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Juniors play well at AJGA tournaments 

Six Gainesville golfers earned honors in recent Atlanta Junior Golf Association Events played at three Metro Area courses.

Jackson Berry had two top-two finishes, shooting an 80 to win at Marietta Country Club on July 7 and an 83 to finish second at Barnsley Gardens in Cartersville. Andy Bracewell finished third at Marietta Country Club with an 86.

Drew Lasseter and Noah Evans tied for second with a 46 in the Nine-Hole Club Boys 12 & Under at Double Oaks Golf Course in Commerce on Wednesday.

Grant Lassester won the 18-Hole Boys 12 & Under with an 86. C.J. Evans carded a 75 to win 18-Hole Club Boys 15-18.

Brenau hopeful that recruits lead to success

The Brenau University fall sports teams hope to have successful seasons after strong recruiting this year.
Soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross country and swimming have complete fall schedules in the Southern States Athletic Association.

Rosters have also been created, with 22 players on the soccer team, six freshman added to the volleyball team and four freshman and two transfers on the SSAC defending champion basketball team.

The swimming team will also be holding a clinic and swim camp for 20 Brazilian swimmers from Hebraica and Pinheiros clubs July 22-Aug. 1.

A's rout Conyers 

The Gainesville A’s American Legion baseball team defeated Post 77 of Conyers 13-3 in seven innings Wednesday night at Ivey-Watson Field.

The A’s (19-11, 9-3 Area) scored 10 unanswered runs in the first four innings.

Charlie Newman was 2-for-2 with a three-run home run and three runs. Zach Bennett was 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI. Patrick Henry homered and batted in two runs.  Josh Wright picked up the win for Gainesville without earning any runs.

The A’s play host to Canton at 7 p.m. Friday.

HCS-TV to feature Georgia Games' participants 

The Georgia Games are featured this week on Hall County Sports Television, with coverage of the rowing events held at the Olympic Venue. HCS-TV host R. Gerry Glenn talks with Lake Lanier Rowing Club team captain Bob Spengler and Georgia Games regatta director Matthew Augeri.

Also featured this week is new Riverside Military Academy Athletic Director Scot Sloan and football summer workouts with local head coaches Paul Friel of Johnson and Mike Newton of West Hall.

HCS-TV airs at 9 tonight and 10 a.m. Saturday on Charter channel 23.

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