Shortly after his team lost by one stroke to North Hall in the Region 7-AAA championship, Lumpkin County golf coach Jeff Fleming called the Trojans the class of the state. On Monday, they get to prove it.
OAKWOOD - West Hall boys soccer coach Wolfgang Jager broke out in an immediate smile when asked about the 2-0 win against Eagles Landing in the Class AAA state quarterfinals Saturday in Oakwood. His response with his thick German accent said it all.
FLOWERY BRANCH -The Flowery Branch high baseball team helped clarify the Region 7-AAA playoff picture with a 6-2 win against West Forsyth on Thursday at the Hog Mountain Sports Complex in Flowery Branch.
Today's regular season finale for Lakeview Academy (22-1, 15-0) is simply a formality with the Region 8-A and home field advantage to open the Class A state playoffs already locked up. The only motivating factor for the Lions today against Hebron Christian (19-3, 12-3) is to round out the regular season with an undefeated region mark heading into next Friday's opening round of the postseason.
CARROLLTON - The Carrollton High School boys soccer team made its recent struggles in the second round look like ancient history in Wednesday's 3-0 second-round Class AAA playoff win against visiting Gainesville.
April 30, 2009|
By Clark Leonard
For The Times
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.