Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Pope baseball team advanced to the quarterfinals; the Pope and Lassiter girls soccer teams and Pope boys lacrosse teams were eliminated.
East Cobb is guaranteed a spot in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAAA girls lacrosse championships. Walton and Lassiter easily won their quarterfinal matches on Friday, setting up an East Cobb showdown Tuesday in the semifinals at Walton. Walton routed Alpharetta 12-2 as Erin McBride scored five goals. Lassiter's Johnna Fusco scored three times and have five assists as the Lady Trojans throttled Centennial 18-2. More from The Marietta Daily Journal. Also advancing in state playoff action on Friday was the Pope baseball team, which defeated Winder-Barrow 6-5 in the second round of the Class 5A tournament. As the MDJ reported, the Greyhounds rallied in the eighth inning for the walkoff win in the rubber match, and will play …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
But the Trojans have to hit the road in the first round on Wednesday.
Even though lacrosse has only two classifications, Cobb teams can be found everywhere in the Georgia High School Association tournaments that begin Tuesday on campus sites. A total of 17 teams from Cobb schools -- eight girls and nine boys -- have qualified. One of those teams, the Lassiter High School boys, are ranked No. 1, in the Class 6A poll. But because the Trojans are the No. 3 seed in Area 2, they have to play on the road. On Wednesday, they travel to North Gwinnett in a match that starts at 7 p.m. Another note associated with Lassiter's No. 1 ranking: this is third Trojans team to have earned such a designation during this school year as state play got underway. Their predecessors couldn't take advantage, however, as both the …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
This year's high school lacrosse extravaganza and benefit includes Pope, Lassiter and Walton.
Tuesday, February 19
Press release from the Andrew Oswalt Memorial Fund, organizers of the AJO4LAX Fest: In what has become metro Atlanta’s most highly anticipated spring lacrosse event, eight top-ranked area high school varsity teams will play in the AJO4LAX Fest on March 23 at Pope High School. Gates open at 10 AM and the face-off for the first game of this four-game, GHSA-sanctioned lacrosse marathon is 11 AM. All games will be played on the turf field at Pope HS football stadium, and one ticket is good for admission to all four games: The AJO4Lax Fest honors the memory of Andrew Oswald, a star Pope High School attack man who tragically died as a result of a single-car accident in Marietta, GA in 2005. Proceeds from the event support the Andrew J. Oswald …
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Kell's girls lacrosse team is knocked out of the playoffs.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
What could have been a dream soccer season for Lassiter’s boys came to a nightmarish end Friday night with a 4-2 loss at Brookwood in the Georgia High School Association AAAAA playoffs. The Broncos scored twice in the final seven minutes to break a tie forged with 10:15 left when junior Will Robinson scored for the Trojans, The Gwinnett Daily Post reported. Lassiter (17-3-1) led 1-0 at halftime on a goal by junior Shaban Abousaud, but Brookwood tied it early in the second half on a penalty kick and took the lead with 17:41 to play on a bad-bounce goal, the Daily Post said. The quarterfinal loss ends a season that started with Lassiter ranked No. 1 in the nation by ESPN. The Trojans were ranked seventh this week, while Brookwood was 21st. …