Tied at 1-1 after 80 minutes of regulation and two five-minute overtime periods, Kohne drilled the match-clinching penalty kick to lift Peachtree Ridge to a thrilling victory over Collins Hill in Region 7-AAAAAA action.
The Mill Creek boys and Peachtree Ridge girls won the team titles Friday night
Peachtree Ridge got the offensive push it needed in the second half, but it was the Lions’ defense that eventually proved to be the difference in a 10-7 win over Grayson in a key Area 4-AAAAAA boys’ lacrosse matchup Thursday night.
There was a familiar champion and a new champion as the Gwinnett County Track and Field Championships concluded Tuesday night at Mill Creek’s Markham Field.
Grayson got to Fahring Field as the Rams posted a five-goal first quarter en route to a 12-8 win over Collins Hill in a Class AAAAA Area 4 matchup.
Morgan County was unstoppable as the Bulldogs blasted Buford 69-45.
Senior Rakim Lubin and sophomore D’Marcus Simmonds combined to score 67 of Buford’s 92 points.
Wolves dominate in a 63-46 victory over Pike County in the Class AAA semifinals
Top-ranked GAC trailed just twice early on and never led by less than 13 points the entire second half, but had to fight past Jefferson in the quarterfinals of the Class AAA boys state tournament
The defending state champions move on to Saturday’s semifinal in Columbus where the Wolves will meet the Laney-Pelham winner for the right to go to the title game a week later.