It was a rough road trip in baseball playoff series for Eastside and Newton as they were both eliminated for their hope of a state championship.
The Eastside boys soccer team may not have controlled the tempo of the game in the first half but they controlled the scoreboard beating No. 1 seed Wayne COunty 4-1 in the first round of Class AAAAAA playoffs on Thursday.
Four years of hard work and perseverance has paid off for Eastside’s Breanna Thornton earning a track and field scholarship to Georgia Southern University.
With NFL teams leery of drafting LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins amid a murder investigation in Louisiana, Collins reportedly has petitioned the NFL to be removed from draft consideration and allowed to enter the supplemental draft in the summer.
Heritage’s boys soccer team showed that they can handle the pressure of being in the playoffs as they were pushed to penalty kicks before beating Sequoyah 3-2 in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs at Evans Memorial Stadium on Wednesday.
The Alcovy girls soccer team’s lack of speed in their backfield allowed the Lady Trojans to gain the advantage as Lee County eliminated the Lady Tigers 4-2 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs at Homer Sharp Stadium on Tuesday.
The region track meets saw runners take the top spot 26 times as 64 athletes advance to their sectional meets on Saturday.
The Eastside Eagles showed what they were made of after fending off a determined Spalding baseball team to get the sweep in their Region 4-AAAA playoff games of Thursday.
A spot in the Class AAAA playoffs was on the line when Eastside Eagles soccer team started their game against Jonesboro before the game was suspended due to poor field conditions on Friday forcing the game to be rescheduled for Wednesday at Homer Sharp Stadium.
Rockdale did not play like they were coming off a six-game skid as they dominated Newton from the start to take the first of the three-game series with a 7-1 win on Tuesday.
Alcovy’s Kaitlyn Doering was led the Lady Tigers to their third straight Region 2-AAAAAA title shooting a 111 as the Rockdale boys finished with a six-stroke lead over Lakeside to win their first region championship in the region tournament at The Oaks Course on Wednesday.
Newton’s track team dominated the Region 2-AAAAAA track meet sending 15 participants to the Class AAAAAA Sectional after the first day region meet at Twelve Oaks Stadium on Monday.
The Eastside bats may not have been active but they got the hits when they needed them to beat Hart County 5-0 on six hits on Monday.
The Eastside boys soccer team still has some unfinished business against Jonesboro while the girls ended the season in spectacular fashion beating the Lady Cardinals 9-1 at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.
Piedmont Academy’s Zach Beggs, a two-time all-state baseball player heading into his senior season, recently signed a scholarship to continue his baseball career following at Young Harris College.