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.
Buford vs. Blessed Trinity in second round of playoffs
Archer held Roswell scoreless in the second quarter of a 17-point victory in the Class AAAAAA second round
Buford’s wrestling team went a perfect 6-for-6 in the championship matches of the Class AAA traditional wrestling tournament as the Wolves captured the team title in grand fashion in its home arena Saturday night.
Greater Atlanta Christian, led by Brianna Cummings' 34 points, was locked in a close game at halftime before opening up a lead over Greene County in the Class AA state playoffs
Garrett Covington scored 20 points Friday night and Greater Atlanta Christian crushed Union County in the Class AA state playoffs
There wasn’t a dominant or explosive moment in Norcross’ 49-33 win over Duluth that decided the Region 7-AAAAAA girls basketball championship Wednesday night at Collins Hill.
Top-seeded Archer and No. 2 Parkview dominated their semifinal games with similar defensive authority on Tuesday, so now the stage is set in Region 8-AAAAAA girls’ basketball for the top two teams to meet head-to-head and decide the tournament title Wednesday.
Wildcats shock host Collins Hill in opener of Region 7-AAAAAA basketball tourney
Mountain View forces 27 Collins Hill turnovers to reach Region 7-AAAAAA Tournament semifinals
Gwinnett County schools put 13 wrestlers into the 14 finals’ matches, including three that pitted fellow Area 7-AAAAAA wrestlers going against each other for the championship.
Collins Hill placed eight wrestlers in championship matches and racked up seven first-place finishes en route to a 10th straight team title at the Area 7-AAAAAA wrestling traditional tournament Saturday.
Griffin Ramsey of Norcross posted a score of 418.10 in Saturday’s Gwinnett County boys diving championship at the Mountain Park Aquatic Center.
Shaun Jones scored 12 of his team-high 19 points in the fourth quarter and Anthony Haskins came up with a crucial blocked shot in the final seconds to lead Central Gwinnett to a come-from-behind 60-57 win over Dacula in Region 8-AAAAAA action Friday night.
Archer hosts wrestling area duals
Grayson’s boys’ basketball team scored 19 of the game’s first 23 points and never looked back in an 84-38 rout of Alcovy on the second day of Duluth’s Jingle Jam tournament Saturday afternoon.
Brookwood’s defense forced 24 turnovers and the Broncos rode that effort to a convincing 84-62 win over Kell Friday afternoon on the opening day of Duluth’s Jingle Jam basketball tournament.
LaQuan Johnson’s 100-yard return of an interception with 2:36 to go turned out to be the play-of-the-game that sealed the deal in the Team Wells victory.
Duluth vs. Mill Creek in high school basketball
Wolves pound out 352 rushing yards, including 222 from Thomas
A look at a storyline from the Carver vs. Buford in the third round of the Class AAA state football playoffs
The official result from Peachtree Ridge’s game with Miller Grove at North Gwinnett’s fifth Annual Jared Cook Classic was a 69-58 loss to the four-time defending Class AAAAA boys’ basketball state champion.
Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray played his last home game on Saturday against Kentucky.
Woodward vs. Buford in the second round of the Class AAA state football playoffs
West Forsyth vs. Dacula in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state football playoffs
Peachtree Ridge’s girls placed five runners in the top 40 and rode that consistency to the 2013 Class AAAAAA state cross country title Saturday.
The Brookwood boys cross country team returned to its winning form as the Broncos captured their fourth state title in the last five years with Saturday’s Class AAAAAA championship.
For a few hours, at least, Wesleyan’s girls cross country team was celebrating a repeat of the Class AA championship Saturday afternoon.
Collins Hill vs. Mill Creek high school football
Peachtree Ridge claims girls and Mill Creek boys Region 7-AAAAAA cross country crowns
Region 8-AAAAAA cross country meet
Parkview vs. Berkmar high school football
Hebron Christian Academy withstood a furious fifth-set rally from Savannah Christian and the Lions punched their ticket to the Class A state volleyball championship
Buford turned the tables and pulled out an exciting 25-23, 25-15, 21-25, 25-18 win to advance to Class AAA’s Final Four and a date with top-seeded St. Pius X on Wednesday.
Shiloh vs. Dacula high school football
North Gwinnett vs. Grayson softball in Game 3
Grayson took the opener 5-3 with North coming back in the nightcap with a 10-0 win to set up today’s winner-take-all Game 3.
Hebron Christian Academy withstood a late run in the fourth set by defending state champion Landmark Christian School and the Lions knocked off the War Eagles.
Normally a dominant force in cross country, Gwinnett County was shut out of the team and individual titles at the 11th annual Coach Wood Cross Country Invitational on Saturday at the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus.
Duluth Wildcats football vs. Mill Creek Hawks
North Gwinnett vs. Lovejoy in state volleyball
Brookwood rode strong starting pitching, some timely hitting and shaky North Forsyth defense as the Broncos swept the Raiders 9-0 and 6-3 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state softball playoffs.
Tiller throws for 339 yards in another region win