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Ben Bussard

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Stars power into state soccer finals

The Providence Christian boys soccer team started fast and ended strong with a 4-1 win over Pace Academy in the Class A state semifinals Wednesday night.

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Mill Creek runs through Walton

HOSCHTON — Led by senior starting pitchers Chip Fleming and Brian Stillwell, the Mill Creek baseball team made quick work of Walton in the opening series of the Class AAAAA state playoffs Friday night.

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Falle, Panthers oust Wheeler in 2nd round

MARIETTA -- The Parkview boys soccer team came from behind to defeat Wheeler 2-1 in the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs Wednesday night.

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Dacula uses elements to help upset Centennial

Playing in less than ideal weather conditions and without its star player, the Dacula boys soccer team defeated Centennial 2-0 in the opening round of the AAAAA state playoffs on Wednesday night.

Duluth 21, Archer 17

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Big plays and fourth-quarter drama highlighted Friday's matchup between Duluth and Archer.The Wildcats kicked off the Tigers' first full-varsity season in heartbreaking fashion with a 21-17 win.

Wesleyan comes up short in Athens

ATHENS -- The reaction from Wesleyan sophomore Kenzie Hediger following Wednesday night's loss to Athens Academy, 1-0, said it all.Crouched over with tears streaming down her face, Hediger watched helplessly from the sidelines as the final seconds ticked away in the second round of the Class AA/A girls soccer state playoffs.

Young Spartans fight hard, but fall in overtime

The Greater Atlanta Christian boys soccer team saw its season and defense of last year's state title come to an end on Tuesday night in the second round of the Class AA/A state playoffs.

Wesleyan boys hold off Pace rally

The Wesleyan boys took a 64-61 win over the Pace Academy Knights (21-7) in the second round of the Class A state tournament on Wednesday.

North girls can't overcome slow start

MILTON -- It was a long night for the North Gwinnett girls in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Saturday as they fell to Milton 63-43. North (19-10) only managed to score 13 first-half points and never led against the Eagles (20-4), the Region 6-AAAAA champions.

North girls can't overcome slow start

MILTON — It was a long night for the North Gwinnett girls in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Saturday as they fell to Milton 63-43.

Moye's game not enough for Shiloh

Senior guard Corbyn Moye had a huge game, but it wasn't enough as the Shiloh boys basketball team lost 76-59 to Marietta on Friday night in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs.

Moye's game not enough for Shiloh

MARIETTA — Senior guard Corbyn Moye had a huge game, but it wasn't enough as the Shiloh boys basketball team lost 76-59 to Marietta on Friday night in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs.

Wesleyan 56, Prince Avenue 7

BOGART - The Wesleyan Wolves had little trouble defeating the Prince Avenue Wolverines on Friday night, rolling to a 56-7 victory and their seventh straight win of the season.