Alonzo Allen did it again.
With just over two minutes to play in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Class AAAA first-round game against Marist, it looked like the Eastside girls were setting themselves up for a comeback victory. But after a 3-pointer from Deshantra Kelly with 2:17 to go, the Eagles didn’t score again in a 56-51 defeat.
Eastside’s seniors finally felt the sting of defeat to cross-town rival Eastside as the Tigers downed the Eagles 10-3 on Friday.
The Heritage soccer teams were swept by a pair of top-3 squads from Fayette County as McIntosh won 3-2 in double overtime in the girls game and had a dominant second half in a 6-0 victory in the boys nightcap.
Shay Tarver scored 17 points in her first full-time action since suffering an injury three days ago and the Salem girls basketball team defeated Mays 62-46 in the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.
Through one quarter of play Friday in Covington, the North Cobb girls basketball team didn’t look much like a team that had hopes of returning to the state semifinals. But with outside shooting like it had over the final three quarters, the Warriors appear to be more than capable of getting back to the final four.
So far this season, North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige has on a number of occasions been a much better player in the second half than in the first. It happened again Thursday.
Patrick Heckmann’s lay up with 46 seconds to play in overtime gave Boston College the lead for good in a stunning, 62-59 road victory over Associated Press No. 1 and previously-unbeaten Syracuse.
It’s state playoff time for nine county basketball teams as opening round games will be played in three classifications tonight and Saturday.
The Rockdale Riptides swim team will once again be well-represented at the Georgia 14-Under Short Course Championships this weekend in Atlanta.
The Salem boys never trailed and overwhelmed Gainesville 67-50 in the third-place game of the Region 8-AAAAA Tournament Wednesday at Loganville High School.
Salem boys have no trouble with Gainesville in 3rd place game
It was quite an anniversary for the Clarke Central girls basketball team Wednesday.
The Heritage girls soccer team got its season off to a fine start Tuesday.
Architects with the new Atlanta Falcons stadium released more images of what the new facility will look like.
It was a rough Tuesday night for two local college basketball teams as both Georgia Tech and Georgia fell to conference rivals.
- Levi ready for challenge to bring Alcovy basketball back to the top
- Family takes precedence over coaching for Bates
- 35 players on Citizen's all-area baseball team
- Rockdale's Sweat helps TGBA remain unbeaten
- Inductions still special to Ron Bradley
- Providence Christian School changing associations for second straight year
- Holtzclaw headed to South Gwinnett
- South fills girls hoops post
- Piedmont's Bailey named all-region
- Rockdale dominates all-area tennis team
- Johnson goes to backup after crash
- Braves' winning streak grows to season-high 11
- A-Rod suspended through 2014 season; 12 others for 50 games
- Ten in a row for Braves
- Braves run win streak to nine games with extra-inning victory
- Braves bats show up just in time
- Gruesome injury ends Braves pitcher Hudson's season
- Falcons look to rebuild offensive line
- Braves lose to White Sox 10-6
- McCann to replace injured Freeman at All-Star Game
- Tech, UGA fall Tuesday in men's hoops
- Tech defense big concern
- Bulldogs' walk-on injures ACL while serving in military
- Georgia kicker arrested for BUI
- Tigers draft Farmer in fifth round
- Piedmont's Bailey named all-region
- Farmer set for MLB draft
- Farmer, Tech fall in deciding game of regional
- Neal named scholar athlete
- Oxford's Feldman stepping away to join company