Saturday, March 9, 2013
Lady Blue Devils took command early and never let up against Region 7-AAAAAA rival North Gwinnett.
Check back to see photos from the big game The Norcross High School girls basketball team won its third Georgia High School Association championship in four seasons by beating Gwinnett County rival North Gwinnett Saturday night at the Macon Centreplex. The Lady Blue Devils, who won titles in 2010 and '11, used 44 points from stars Diamond DeShields (24 points) and Shayla Cooper (20 points) to beat North Gwinnett 63-42 in the Class AAAAAA final. See Also: Field-goal shooting was the difference, with Norcross making more than 60 percent of its shots, and North hitting only 27 percent, according to statistics linked by the GHSA and sponsored by West Georgia Technical College. The Norcross win avenged a loss to the Lady Bulldogs in the Region …
Friday, March 8, 2013
The Lady Wolves beat Laney 76-43 in the Class AA basketball girls final of the Georgia High School Association tournament in Macon.
The Wesleyan girls basketball dynasty continued Friday in the Georgia High School Association basketball finals at the Macon Centreplex. See also: The Lady Wolves ran away from Laney in the second half to beat the Lady Wildcats 76-43 in the Class AA championship game, their sixth consecutive state title. The championship ties a state GHSA record first set by Hart County, which won six in a row from 1989 to 1994. Wesleyan has now won 10 championships in 12 seasons under coach Jan Azar. Friday's win was the fourth blowout win out of five state-tournament games for the Lady Wolves, who also had wins of 56, 49 and 48 leading up to the final. Katie Frerking led the way with 28 points. Brittany Stevens added 14 and Paige Mosely had 11, according…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Greater Atlanta Christian Schools' Brianna Cummings reached the legendary mark last weekend against the Lovett School.
A girls basketball player for Greater Atlanta Christian School made her 1,000th career point last weekend. Brianna Cummings, a junior and guard, reached the legendary mark in GAC's game against the Lovett School on Friday. Before the game, the 5'11" Cummings was only 8 points away from the big number, but she ended up scoring 17 points, according to Greater Atlanta Christian. The Norcross-area school defeated Lovett 62-32 in the Region 6AA game. According to Max Preps, Cummings ranks No. 17 in the state. She resides in Lawrenceville. Despite the team's win against Lovett, GAC fell in the following three games, where they played against Southwest DeKalb on Saturday, Carver on Monday and Southwest Atlanta Christian on Tuesday. Don’t miss any…
Monday, May 7, 2012
The Norcross High basketball player signs to the Tar Heels last Saturday.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Norcross High basketball player Diamond DeShields committed to the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, according to ESPN. DeShields is the No. 3 propsect in the class of 2013, and is the Tar Heels' highest-ranked junior commitment to date, according to the article. The offense guard helped the Lady Blue Devils score a spot in this year's semifinals, but they lost against the undefeated McEachern High 64-61. Norcross had won the previous two state titles. For the full story on Diamond DeShields and North Carolina's other recruits, check out the ESPN article.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Diamond DeShields is Norcross High's girls basketball player of the year.
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Lady Blue Devils dominated rival Duluth winning with a final score of 50-41.
The Norcross High Girls Varsity Basketball Team started off fast and furious against the Duluth Lady Cats at home Friday with a 14-6 first quarter lead sparked by Alex DeMercy's 8 points. The Norcross Girls Blue Devils kept the lead winning 50-41. The Lady Cats applied defensive pressure in the second quarter and held Norcross to 8 points, but the Norcross Girls Blue Devils maintained a 22-15 lead at halftime. Norcross made 11 foul shots and led 39-26 at the end of three periods. Emaree Cobb of Norcross scored 7 points the third quarter, while Duluth's Kayla Nolan put 8 points on the scoreboard. The Lady Cats made a comeback in the final period cutting the lead down to 9 points, but Norcross prevailed with a final score of 50-41. Nolan …