The biggest news form the weekend revolves around state championship tennis, as the boys won the Georgia High School Association AAAA state tennis tournament and the girls won the GHSA AAAAA state tennis tournament.
Pope blanked Starr’s Mill in the semifinals and took down McIntosh, 3-2, to win the state crown.
The Walton Lady Raiders beat Tift County, 3-0, then blanked Norcross, 3-0, to win their eighth consecutive state crown and 147th match in a row.
In other East Cobb Patch action, as you’ll see below, . On the AAAAA side, Walton was swept out of the playoffs, and was beaten in three games.
AAAA Playoff Baseball: Pope 9, Chattahoochee 8 (Game 1, Friday)
AAAA Playoff Baseball: Pope 6, Chattahoochee 2 (Game 2, Friday)
AAAAA Playoff Baseball: 3, Duluth 0 (Game 1, Friday)
AAAAA Playoff Baseball: Duluth 17, Wheeler 8 (Game 2, Friday)
AAAAA Playoff Baseball: Duluth 6, Wheeler 2 (Game 3, Saturday)
AAAAA Playoff Baseball: Mill Creek 10, Walton 3 (Game 1, Friday)
AAAAA Playoff Baseball: Mill Creek 7, Walton 2 (Game 2, Friday)
AAAA Girls Playoff Soccer: Whitewater 2, Pope 0 (Friday)
AAAAA Girls Playoff Soccer: Walton 3, East Coweta 0 (Friday)
A Girls Playoff Soccer: Fellowship Christian 2, Walker 0 (Friday)
AAAAA Boys Playoff Soccer: Walton 2, Camden County 0 (Saturday)
A Boys Playoff Soccer: Walker 2, Brookstone 0 (Saturday)
AAAAA Girls Playoff Lacrosse: Walton 13, Northview 9 (Friday)
AAAAA Boys Playoff Lacrosse: Walton 11, Peachtree Ridge 7 (Saturday)
1A-4A Boys Playoff Lacrosse: Pope 9, Johns Creek 6 (Friday)
AAAAA State Track and Field Championships: Wheeler finished tied for 15th place with 12 points.
AAAA State Track and Field Championships: Pope finished in fifth place with 27 points.
There are no sports on the calendar today in East Cobb Patch. But tune in later this week when the playoff schedule will heat up as local schools pursue state titles in soccer, lacrosse and baseball.