The football post season picture is still up in the air for all of local teams with two games left in the regular season.
The Rockdale boys and girls cross country squads had a pair of top-10 finishes to take the runner-up spots in the Region 2-AAAAAA cross country championship meet at Lakeside on Saturday.
The Eagles jumped on Hampton early and never looked back as Eastside kept their hopes of a subregion championship alive with a 47-14 win at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.
Newton’s playoff picture could become a little bit more focused with a win over Lovejoy, who have been Region 2-AAAAAA champions for the past two years, as the two clash in 2:30 p.m. game on Saturday at Homer Sharp Stadium.
Eastside’s football team cannot afford to take Hampton lightly after last week’s loss to Henry County. The Eagles will try to get back on track to win the subregion 4A-AAAA championship as they face the winless Hornets at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.
Alcovy’s football team needs to hope a lot of things turn around for them if they hope to get their first Region 2-AAAAAA win against Tucker as they come off a bye as they travel to Adams Stadium on Friday.
Even though the Rockdale girls cross country team came in second place, their 38 points was more than enough to allow Rockdale to take home the NewRock trophy for the first time since 1996 after the meet on Thursday at Sims Elementary.
Lanier showed no mercy on Heritage’s homecoming night as they crushed the Patriots 49-20 at Evans Memorial Stadium on Friday.
The Lady Tigers were able to take advantage of Lee County errors to give Alcovy the 3-2 win in the second game of the Class AAAAAA playoff game on Wednesday.
Eastside’s football team are going to have to make sure they keep their focus and do play the way they know they can as they head to Henry County to play the Warhawks at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
A two-out hit in the bottom of the seventh inning by Alcovy’s Tyra Hollingsworth plated Jordyn White to give the Lady Tigers a 2-1 win in the first game of a doubleheader in the Class AAAAAA softball playoffs on Wednesday.
The Lady Rams softball team are facing a lot of first as they host Region 1-AAAAAA No. 3 seed Tift County in the opening round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs at on Wednesday.
Piedmont Academy pulled out win in the last minute on the road to come from behind to beat Georgia Christian 17-14 on Friday.
A late interception return for a touchdown by Eastside’s Ladrakigus Lott kept Locust Grove from making a comeback giving the Eagles 38-29 win on Friday.
Despite costly penalties on both sides of the ball, Newton was able to overcome their shortcomings to beat Alcovy 33-7 in a Region 2-AAAAAA game at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.
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