Middle School Soccer: Lakeview stays unbeaten with comeback win
The Lakeview Middle School boys’ soccer team stayed unbeaten this past Thursday, rallying from two goals down to beat Heritage, 3-2.
Stephen Scott and Steven Burchard scored for the Generals to give them a 2-0 lead 20 minutes into the contest.
Belmin Kojic scored of an assist from Cooper Kirk to get the Warriors on the board and sixth grader Bryson Sullivan followed up his own shot off the post to knock in the rebound and tie the match. third in the 3200 (10:30.23) and fourth in the 800 (2:09.47).
Other point scorers for the Generals were Wes Lozano, who took sixth in the pole vault (11-0), Lacy, who finished seventh in the 300 hurdles (45.03) and Caleb Boyd, who placed eighth in the 3200 (11:10.52).
Riverdale won the boys’ championship with 80 points, besting Woodland (68.5) for the top spot. Dalton (68) was
Then, with less than two minutes remaining, Jaylen Glover scored off an assist from Allen Smajlovic to give Lakeview the lead for good.
Heritage girls 3, Lakeview 0
The Lady Generals got goals from Bailey Needham, Emma Tennyson and Molly Cason to shutout the Lady Warriors.
Mady Terry, Allison Craft and Allana Ducker were credited with assists.
Lakeview head coach Traye Carpenter praised Bailey Sullivan and Mia Kojic for their a close third, followed by Calhoun (55) and Cass (53.5). Heritage finished with 39 points.
LFO takes on tough field at Calhoun
The LFO girls’ track team finished in eighth place at the Calhoun Invitational back on March 11, while the LFO boys’ ended up 10th overall in the 15-team meet.
Jerriale Jackson was the top point scorer for the Lady Warriors. She placed second in the 200 meters (28.70 seconds), third in the 100 (13.24), third in the long jump defensive play.
The Warriors and Lady Warriors swept Dade County on Thursday (March 9).
Lakeview won the girls’ match, 6-0, behind a hat trick from Sydnee Brown, two goals from Emma Leverrett and one from Kojic.
The Warriors capped the night with a 7-1 win in the boys’ match.
Steven Galicia scored four times in the victory. Smajlovic scored twice and Glover found the net once for the Red-and-White. (16-0.5) and teamed with Ateana Copeland, Anna Roundtree and Jerrian Jackson to finish fifth in the 4x400 (5:07.41).
Jerrian Jackson also placed sixth in the long jump (14-0). Copeland was seventh in the 400 (1:11) and Macey Gregg was third in the 3200 (13:37).
Bremen’s girls won the meet with 129 points, followed by Sonoraville (99) and Calhoun (87.5). LFO finished with 36 points.
On the boys’ side, Eric Martinez was second in the 1600 (4:57.10) and Nathan Goodale was sixth in
the 800 (2:21.69). Ruddy Ware placed eighth in the long jump (17-1) and Nick Culpepper tied for fifth in the shot put (400). He ended up in sixth place on a tiebreaker.
Martinez, Goodale, Ware and Han Soibhan teamed up to take eighth in the 4x400 (4:15.72).
The Warriors finished with 22 points. Bremen (104) edged Cass (100) for first place, while Calhoun (91.5) was third.
Ringgold boys win in LaFayette
Tigers placed first and the Lady Tigers were second in a three-team meet at LaFayette High School this past Thursday.
In the boys’ meet, the Tigers won eight events and collected 61 points to edge out LaFayette (56) for the win. The Wolverines (29) were third.
Jared Dunn won the high jump (5-4) and the 110 hurdles (18:15) for Ringgold, while other winners from Ringgold included Nicholas Parker (800, 2:16), Pete Brower (200, 23:62), Joey Collins (400, 56.78), Jamie Basham (3200,
12:23) and the 4x100 (45.46) and 4x400 (3:54) relay teams.
LaFayette won the girls’ meet with 63 points with Ringgold (52) taking second place. Dade County (15) was a distant third.
Ringgold had a pair of multiple winners in Annabelle Duckett (100 hurdles, 17.31; 300 hurdles, 55.53) and Lane Cates (800, 2:49; 1600, 6:15). Zoey Butler won the 200 (29.60), Morgan Allen took first in the high jump (4-10) and the 4x400 relay team also scored first-place points (4:51.52).
Lakeview sweeps Dade County Hannah Carr (second from left) and Olivia Williams (second from right) signed on to continue their basketball careers with the Lady Bobcats this past Wednesday during a ceremony at Georgia Cumberland Academy in Calhoun. Also on hand were Mark and Kimberly Carr (left), Georgia Northwestern head coach David Stephenson, GCA assistant coach Susan Jenkins and Rick and Debi Williams (right). (Messenger photo/Scott Herpst)
Molly Cason and the Heritage Middle School Lady Generals shut out Lakeview, 3-0, last week. (Catoosa County News file photo/Scott Herpst)