GAC Wins Class AA Boys Basketball Championship
Coach Eddie Martin and the Spartans beat Bleckley County 69-52 to win the school's third title in four seasons.
Greater Atlanta Christian School won its third boys basketball state title in four years with a 69-52 win over Bleckley County Friday night in the Class AA finals at the Macon Centreplex.
The championship was the sixth Georgia High School Association boys hoops title in school history.
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The Spartans turned a close game into a rout in the fourth quarter.
According to final statistics available via the GHSA, Troy Morrison led the Spartans with 17 points. Four other players scored in double figures: Cam Boyd (13), Isaiah Wilkins (12), Justin Lewis (11) and Collin Swinton (10).
GAC previously won state titles in 1971, '72, '77, 2010 and 2011. It was the sixth state title in eight years for coach Eddie Martin, who won three championships at Norcross High School from 2006 to 2008.
The game was well-attended by enthusiastic GAC students and fans. At halftime, GAC principal Scott Harsh told Georgia Public Broadcasting that nine busloads of Spartan fans made the trip to Macon.