Meadowcreek’s Clarous powers Gwinnett Heat to season-opening handball win

Gwinnett Heat’s Giselle Zavala (50) looks to receive a pass during the second half of last season’s AAASP Wheelchair Championship at the Macon Centreplex. (Photo: Kyle Hess)

The Gwinnett Heat wheelchair handball team defeated the Atlanta Wolfpack 14-8 this past weekend in the season opener.

The Heat — Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Adapted Sports program — got seven goals from Meadowcreek’s Derek Clarous and five goals from Osborne Middle’s Seth Earley. Shiloh’s Giselle Zavala added two goals.

West Jackson’s Kathy Luna and Archer’s Sam Millikan led the defense, while Will Millikan of McConnell Middle stood out in his first game at goalkeeper.

The Heat’s next game is Saturday against the DeKalb Silver Streaks at Druid Hills Middle School.

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