The Lady Wolf Pack lacrosse team fell to perennial power Milton from North Fulton 21-1 in Dallas to halt their history-making run as a semi-finalist in the State Playoffs.
The GHSA 7-5A "Region Player of Year" was awarded to East Paulding Girls Soccer standout Lauren Bergevine and East's Kim Black picked up her first All-Region selection at a banquet on Thursday.
North Advances, the Wolf Pack easily handled Campbell in round 1 winning 11-0 and 11-1 at home. The competition ramps up this week as the Wolf Pack travel to #3 Walton this week. Photo: The Wolfpack duo of Mitchell Heer and Zach Maxwell shut down the Campbell Spartans last week. They will rely on them heavily this week against a tough Walton Raider squad in Marietta.
South Paulding advanced to round 2 of the State playoffs by sweeping Habersham Central in round 1 winning 7-6 and 6-1. The Spartans will travel to Harrison in round 2 this week. Photos: Justin England delivers in game 1 and got the win. Will Antunez is mobbed by teammates as he got the game-winning hit in game 1.
East Paulding Girls Soccer lost to Decatur 3-0 in the state 7-5A playoffs on Tuesday, ending a special season for the Lady Raiders. Highly-skilled and well-coached, Decatur pressed East all game long. EP Keeper Mackenzie Dykes made a handful of terrific saves to keep East within striking distance, but for the first time all season, East was not able to find the net.
Paulding County Lady Patriots ended their regular season this week, the 11 Seniors on this Varsity team celebrate moving on to state playoffs once again. For these girls, this is the 3rd time in the last 4 years they have reached this goal.
East Paulding girls soccer finished out the regular season with a 10-0 win over Lithia Springs and a loss to McEachern, 4-3. East takes their 12-5-2 record to the State Playoffs when they travel to Decatur High on Tuesday.
The Lady Raiders notched 7th shutout of the season while running their undefeated streak to 8 games. The Raiders finished Region play with a 6-2 record, tied for second place in Region 7-5A. Overall the team is 10-4-2 with two games remaining.
The Paulding County Lady Patriots claimed the 4th seed in the tough region 7(5A) with a hard-fought 2 nil victory over the Hiram Hornets to close out region play. The Lady Patriots will travel to the Region 6 champions pitch to play the opening round of the state playoffs.
The North Paulding High School Lady Wolfpack Varsity Lacrosse team improved to 15-1 on the season as they captured the 7A/6A Area Championship by defeating Woodstock 19-3 on April 11th. This is the first Area Championship in School History for the Lady Wolfpack Lacrosse Program. The team has 2 non-region games remaining before moving on to the State Playoffs.
The East Paulding Lady Raiders went to South Paulding on Tuesday and played to a draw, 1-1, in an evenly played, weather-shortened match before a packed stadium on South's Senior Night. Senior Captain Lauren Bergevine put East ahead 1-0 with a 31-yard blast just under the crossbar late in the first half. South was able to net the equalizer with 7 minutes to play. Both teams played a furious finish.
The East Paulding Lady Raider soccer team rolled over Chapel Hill 2-0 on Thursday and notched their 6th shutout of the season. Freshman Ella Mitchell scored her first Varsity goal and Senior Mackenzie Barnett added a late insurance goal to secure the victory for East. The Raiders are now 7-2 in Region play and 9-4-1 overall.
The Lady Raiders went on the road and defeated Kell 2-1 in a key 7-5A Region game on Tuesday that secured East's first playoff appearance in recent memory. This was a special day for EP's seniors who have steadily rebuilt the program over the last four years, growing East's Win total each year. The hard-fought victory over Kell was EP's fifth consecutive win, four on the road.
East Paulding Girls Soccer team notched it's third consecutive shutout and defeated Woodland 3-0 on Friday. Skilled, speedy, and tough, freshman Ella Mitchell has been a difference maker for East this year. She joins All-Region teammate, Morgan Gramling and Catherine Basch on the back-line defending the goal for the Raiders, who have only given up 14 goals in 12 games this season.