OAKWOOD - Hoping to improve their abilities and leave lasting marks on their respective coaches, more than 400 football players representing 23 teams took the fields at West Hall High on Thursday in the annual High School Player Development camp.
June 17, 2008|
BY COREY WILSON
Times Regional Staff
North Hall and Flowery Branch high schools were ackowledged for their success in sports this school year by finishing in the top 10 for Class AAA of the 2007-08 Georgia Athletic Directors Associaton's Dodge Directors Cup.
Robby Hefflinger hopes he gets drafted in the MLB amateur draft that starts today. The recent Gainesville High grad would love to have his name linked to the likes of Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Micah Owings, Braves minor league outfielder Jon Mark Owings, and Victor Menocal, who all got drafted following their senior season with the Red Elephants.
Kasay Holbrook made an impact on everyone she came into contact with during the past four years at Dawson County High, but Class AA's two-time state runner-up probably made the biggest mark on her golf coach, Shari Chastain.
As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.
Gainesville High senior Spencer Ralston earned second place, behind a strong third-round 67, at the Georgia Junior Championship on Wednesday in Augusta. Ralston, the Class AAAAA Golfer of the Year, finished the 54-hole, three-day outing with a total score of 8-under (208).