West Hall's Colby Yates (130) and Buford's Scottie Forrester (145) will wrestle in the state finals tonight at the Arena at Gwinnett.
GAINESVILLE - Lakeview Academy's boys basketball team is making plans for something totally revolutionary after Friday's 80-62 first round playoff win against Bremen: A second round playoff game.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Connor Shaw couldn't hold his emotions back any longer. The normally composed Falcons guard couldn't stop smiling after Flowery Branch (25-3) won its first playoff game in school history, 68-59, over Southside on Friday night in Flowery Branch. With only 1:13 remaining in the game, Shaw hit a clutch 3-pointer from the corner to subdue Southside's late rally. It gave the Falcons ...
The Lady Knights began Region 7-AAA play with a 5-1 win against White County on Friday night in Oakwood. Kat Sheridan scored the lone goal for the the Lady Warriors (0-2). Caitlyn Harper was credited with the assist.
Prep basketball, first round playoff action
Due to field conditions at Monroe Area High School, tonight's Chestatee soccer game has been postponed. The War Eagles will travel to Monroe on Wednesday. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
Chestatee vs. Blessed Trinity
Stand on any spot on the court at the Gainesville High gym, facing the front entrance, and look up.
Riverside advances to elite eight
Lakeview Academy's Chelsea Waddell scored in the second half, but it wasn't enough for the Lady Lions (0-1) in a 3-2 double overtime loss to Saint Francis on Wednesday in Gainesville.
Chestatee High's Daniela Sotelo took a throw-in from Kasey Smith and fired the ball into the left hand corner of the goal for its only score in a 4-1 loss to Mill Creek on Tuesday night in Hoschton.
Flowery Branch boys basketball coach Todd Cottrell purposely retreated off to the side as the Falcons (24-3) went to work on Wednesday practicing for Friday's Class AAA state playoff game against Southside (18-9).
Flowery Branch senior Tom Pennington has one last shot.
Prior to 2002, the girls soccer program at North Hall had success, but were never able to compete with some of the more talented teams in the region or the state. All that has changed in just four years.
Now that all of the region tournaments are complete and the champions have been crowned, the 12 surviving area teams are now preparing for their first round games in the state tournament that begins with boys action on Friday night.
The Jefferson baseball team split a doubleheader with Wesleyan in the second round of the Class AA state tournament on Wednesday in Jefferson.
Not even the scouting report could accurately demonstrate how fast a team the Chestatee boys soccer team would encounter in Northwest Whitfield on Wednesday at War Eagle Stadium.
It was a defensive battle, and although West Hall's boys soccer team had a number of chances to score, the Spartans couldn't capitalize in a 2-0 loss to Oconee County in the second round of the Class AAA state tournament on Wednesday in Oakwood.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Flowery Branch girls aren't the first soccer team to discover that no lead is safe in the second round of the state playoffs.
BUFORD - After starting slow offensively against Decatur in the first round, the Buford Lady Wolves made sure Tuesday night that they attacked, and turned opportunities into goals.
The Union County baseball team advanced to the second round of the Class AA state tournament with an 8-1 win against Bowdon in the third game of its first-round series on Tuesday in Blairsville.
Gainesville's second-round playoff series, beginning with a doubleheader against the winner of the Creekview/Lakeside-Dekalb series has been moved to Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Ivey-Watson field in Gainesville.