SPORTS- February 23rd
Sports: Taylor Smith and Morgan Scott
Elbert County Sports are doing unbelievable things here at ECCHS. Our basketball teams are headed to the region championship then later on to state, our Wrestlers are headed to state, and our spring sports (Baseball, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Rifle, & Golf) are kicking off with games and matches.
Basketball: Both of our basketball teams are playing in the region championship on February 9, 2018. No matter the outcome of tonight’s game, both teams will continue on to the first round of state playoffs next Friday February 16, 2018. The first round of state playoffs will be held here in Elberton at the inferno. We can’t wait to see what these next few games have in store!
Tennis: The Blue Devil Tennis Team played their first match against Franklin County last night. The Lady Devils fell short to franklin with a score of 2-3 with 2nd Singles Allison McGarity and 1st Singles Anna Kubas winning their matches. Our Boys Team won 4-1. 2nd Singles Donnell Wilkins, 3rd Singles Bo Kidd, 1st Doubles Logan Vaughn and Spencer Daughtry, and 2nd Doubles Jaymin Carter and Corbin Brown all came out on top. Their next match is Monday, February 12th in Hart County. Come out and support these blue devil athletes!
Rifle: Our ECCHS Rife team defeated Cedar Shoals last night with a score of 1062 to 840. The top four shooters for Elbert County were: Stephen Bell with a score of 283, Adam Hendrix with a score of 279, Angelica Ruiz with a score of 257 and Dylan Lewis with a score of 243. They are 2-1 for the season and will compete against Apalachee HS next week. Way to go Rifle!
Wrestling: The wrestlers have had a very successful season so far. The Mat Devils have grown stronger as a team and also individually. They are continuing into the state match, where hopefully a new state champ is named from ECCHS! We send the best of luck to the Mat Devils! State Bound wrestlers are 120 Martrez Huff 2nd; 145 Gavin Brady 2nd; 170 Cameron Fortson 3rd; and 182 BJ Bradford 2nd. Alternates are 106 Jamal Rucker 5th; 138 Robert Scoggins 5th; 160 Brice Noggle 5th; 195 Mason Anderson 5th; and Marty Bailey 6th
Many great things are happening with ECCHS athletics! Our blue devil athletes are very talented in various sports. We cannot wait to see what these athletes have in store for the season!