FLOWERY BRANCH - Jessie Brookshire wasn't going to let his golden opportunity pass him by. The Flowery Branch sophomore put up two hits and drove in a run in his first appearance in a varsity game en route to his team's 5-4 win against Johnson on Wednesday in Flowery Branch.
The Riverside Military Academy tennis team's first season back in the Georgia High School Association ended Tuesday in Gainesville with a 3-0 loss to Greater Atlanta Christian in second round of the Class AA state playoffs.
Three area golf teams are ranked in the Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association Boys AAA Poll released Tuesday. North Hall leads all Class AAA teams, receiving five first-place votes to earn the top ranking. Only second-ranked Columbus had a first-place vote. Lumpkin County comes in at fourth, while Gainesville follows three spots back at seventh.
There comes a time during every athletic season when a team is faced with an inevitable dilemma: With no chance at making the playoffs, do they just tank the rest of the season or play it out and see what the future holds?