High School Golf

Vikings qualify for state tournament

Northgate’s boys joined golfers from East Coweta and Newnan among qualifiers for Monday’s GHSA State Championships following efforts in sectional play.

Vikings Maddux Lytle, Nathan Garner, Daniel Salvatore and T.J. Womack each qualified individually for the Class AAAAA Boys Tournament at Pine Lakes Golf Course on Jekyll Island. 

Lytle and Garner, both juniors, fired respective rounds of 82 and 83. Salvatore added an 84 while Womack shot a 94. 

Newnan’s boys, East Coweta’s girls and Northgate’s girls all advanced to respective state tournaments at region events.

The Lady Vikings’ lineup, made up of juniors Haley Grant and Ashton Compton, sophomore Kelly Henderson and freshman Jessica Hock, will also play in Jekyll Island on Monday at Indian Mounds Golf Course. 

Lady Indians senior Ji Eun Baik leads East Coweta’s girls into the Class AAAAAA tournament at Sunset Country Club in Moultrie. Baik, who is headed to Mississippi State, is coming off two consecutive top-five finishes individually. 

She finished in a four-way tie for third place at the 2012 Class AAAAA tournament. 

This spring, Baik earned low-medalist honors in Region 3-AAAAAA with a 70 to lead the champion Lady Indians. Also qualifying individually was Newnan’s Kristyna Jirikova. 

Newnan’s boys advanced to the Class AAAAAA state tournament at Spring Hill Country Club in Tifton after also winning a 3-AAAAAA championship. The Cougars were led by low medalist Jordan Henry.

East Coweta senior Ryan Tobin also qualified individually for the state tournament with a 77 at the region event. 

 




More Sports

High School Soccer

Wild night ends in pair of tough losses for Northgate

Northgate soccer lineups came up empty in a Region 4-AAAAA showdown at Starr’s Mill, while teams from The Heritage School earned victo ... Read More


High School Baseball

Indians hang on, defeat South Cobb

East Coweta capped off a Region 3-AAAAAA sweep of South Cobb with a 5-3 win over the Eagles on Friday in Austell, building a five-run lead a ... Read More


Newnan lacrosse teams sweep Campbell

?Newnan swept an Area 1-AAAAAA lacrosse double-header at home on Friday with respective 13-1 and 8-4 boys and girls victories over Campbell ... Read More


High School Tennis

Lady Lions breeze to win over Bethlehem; Northgate sweeps

On a windy spring afternoon, Trinity Christian’s girls tennis team breezed through a Region 1-AAA victory on Friday at the Peachtree C ... Read More


High School Baseball

Teams prepare for stretch runs

Local high school baseball teams have nearly reached the halfway point of the season, and one thing is certain, East Coweta, Newnan and Nort ... Read More

Cougars crush Hughes 23-0

It took the Newnan Cougars just one inning to take control of Tuesday's baseball game on the road against Region 3-AAAAAA foe Langston Hughe ... Read More