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This week: GHSA to meet in Macon today
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The Georgia High School Association will meet today in Macon for its March state executive committee meeting.

Among the items up for discussion are proposals to delay the implementation of separate championships for public and private Class A schools, a single-site championship for baseball and soccer, changing the football practice calendar to manage heat and humidity and a potential discussion of removing helmets and pads during summer football camps.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at the Macon City Center.

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: The Gainesville and Habersham Central boys golf teams will take part in the two-round Georgia-South Carolina Cup on Friday and Saturday at The Orchard Golf Club in Clarkesville.

Six other schools from around the state will represent Team Georgia in the competition. They are: Academy of Richmond County, Johns Creek, Marist, Milton, St. Pius X and Westminster. Eight schools will also represent South Carolina.

The event will be a 36-hole, play five/count four stroke play event.

Golfers are scheduled to tee off at 3 p.m. Friday.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: North Hall, which has recovered for five consecutive wins after a slow start, will travel to face White County in Cleveland on Wednesday.

Gainesville, which is yet to lose a game, plays at West Hall today and Oconee County Wednesday before returning home to host Franklin County on Friday.

Flowery Branch also plays three games this week: at Clarke Central today, at home against Clarke Central Wednesday and at Loganville Friday.

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Both Thursday and Friday will sport intriguing matchups in the area as the Gainesville boys host Chestatee (both are undefeated in Region 8-AAA), and the Flowery Branch girls face Heritage-Conyers, ranked No. 6 and 7 in Class AAAA, respectively.

Winners of each game could have the edge in the race for a region championship.

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: The Riverside Military boys tennis team, ranked No. 3 in the state, will host Woody Gap on Tuesday and Lakeview Academy on Thursday.

The West Hall boys, No. 5 in Class AAA, will play at Class AA No. 6 Buford today.

The Johnson girls face Gainesville on Tuesday. Those teams are ranked No. 7 and 8 in Class AAA, respectively.

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: The North Hall girls and boys track teams, which finished third and fifth at the Oconee/Barberitos track meet on Saturday in Watkinsville, will compete at White County on Tuesday. North Hall will also host Johnson and East Hall in a tri-meet on Thursday.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: The men’s NCAA tournament will play its Sweet 16 and Elite Eight rounds on Thursday-Sunday. The women will play their Sweet 16 round on Saturday and Sunday.

 

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