Schedule of Gwinnett County teams' second-round matchups in the state high school basketball playoffs.
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Office of Athletics, Student Activities and Community Schools will host its Athlete/Parent Informational Night on Wednesday at Peachtree Ridge High School’s theater.
It was clear from the start the Lanier Longhorns would have no trouble with their first-round playoff matchup against the Alexander Cougars, especially on the defensive end.
Gwinnett’s qualifying girls and boys basketball teams are catching their collective breath and bracing themselves for the GHSA state tournament, which tips off this weekend.
The Lanier girls basketball team capped off a perfect run through region play when it captured the Region 8-AAAAAA title with a 38-32 win over Winder-Barrow on Saturday night.
Lanier’s basketball program racked up some of the top awards on the All-Region 8-AAAAAA Basketball Team, released recently by the league’s coaches.
Javonni Cunningham’s commitment to Cornell on Wednesday gave North Gwinnett an unprecedented three Ivy Leaguers in one class.
Lanier back up is Region 8-AAAAAA Duals championship with a victory in the traditional region tournament last weekend, while Dacula’s wrestling team racked up four individual titles in the meet.
Lanier’s Kameron Brown and Grayson’s Owen Pappoe led a contingent of 41 Gwinnett players on the Georgia Sports Writers Association’s 2018 All-State Football Team.
Mill Creek junior Jake Magahey rewrote the Gwinnett County record book for the second straight year, and the team standings followed their usual trajectory, too.
Almost all of the Gwinnett County Swimming Diving and Diving Championships results had been read to the crowd Saturday night when the West Gwinnett Aquatic Center fire alarm went off.
Dacula senior Lauren Henderson repeated as Gwinnett County’s girls diving champion by a significant 52.15-point margin on Saturday morning.
Sion James and older brother Jehloni James played a pivotal role as Lanier’s boys basketball team held off Dacula 71-66 for a key Region 8-AAAAAA road win Friday night.
Lanier’s girls built a huge lead, then withstood a furious comeback attempt by Dacula before pulling away down the stretch for a 53-42 Region 8-AAAAAA road win Friday night.
Dacula’s girls continue on a record-breaking season, and other notes from around Gwinnett County high school basketball.
Collins Hill’s Peter Smithson averaged 7.7 points per dive and totaled 56.65 points on the first day of county swim and dive championships. Four swimmers from different schools occupied the top four spots. Parkview’s Maxwell Pate edged North Gwinnett’s Nicholas Start for second place with 34.21 points. Stark’s 34.19 points settled him in third place in front of Hunter Misuraca from Mill Creek.
The Buford and Mountain View wrestling teams won their semifinal matches Friday night, advancing to the finals of the Georgia High School Association’s State Duals.
Dacula’s Kendall Bollmer breaks the GCPS girls record for most career 3-point baskets, and other notes from around Gwinnett County high school basketball.
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Athletic and Activities Department will host its free Booster Essentials Program at two locations in the near future.
Gwinnett County wrestling made a major statement Thursday evening, sending three teams into the Class AAAAAAA State Duals semifinals.
Eight Gwinnett County high school wrestling teams face a short turnaround from their region and area dual-meet championships at the state duals this weekend in Macon.