Recaps from Gwinnett County high school sports events from Monday, Feb. 18.
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.
Sara Grieco, a 2018 all-state first teamer and Lindenwood University commit, ended her senior seas with 52 goals for the Hawks while sharing the majority offensive load with two other teammates.
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Athletic and Activities Department will host its free Booster Essentials Program at two locations in the near future.
Gwinnett Lacrosse League director Kenny Zaleski will be honored with an Outstanding Contributor to Lacrosse Award at the 2019 Georgia Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame and Award Dinner.
Mountain View High School senior Luke Hennebaul announced he plans to continue his athletic career at the University of Montevallo for lacrosse.
Four Creekland Middle School students, competing for a Collins Hill club team, won the recent University of Montevallo (Ala.) 3v3 Girls Lacrosse Shootout.
Five Gwinnett area high school boys players have been named Maverik National High School Lacrosse All-Americans, earning spots in this summer’s Maverik National Lacrosse Clinic.
Ten Gwinnett girls players have been named Maverik National High School Lacrosse All-Americans, earning spots in next month’s Maverik National Lacrosse Clinic.
Led by a trio of girls state championships, including a thrilling track and field title last month, Wesleyan won the Director’s Cup in Class A for the second straight year.
Mill Creek’s all-state selections Brooke Beverly and Sara Greico will return for their senior seasons, as well as one of the county’s top scorers, midfielder Lyndsey Lewis.
No one put all facets of the game together into one package in the state’s highest classification quite like North Gwinnett’s Lloyd deLatour. His do-everything approach to the midfielder position that helped lead North to the Class AAAAAA-AAAAAAA state semifinals and earned recognition as the Daily Post’s boys lacrosse Player of the Year.
The Mill Creek and Wesleyan girls lacrosse teams each put four players on the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-State Lacrosse Teams, leading a group of Gwinnett County award-winners.
Greater Atlanta Christian head coach Tim Ball stood at midfield with his players, watching as the Blessed Trinity boys lacrosse team celebrated a 6-5 state championship win Saturday.
When Greater Atlanta Christian knocked off mighty Westminster 9-6 in the boys lacrosse Class A-AAAAAA state semifinals, eight of the goals were scored by players who were on JV last year.
The Spartans, led by three goals each from Michael Morris and Michael Malone, surged to a big lead and held off Westminster down the stretch for a 9-6 victory in the Class A-AAAAA Final Four.
Mill Creek staged a second-half comeback only to see Lassiter pull out the match late as the Trojans defeated the Hawks 12-10 in the Class 6A-7A girls state lacrosse semifinals on Tuesday.