LAWRENCEVILLE — The teams that were leading heading into Day 2 of the Region 8-AAAAAA track and field meet were not the same teams that led at the conclusion of all events Thursday at Archer. The Grayson boys overcame a 17-point deficit and the Brookwood girls overcame a four-point deficit as each took home the team titles.
Grayson took sole possession over first place in Region 8-AAAAAA girls soccer with a win over Parkview late Thursday night
LILBURN — Central took control of Region 8-AAAAAA as it beat Parkview on penalty kicks, 4-3, to win Tuesday at the Big Orange Jungle.
SNELLVILLE — There are many correlations of faith and the sports arena. Athletes point to the sky to give thanks, kneel in prayer and voice their thanks to the man above.
It was a heavyweight battle, but in the end, McEachern kept its hopes alive for back-to-back state titles as it beat Mountain View 68-62 on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAAA playoffs.
The Generals (26-3), who haven’t lost to a Georgia team this year, played strong defense in the second half, helping propel them to the win.
SNELLVILLE — For the third time this season, Parkview and Archer went down to the wire. And for the third time this year, Parkview came out on top, 47-46, Saturday in the Region 8-AAAAAA girls’ championship game.
SNELLVILLE — It sounds cliché, but Saturday’s third-place game in the Region 8-AAAAAA boys basketball tournament didn’t deserve to have a loser.
SNELLVILLE — For three quarters, Shiloh and Dacula were neck-and-neck. The only problem was, Shiloh outscored Dacula 18-8 in the second quarter and the Falcons never recovered as Shiloh took home the Region 8-AAAAAA boys’ championship with a 60-49 win Saturday at Brookwood.
Mountain View senior Adam Flatt enters this week’s state meet with an unbeaten record, No. 1 seed