Thursday, January 20, 2011
Another tight matchup for these two bitter rivals
It's never easy when the Kell Longhorns make that 4.2-mile trip to Lassiter High School to face their biggest rivals. But it is usually exciting, and Wednesday's wrestling match did not disappoint. Kell left victorious, beating Lassiter 33-27.
Sunday, January 9, 2011
The Trojans held on for a see-saw win over Walton in the tournament finals.
With a region title within his grasp, Lassiter head coach Steve Day pulled out a motivational tool at the last moment that may have just pushed his team over the edge. As Chris Garcia headed out to the mat with the title on the line his coach stopped him to tell him one last thing. “Right before he stepped on the mat, I told him, ‘If you make it six minutes I’ll letter you,’” Day said. “His eyes got so big, and for two minutes he was like Superman.” The ploy worked as the Trojans held on to beat Walton 35-32 when Garcia managed to avoid getting pinned against the Raiders Dalton Hall in the 160-pound classification. Hall won the bout, but his inability to pin Garcia was the difference in the match. Walton trailed 35-29 and needed a pin to …
Saturday, January 8, 2011
5-AAAAA Region Duals at Lassiter High School
Lassiter High School wins the 5-AAAAA Region Duals on Saturday.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
The Trojans finished in fourth place.
The number at the start of each line is the weight class in pounds, followed by the name of the Lassiter wrestler and where he finished in the MTXE Invitational last weekend. Each weight class had its own bracket. 103: Troughton, seventh place 112: Pelleiter, first place 119: Sellers, fourth place 125: Montalbano, sixth place 130: Shields, fifth place 135: Daly, first place 140: Robinson, fourth place 145: Beaver, second place 152: Marmoll, first place 160: Garcia, fifth place 171: Shields, eighth place 189: Curran, seventh place 215: Nyang, third place 285: Cedric Stadom, first place The team finished in fourth place. Here are the team results: 1. Paulding 196.0 2. Sprayberry 195.0 3. Holy Innocents 192.5 4. Lassiter 181.0 5. Walton 161…
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
What's happening December 8, 2010 in Northeast Cobb.
1. The Lassiter High JV and varsity wrestling teams head to Cherokee County to grapple with host Etowah High and Walton High. The grappling will take place 5:00pm at Etowah High School, 6565 Putnam Ford Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189. 2. The Cobb Marietta Retired Educators Association is holding a book club every Wednesday through Feb. 2. The featured book for the group is The Help by Kathryn Stockett. The book club meets 11:00am at the Mountain View Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta, GA 30066. For more information visit the website: http://cmrea.org/cmrea_001_files/Page349.htm or contact Bonnie Williams at 770-971-6130 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. 3. Families are invited to attend a Christmas open house at the MUST Ministries …
Monday, November 29, 2010
Lassiter, Kell and Sprayberry wrestling teams strive for success on the mat.
Lassiter Wrestling Wrestling Coach Steve Day has the privilege of having Acton Pifer and Dillon Dupree both named to the All Cobb County 1st team. Acton Pifer is the 2009 State Champion in the 125 weight class while Dillion Dupree placed 6th in State. The future of the program looks bright. Kell Wrestling As the Kell Longhorn's wrestling program continues to grow, and head coach Steve Lattizori looks to continue to improve from last seasons' 17-10 record. Junior Michael Lattizori, Alec Stringer and Stevan Summay will continue their individual success on the mat. Last year Lattizori and Summay were among the best at the Cobb County Tournament @ Sprayberry and were dominate in their weight class. Seniors Matt McCroy and Justin Jones …