The first round of the playoffs tonight centered around upsets involving Gwinnett and Cobb County teams. In one of the biggest upsets in the state tonight, Brookwood went to No. 2 Lassiter and handed the Trojans their first loss of the season in overtime. No. 4 seed Mill Creek traveled to north Fulton and upset Alpharetta with a last-second field goal, while Parkview traveled to east Cobb and beat Walton in overtime.
Brookwood doubled up Central Gwinnett, Centennial won its second in a row, Hughes continued its magical run by beating Newnan, Walton edged rival Wheeler, Westminster blew out Wesleyan and Johns Creek got past Lambert in some of the highlights in tonight's gridiron action. See below for these recaps and more.
The action got fast and furious this week on the high school gridiron as No. 1 Grayson and No. 2 Walton fell in the state's largest classification. Also, Marist won a duel with intown rival Lovett while surprising Wheeler improved to 3-0 with a win at Langston Hughes. Check our recaps of these games and more.
The semifinals of the baseball playoffs concluded Tuesday night with Parkview, Brookwood, Greenbrier, Loganville, Columbus, Ringgold, Pierce County, Charlton County and Providence Christian joining Monday’s winner, Appling County, in the finals.
The baseball semifinals series began Monday night, and all 10 matchups played through at least Game 1 on a stormy night in many parts of the state. While some series ended in two-game sweeps, most will be decided tomorrow.