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.
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.