MS Basketball: Heritage School teams earn MAC Championships

From STAFF REPORTS
sports@newnan.com
The Heritage Middle School basketball teams each capped off undefeated seasons by winning last weekend’s MACAC postseason tournament.
The Hawks defeated Loganville Christian 44-33 while finishing 16-0 and extending the program’s impressive three-year unbeaten streak to a whopping 51 games without a loss.
The Lady Hawks defeated Creekside Christian to claim a trophy of their own.
Jay Macke’s 11 points led the way for Heritage School's boys, which outscored Loganville 11-4 in the second quarter to push a 10-point halftime advantage en route to the three-peat of MAC titles.
Caleb Perry and Hamp Smith added nine and eight points, respectively, in the championship game while guard Chase Evans finished with six. Kirby Arnall (4), Ryan Blackstone (4) and Ben Matistic (2) all contributed to the scoring.
The Hawks throttled Creekside 53-18 in the tournament semifinals behind Evans’ 18 points and 10 from Perry. Hamp Smith and Hays Burns each had three points among eight players that scored.
The Lady Hawks equally dominated in the semifinals in a 37-12 win over Loganville Christian behind Michaela Cushing’s 20 points. Jazzmine Gainwell had eight and Hembree Monk added five rebounds while combining with Kate Jones to help lead the defensive effort.

More Sports

Youth Lacrosse

Passing the torch: Local helping build Copperheads program

In many ways, Rachel Skinner carried a torch among the first girls high school lacrosse players in Coweta County much the same way the forme ... Read More


High School Football

Cougars win on late interception return by Williams

CARROLLTON – Friday night’s football game between Newnan and Carrollton was an old-fashioned shootout. In the end, Newnan relied ... Read More


High School Softball

Liebe RBI single lifts EC over Heard County

If East Coweta’s softball program hadn’t already been thrilled by the return of third-baseman Lauren Liebe to the lineup this we ... Read More


High School Football

Turnovers factor into Lions’ 34-6 loss at Flint River

WOODBURY — Turnovers again were Trinity Christian’s worst enemy as Flint River’s running game and three interceptions by t ... Read More


John Milledge too much for Hawks

The Heritage Hawks have had a rough start to their 2014-2015 season. After losing a heartbreaker against Flint River last week, they were ho ... Read More

High School Football

Crusaders turn out Lighthouse 62-6

Central Christian had turned out the lights on Light- house Homeschool by the sec- ond quarter of Friday’s 62-6 victory between the st ... Read More