Following two days of sitting in first place in the Class AAAAA standings, the Carrollton High School boys' track and field team finished in fourth place when the dust finally settled late Saturday afternoon at Grisham Stadium.
The Carrollton High School girls' soccer team went toe-to-toe with the two-time defending state champions and No. 1 team in Class AAAAA on Friday night, but in the end the visitors simply had too much firepower.
Just like in round one, a single game will decide the Carrollton High School baseball team's Class AAAAA postseason fate as it is set for an all-important Game 3 battle with Chamblee today at 5:30 p.m. at Cole Field.
For 75 minutes of Wednesday's Class AAAAA second-round state playoff matchup at Grisham Stadium, the Carrollton High School boys' soccer team found itself entangled in a scoreless stalemate with Clarkston.
Then a handball call on the visitors from Decatur changed everything.
The future made its arrival a little early for Ryan Scroggin this spring.
Fielding a cast of underclassmen around senior returnee Ross Martin, the Carrollton High School boys' tennis head coach never anticipated what was in store for the regular season, let alone another deep postseason run.
The Carrollton High School boys' soccer team found itself in a donnybrook in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs, but the No. 1 seed answered when it mattered most with a flurry of late goals for the 3-1 win over No. 4 Flowery Branch on Wednesday evening at Grisham Stadium.
It all fell on the shoulders of a freshman.
And with the season on the line, Matthew Harvey rallied from a first-set loss to capture a three-hour marathon match at No. 2 singles and ship the Carrollton High School boys' tennis team on to the Class AAAAA state quarterfinals on Wednesday evening.
The first 35 minutes had Drew Ebensberger feeling a little uneasy.
But after that initial goal finally found the back of the net for the Carrollton High School girls' head soccer coach, the snowball effect rolled out a 3-0 victory over Loganville in the opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Tuesday night at Grisham Stadium.
The newest members of the Trojan Athletic Hall of Fame, Joshua Barge, Bess Glanton, Jonathan Jones, Elizabeth Sanders, Clifford C. “Rip” Sewell, and Matt Street were honored April 22 during an induction banquet held at the Carrollton High School Whitley Morris Field House Hall of Fame room.