Lee 10, King’s Ridge 9

Harrison 15, Osborne 0

Hillgrove 7, South Cobb 0

Jeff Davis 4, Bacon County 3

Jefferson 3, Madison County 2