The Wolves were cruising along out in the field. Jake Higginbotham threw a complete game with 14 strikeouts in a 3-1 win in Game 1, and Conner Bennett was having just as much success in Game 2, garnering 12 strikeouts through 6 2/3 innings.
Walton defeated host Peachtree Ridge 12-7 Friday night in the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals
In a game that was better suited for the semifinals or finals, No. 1 Grayson came back to beat No. 8 Lassiter, 4-2 in overtime, Wednesday in the second round of the girls Class AAAAAA state soccer playoffs.
Less than two weeks ago, Peachtree Ridge lost on a last-second goal to Chattahoochee in Johns Creek. On Tuesday, the Lions exacted revenge as they bested the Cougars, 13-11, in the first round of the Class AAAAAA lacrosse playoffs.
No. 1-ranked Broncos broke through when Alfredo Rivera took a pass on the right side from Graham Grassmyer and buried it into the left side of the goal.
Winning region titles is nothing new for the Brookwood boys’ and girls’ tennis programs. And Thursday was no exception as both teams beat rival Parkview to win the Region 8-AAAAAA title at the Rhodes Jordan Park tennis complex.
Tennessee faces Kentucky in Sunday’s SEC women’s championship game
After Wednesday’s game was cut short after 4.2 innings, Buford completed its first game of the year, beating Hebron Christian 6-1 Saturday at Coolray Field.
For the first two quarters in Thursday’s Class AAA quarterfinal game, Cartersville 3-point specialist Corey Tobin was shooting lights out. He had seven 3-pointers and 24 points in the first half.
North vs. Lambert in second round of state playoffs