The Unity Middle School Lady Lions came up just short in the GICAA State Championship, and lost to Holy Ground 44-34 in the championship game.
The visiting North Atlanta Flight couldn’t relax for a second in possession on Friday night, because if they did, there was a good chance Unity Christian’s Lindsey Glass was right there to grab one of her nine steals on the evening.
Unity Christian struggled for most of Friday night against the North Atlanta Flight and eventually lost 73-24 at home.
Unity Christian’s boys scored 21 points in the opening quarter of Friday night’s game, but a stifling press from Harvester Christian and cold shooting through the final three quarters haunted the Lions as the Hawks took the win, 56-48.
Harvester Christian’s girls squad dominated the inside paint on Friday night at Unity, grabbing an early lead and fending off a late Lions’ run to win the contest 49-36.
Unity Christian girls 49, Community Christian 24
Community Christian boys 45, Unity Christian 41
Up until three years ago, Coosa junior Perry Shumate didn’t have any idea how to play volleyball.
A summer of hard work paid off for Darlington junior Stephanie Ward, as the stand-out distance runner and athlete won several races and capped the season with a runner-up finish at the Class AA state cross country meet.
Darlington’s Spencer Fields put together one of the strongest cross country campaigns in recent memory, winning several races and capping the season by routing the field to win the Class AA state title.