LAWRENCEVILLE — When Faith Philip, the girls captain of the Central Gwinnett cross country team, is racing for the finish line, she hears one thing.
Any team making a transition to a new coach is rarely a seamless process, and that situation can be even more difficult for a high school program that is used to the success that Greater Atlanta Christian’s volleyball program has become accustomed to the past several years.
Shiloh moved to 4-0 for the first time since 1991 after beating Meadowcreek, and a round-up of Friday's other high school football action from around Gwinnett County.
BUFORD — A failed fourth-down attempt from the Buford 2-yard line with 48 seconds remaining in the first half is a play Newton would like to have back.
LILBURN — For the first half, Tift County had Parkview running back Cody Brown's number. So much so that the Blue Devils held the four-star and No. 2-ranked running back in the country to three yards on nine carries.
South Gwinnett ran out of time and came a yard short of the game-winning touchdown in a 24-21 loss at Crisp County on Friday night.
NORCROSS — Greater Atlanta Christian scored 28 unanswered points over the game's final 13 minutes and 22 seconds to thunder past Thomson 38-19 on Friday.
PEACHTREE CORNERS — After an encouraging non-region schedule highlighted by two marquee wins, Wesleyan carried its confidence into Region 5-A.
NORCROSS — In the fourth quarter of a tight game against Westminster on Aug. 30, Greater Atlanta Christian head coach Tim Hardy called a play in to his quarterback.
Parkview's football team spent its bye week trying to fine-tune its rhythm and tempo on offense. Those adjustments will be put to the test against Tift County on Friday night at the Big Orange Jungle.
If any team and coach understands Shiloh’s quick start to the 2019 campaign after averaging only about two wins per season the past decade, it’s Meadowcreek and their coach Jason Carrera.
After last week's win over Marietta put them back into the national spotlight, the Grayson Rams are hoping to avoid a hangover from that win when Westlake comes to town Friday.
PEACHTREE CORNERS — Madison Kerpcis tossed five no-hit innings and got plenty of support from her offense as Wesleyan disposed of Mount Paran Christian 9-1 in five innings Wednesday at home.
North Gwinnett rallied for two runs in the fifth to slip past Mountain View in Region 6-AAAAAAA softball action, and other softball and volleyball highlights from around Gwinnett County.
Dacula’s Ben Butcher and Hebron Christian’s Brooke Browning were named Gwinnett runners of the week by the county’s cross country coaches.
SUWANEE — Among the North Gwinnett players showing up every day to take extra cuts in the batting cage are senior Riley Jackson and junior Grace Connelly.