Basketball


Friday night roundup

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here By Score Atlanta CLASS AAAAAA Coffee 55, Evans 21 In the first quarter, Coffee quarterback Wade Sumner connected on a 28-yard touchdown pass to Milton Jackson. Moments later, Evans’ Corey Watkins scored on a punt return of 100 yards. With ... More

Mays 48, Centennial 41

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here After being run and passed over, around and through by a dynamic offensive unit from Centennial, Mays’ usually smothering defense stood up in the fourth quarter, and the Raiders held on for a 48-41 win at Lakewood Stadium in Atlanta. Mays ... More

Westminster-East Hall highlights Round 2

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here If you are looking for interesting scenarios in the second round of the Class AAA state high school playoffs, you probably should start with Region 7 No. 4-seed East Hall (7-4, 3-3) against Region 5 No. 3-seed Westminster (6-5, 5-2) at Westmins... More

Dacula tournament honors the late Craig Sager

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here This weekend opens a two-week stretch of what could rightfully be called tournaments with heart. And style. Don’t forget the style. This weekend is the inaugural Craig Sager Memorial Tournament at Dacula High School. Next weekend, Holy Innoce... More

Hunter picked for GACA Hall of Fame; Shaver out at Thomas County Central

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Former Brookwood head football coach Dave Hunter is among four selections for the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Hunter, also a longtime athletics director at Brookwood and co-founder of the Corky Kell Classic, will be ... More

Quarterfinal previews: No. 1 Rome aims to get focused

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Yes, Rome coach John Reid would like nothing more than to see his team get back in the state championship game. But — he has reminded everyone associated with the program – that can’t happen this week. “Our goal right now is to get ... More

McEachern tops preseason basketball rankings for boys and girls

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here In boys hoops, McEachern owns the top spot in Class AAAAAAA and solidified its hold on No. 1 with a 71-59 win over Wheeler to start the season. Norcross and Meadowcreek earned quality wins on Saturday to start their seasons off strong, including ... More

Daily Trivia: Stadium that has hosted the second-most playoff games since 2000

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here (AJC) The Georgia Dome has been the site of 126 state-playoff games since 2000, easily the most of any venue. It has been replaced for the GHSA finals by Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Which field ranks second for the most playoffs games played ... More

An eye-opening opener for Meadowcreek

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Basketball season is long enough that it’s hard to look at any one game as a statement game, but Meadowcreek garnered some attention by thumping defending state champion Tift County 70-46 in the Elite 8 Tip-Off Classic at McEachern Saturday. ... More

Home teams dominate to set up a star-studded Sweet 16

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here View CaptionHide Caption The top seeds went 8-0 and home teams won 14 of the 16 first round games to open Class AAAA’s playoffs. The results will be a star-studded lineup of Sweet 16 of matchups this upcoming Friday, but before we get into ... More