Sonoraville girls Elimin
Gordon Central's Jonathan Nesbitt hit a free throw with 0.9 seconds left, and a half-court heave at the buzzer from Sonoraville came up short as the Warriors pulled out a thrilling 54-53 win over their Gordon County rival on Friday night.
Sonoraville is one win away from claiming the Class AAA State Wrestling Duals title after grabbing two wins on Friday in Macon.
In front of a packed house at the Calhoun gym, rivals Calhoun and Sonoraville put on a absolute classic to keep every person in the building on the edge of their seat.
Calhoun boys 69, Sonoraville 43
Rockmart grabbed a close win over Calhoun, 37-28, while Pepperell dropped a close contest to Sonoraville, 41-36, in the opening round of the Class AAA State Wrestling Duals Tournament in Macon on Thursday.
Ringgold boys 46, Sonoraville 43
Ringgold girls 60, Sonoraville 53
For the third straight year, the Sonoraville wrestling team can call themselves Area Duals champions.
Whether it’s spiking a ball over the net on the volleyball court or sending an opposing player’s shot back where it came from with a block on the basketball court, Sonoraville’s Haley Ponder is sure to be going at it all-out or 100 percent.
The Sonoraville Phoenix played some stingy defense, especially in the first quarter on Friday against Gordon Lee as they earned their second straight win and third in their last four games.
Sonoraville girls 60, Gordon Lee 52