Alcovy’s softball team left no doubt who was the dominant team in Region 2-AAAAAA winning both of their tournament games by run-rule to win the region championship on their home field on Saturday.
The Eastside boys came in third overall in the Spalding Jag Invitational with the help of top-10 finishes by Patrick Dogherty and Joshua Mcgee at Spalding High School on Saturday.
YACS Boys Cross Country team finished second overall in their recent Cross Country Meet at the Dominion Dash. They also had two Varsity boys finish with their personal best times with Seth Nicol placing 1st at 18 minutes flat in the Dominion Dash 5K. Also, Paul Turner finished 4th overall with a 19 minute flat finish.
Big plays was the name of the game as both sides had their share of plays going for more than 20 yards. But at the end it was Tucker who won the battle to start Region 2-AAAAAA play with a 57-21 win at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.
The Rams are coming off a bye week as they got ready to start Region 2-AAAAAA play against Tucker, who was last year’s Class AAAAA runner-up, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.
An eight-run second inning was too much for Lakeside to overcome as the Lady Tiger cruised to an easy 14-2, four-inning win on Tuesday.
Alcovy’s season has not started as they wanted dropping all five games while being outscored 160-19. Despite a less than stellar start, the Tigers have a chance to make it to the Class AAAAAA playoffs if they can get a win over Lakeside 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Adams Stadium to begin Region 2-AAAAAA play.
A 12-run inning leads to a 15-3, four-inning win by Newton’s softball team over Lakeside as the Lady Rams contol their destiny in the Region 2-AAAAAA seeding
The Lady Rams sent 16 players to the plate in the second inning crossing the plate 12 times as Newton put the No. 2 seed in their control with their 17-1, four-inning win over Lakeside on Monday.
Arthur Holmes provides big plays on defense while the Eagles offense has big second half in their 49-21 win over Eagle’s Landing
Eastside’s defensive lineman Arthur Holmes showed that he came to play getting two interceptions, running both back for touchdowns, and sacking the quarterback another three in their 49-21 win over the Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA No. 9 ranked Eagle’s Landing on Friday.
The Lady Tigers solidified their position as the No. 1 seed as they get ready to enter the Region 2-AAAAAA softball tournament with their 7-0 win over Newton on Thursday.
The Trojans are not the underdogs they seem as they face the higher classified Tigers in Barnesville at 7:30 p.m. at Trojan Field on Friday.
The previous four games were nothing more than learning situations for Eastside’s football team as they get ready to begin playing the games that count against Region 4B-AAAA opponent at Eagle’s Landing at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Alcovy’s Kailia Johnson shut down the Lady Bulldogs while the Lady Tigers offense lit up the scoreboard in the 9-0, five inning Region 2-AAAAAA win on Tuesday.
Both Newton County teams had a hard time on the road against Region 1-AAAAAA opponents as both Newton and Alcovy were on the wrong side of the score.
The Eagles found themselves in a battle in the fourth quarter after shutting down Jonesboro for most of the game. But in the end several missed tackles late in the game proved too much for the Eagles to overcome losing to Jonesboro on homecoming night 27-21 in overtime on Friday at Homer Sharp Stadium.