Newton’s tennis team won big and lost big sweeping Alcovy 5-0 in the boys and girls matches on Tuesday before getting swept 5-0 in both matches by Lakeside on Thursday.
Alcovy’s Daniel Mejia and Jackson’s Ricardo Fresta had good performances scoring four goals but the rest of the Red Devils were able to add more goals than Alcovy in the 7-5 win while the Lady Tigers shutout Jackson’s girls 5-0 with freshman Baylea Payne getting four goals on Wednesday.
Eastside head coach is stepping down after 10 years at the helm to take the top spot at Pepperell in Lindale. Pepperell is in the AAA classification.
Eastside’s girls soccer team kept the Lady Warriors from establishing any type of offense as they controlled the pace of play in their 4-1 win while the Eagles were unable to do the same losing on the final penalty kick on Tuesday.
A win by Jeremiah Hollman and six second-place finishes helped give the Newton boys track team to win the Need For Speed VI track meet at Parkview on Friday.
Newton’s tennis team continued their winning ways with a sweep of Tucker in a Region 2-AAAAAA match.
Alcovy’s Nate Purcell shutdown Meadowcreek with 12 strikeouts while taking advantage of the Mustangs nine errors in their 11-4 win on Friday.
Singleton sets record for most career wins
Eastside’s soccer team started the Region 4-AAAA play with a sweep over Mt. Zion in a convincing manner as the Lady Eagles shutout the Lady Bulldogs 10-0 while the boys won their game 4-1 on Wednesday.
Newton’s girls shutout four of their Lady Wolfpack opponents on their way to a 5-0 win while the boys were in five close matches but ended up on top three times to get the 3-2 win to improve their record to at 2-0 on Monday.
Eastside’s Region 4-AAAA Defensive Player of the Year Arthur Holmes will have a few more years on the gridiron after signing with Reinhardt University.
The Alcovy girls almost had a mercy-rule win blanking the Lady Wildcats 9-0 while the Alcovy boys had an own goal in their 7-1 win in a Region 2-AAAAAA match on Friday.
Alcovy’s bats made some noise but Eastside pitcher Charlie Greenich kept the Tigers from putting any runs on the board in their 8-0 win on Monday.
Eastside pitcher Brantley Proffitt gave up a few hits but he was able to keep the Tigers from getting back-to-back hits as he led the Eagles to a 12-3 win on Friday.
Newton’s boys basketball team surprised Wheeler by giving them all they could handle in the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals but in the end the Rams could were unable to keep up with the overpowering Wildcats in their 72-54 loss on Thursday.
Eastside’s tennis team not only had to battle brutal conditions on Thursday, they also had to battle a tough Newton team as they were swept in both matches.