The athletes and coaches at GAC continue to excel both on and off the field. Over the past week, several accolades have been awarded to members of the GAC Athletic community, along with a multitude of victories on the field.
The Varsity Baseball team played twice over Spring Break and garnered two straight wins
Senior Sawyer Crum pitched four-innings and struck-out five batters with no earned runs. Sophomore Conrad Cason went (2-for-4), senior Noah Deas (3-for-3, double, RBI), senior Collin Helms (2-for-4, home run, two RBIs), and junior Aaron Hobson (2-for-4, double) led the Spartans’ offense.
Junior Camden Helms delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the 12th inning and he finished (2-for-6 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs). Junior Bailey Teague went (2-for-6), senior Rhett Wells (2-for-6, home run, RBI) and sophomore Conrad Cason went (2-for-5). Senior Graham Stogner pitched five innings and struck out five batters.
For his efforts during over the break, Camden Helms has been nominated as a candidate for the Gwinnett Daily Posts' Spring Athlete of the Week. You can vote for Camden here.
The post-season has arrived for both the Varsity Boys and Girls soccer teams. Come support the Spartans in the first round of the playoffs at the GAC Soccer Complex on both Tuesday and Wednesday.
April 12: The Varsity Girls Soccer team will face White County at 5:30 PM
April 13: The Varsity Boys Soccer team will face Cherokee Bluff High School at 5:30 PM
Emily Krug, the Head Coach of the Varsity Swim Team, helped lead both the boys and the girls swim teams to second place finishes in AAA-A at state earlier this semester. Coach Krug received another honor this past week as she was named as the Gwinnett Daily Posts' Girls Coach of the Year. Congratulations to Coach Krug!
Two swimmers on the girls team received accolades and they are listed below:
- Ainsley Bennett (Junior): Sixth at state in 200 freestyle, fourth at state in 500 freestyle
- Abigail Heizer (Freshman): Second at state in 50 freestyle, third at state in 100 freestyle
Senior Trey Carter also was named to the First Team for the boys. He was a state champion in the 200 freestyle and he placed third at state in the 100 freestyle.
The beauty and pageantry of "The Masters" captivates audiences across the globe every Spring. This years' tournament started off with a hole-in-one by a former GAC parent Stewart Cink on April 8th.
Stewart Cink was accompanied by his son Reagan Cink (GAC Class of 2015) who served as his caddie. The hole-in-one was an excellent gift as it also was Reagan's birthday.
Former GAC quarterback, Davis Mills (Class of 2017), finished last season as the starting quarterback for the Houston Texans. It is currently the off-season in the NFL, but that has not prevented Davis and his teammates from preparing for the Fall. Over Spring Break, members of the Texans came to GAC to workout at Spartan Stadium.