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By Jacob Renie
Sandy Creek Patriots (2-0) vs. East Coweta Indians (1-1), Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday night football this week for the Creek and this one feels like a “Must See.” These two teams have tangled twice before and split the games.
Fayette County (0-2) hosted Starr's Mill in a battle between county rivals. The two teams slugged it out in something of a defensive battle until the Panthers got a 68 yard touchdown run from Dion Munerlyn in the third quarter, his second of the night, and a 27 yard field goal from Daniel Rorick in the fourth to seal the win.
Fayette County Tigers (0-1) vs. Starr’s Mill Panthers (0-1)
Last week: The Tigers were shutout at Woodward Academy 34-0, while Starr’s Mill lost at home to North Cobb 42-3.
The boys All Area Lacrosse team was recently announced by the Fayette County Lacrosse Club
Seven local boys soccer teams will continue the state playoffs next Tuesday.
Barring bad weather, the state baseball playoffs start tomorrow for five local teams.
The state soccer playoffs started Tuesday night with play in the AAAAA boys bracket and the AAAA boys bracket.
Newnan and East Coweta’s boys and girls track teams ran in the AAAAA West Sectionals at McEachern.
Qualifiers for the boys were:
Long jump - Jalen Bolton, Newnan, 5th, 21’8”
Shot put - Willie Holloway, East Coweta, 1st, 52’8”
Triple jump - Jalen Bolton, Newnan, 7th, 44’11.25”
110 meter hurdles - David Singleton, East Coweta, 6th, 14.84
East Coweta and Newnan had numerous athletes perform well at the region 2-AAAAA track meet last week. Those scoring points for their teams were: