News & Notes from across GAC Athletics (April 28-May 9).
The Spartans are moving onto the quarter-finals after a convincing 12-2 victory over Long County in Game 3 of the series.
Senior Collin Helms (2-4, 2 2B, RBI)
Senior Aaron Hobson (2-4, 2B, RBI)
Senior Noah Deas (3-4, 2B, 3 RBI)
Senior Tyler Holsworth had the game clinching hit for the Spartans.
The Spartans (27-6) will travel on the road to face Pike County (30-4) in the quarter-finals on Tuesday, May 10th. First pitch for game one is scheduled for 4:00 PM. Game two will begin close to 6:00 PM.
Varsity Girls and Boys Tennis:
- Both the Varsity Girls and Boys Tennis teams reached the Final Four this season. The Varsity Girls team, led by head coach Ken Townsend traveled to Oconee County to compete for a chance to reach the state championship. The girls team unfortunately came up short, but had a great season nonetheless.
The Varsity Boys team, led by head coach Brett Harte, competed against Brantley County in the Final Four. The Spartans fought hard, but came up just short on the road.
Congratulations to both tennis teams on having wonderful seasons this Spring!
Track and Field:
Region Track Results:
Track Results from Sectionals:
GAC hosted the 3A Sectional Meet over the weekend, and several Spartans had amazing performances. Listed below are some standouts from the Varsity Girls track team:
Listed below are some standout Performances from the Varsity Boys Track team:
The 3A State Track and Field Championships take place at Grisham Stadium in Carrollton, Georgia from May 12-14. Stay tuned for more information on both track and field teams.
Several alumni from GAC's Football program found new homes in the NFL. Chris Hinton (GAC Class of 2019) signed with the New York Giants, Devin Chochran (Class of 2016) signed with the Cincinnati Bengals, and Kyler McMichael (Class of 2018) signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.