With May upon us, the final spring sports pictures are taking shape. Some teams are still in various stages of competition while others have seen their seasons come to a close.
TENNIS: In Georgia Class AAAAA tennis this week, Greenbrier’s girls advanced to the second round of the state competition after beating Union Grove, while the Evans girls season concluded with a loss to McIntosh. On the boys side, Greenbrier fell to McIntosh and the Evans boys lost to Union Grove.
TRACK AND FIELD: On Wednesday, Augusta Christian competed in the South Carolina Independent School Association Region 1-AAA regional with the boys finishing second while the girls finished fourth. Leading the boys was Isaiah Brown who won the 400 meter, was second in the 200 and third in the triple jump. Tyquan Burns was tops in the high jump and second in the triple jump to teammate Brandon Rosier. Rosier was also part of the winning 4x100 relay team with Alan Worsham, Spencer Lamunion and Daevonte Shanks.
Jalen Nealious won the long jump and third-place finishers included Lamunion (800), Jackson Wingard (110 hurdles), Jordan Dingle (400 hurdles) and Calvin Taylor (discus).
Anna Motes led the girls taking first in the triple jump with second-place finishes in the long jump and 400 meters.
SOCCER: Both Augusta Preparatory Day School teams advanced to the second round of their respective Georgia Independent School Association Class AAA playoffs. On Tuesday, the Lady Cavaliers (12-0-1) beat Southland Academy 9-1, led by three goals apiece from Caroline Smith and Julia Hatcher.
The Cavaliers (6-6) beat Tift Area Academy 9-0 on Wednesday led by Kevin Huggins’ three goals and two apiece from Arsyl Sakti and Isaac Suh.
GOLF: The Augusta Christian season came to a close as they missed qualifying for the SCISA state competition by two stokes on a five-match total.
With just two girls on the Lakeside golf team, the only way Megan Sabol could advance to the GHSA Class AAAAA state tournament was to be low medalist at the region competition, which she accomplished shooting an even-par 72 Monday at Bartram Trail.
LACROSSE: Lakeside (10-3, 4-3 area) beat Greenbrier (7-6, 3-4) 10-4 on Wednesday night. Both have state playoff chances alive coming out of Class AAAAA Area 4, but will have to win their final three contests.
BASEBALL: Greenbrier beat Evans on Wednesday and was playing Houston County for the Region 2-AAAAA title on Friday while Lakeside and Evans were squaring off for the fourth time this season at Lakeside. On Thurday, Harlem was traveling to Westside in a game that would determine the No. 1 seed for the state playoffs coming out of Region 3-AA.