High School Volleyball

Northgate 4th at Area 4-AAAAA tournament

FAYETTEVILLE - Northgate's volleyball team is headed back to the GHSA State Tournament again following a fourth-place finish at Saturday's Area 4-AAAAA tournament at Whitewater.

The Lady Vikings have made it to the state tournament seven of the last eight years.

Northgate dropped both of its tournament games to Whitewater, the first coming late Thursday night to put the Lady Vikings in the loser's bracket.

The Lady Vikings bounced back to beat Mt. Zion (25-15, 25-8) and Union Grove (25-18, 25-18) on Saturday before falling to the Lady Wildcats (25-19, 25-19).

Randee Harvel fini shed Saturday 's th ree ma tches wit h 18 k i l l s . Michella Crooks finished the game with seven blocks. Julie Whiddon led the way with 28 assists.

Erin Valentine finished with 25 digs.

Northgate will open on the road at either Lithia Springs or Allatoona to open the firstround of the Class AAAAA tournament.

'I told the girls I am proud of them for the way that fought,' Northgate head coach Matt Trucks said.



More Sports

High School Golf

Newnan golf lineups sweep region titles

A streak of region golf championships continued for Newnan’s program while another one may have taken root on Tuesday. Either way, bot ... Read More


High School Tennis

Northgate teams end successful year

The end of the high school tennis season may not have produced a celebration for Northgate girls and boys lineups. But it sure gave the prog ... Read More


High School Tennis

Lady Cougars advance to Sweet 16

Newnan’s girls tennis team picked up a key doubles victory from senior Emily Ferguson and partner Ansley Knight that allowed the Lady ... Read More


High School Baseball

Trinity drops tough 8-6 loss in region play

There have been years where at Trinity Christian baseball team could have looked at an 8-6 loss in region play as a moral victory. Not in 20 ... Read More


High School Soccer

EC, Northgate lineups drop non-region contests

It’s been a busy week already for East Coweta soccer teams. After falling to Parkview on Monday night, both the boys and the girls tea ... Read More

Vikings host Indians tonight

This year’s Coweta Cup in high school lacrosse begins tonight following a weather-delayed opener. East Coweta’s boys travel to N ... Read More