GAC soccer tops 6A giant

Anne Rizzo


Class AA No. 1 Greater Atlanta Christian defeated Class AAAAAA No. 6 Brookwood 2-0 Tuesday as Elizabeth White scored both goals. Last Friday, GAC shellacked Lovett 7-0. … Class A Providence Christian beat Class AAAAA No. 8 Cambridge 5-3 on the strength of four assists and a goal by Katherine Slayton. … Class AAAAAA No. 7 Lassiter beat Roswell 1-0 as Kalli Vogel scored the lone goal in the second half. … Class AAAAAA No. 4 Grayson shut out Dacula 1-0 as Brittney Bennett scored. … Walton edged Milton 1-0 Tuesday night as Maddie Westhead scored the game’s lone goal. … Kennesaw Mountain walloped South Cobb 10-0 on Tuesday. Tayler Hartrampf scored six goals and Olivia Guajardo had seven assists, both school records. … Class AAA No. 3 Buford defeated White County 3-0 as Elexa Bahr had two goals. … Hillgrove beat North Cobb 3-0 as Maggie Gaughan had two goals. … Class AAAA’s top-ranked team, Marist, tied Class AAAAA McIntosh at one Saturday in an interclassification dual that drew a lot of attention from around the state. The War Eagles then beat Pope 3-0 on Tuesday. … Class AAAA No. 8 Chestatee was humbled by Class AAA No. 6 Jackson County 6-0 Tuesday. Katie Phillips had five goals for Jackson County.



The top-ranked team in the state’s largest classification survived Tuesday night in penalty kicks as Lassiter came back from a 3-1 second-half deficit to force overtime at Roswell. The Trojans then won after a scoreless overtime as Munear Abousand scored the game-winning penalty kick to give Lassiter the 5-4 penalty kicks edge. The official final was 4-3. … The No. 2 team in Class AAAAAA, Lambert, has not given up a goal in its four most-recent wins over Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Chattahoochee and North Forsyth. … East Coweta moved up to No 6 in the most recent rankings after a 2-0 win over Class AAAAA-power Tucker. … Unranked Mill Creek upended Class AAAAAA No. 7 Peachtree Ridge 2-1 as the Marinque brothers each scored for the Hawks Tuesday night. … Class AAAAAA No. 5 Brookwood tied Class AAAAA No. 9 Heritage-Conyers at one on Tuesday. … Thomas Cook had a hat trick as Harrison plowed past McEachern 7-0 on Tuesday night in Powder Springs. … Greg Carbo and Sommy Khalej each scored as Walton shut out Milton 2-0. Goalie Michael Jurick kept the clean sheet for the Raiders. … Kell beat Sprayberry 2-1 in double overtime on Tuesday night in a battle of east Cobb rivals. Will Cullom scored the game-winning goal with four seconds left in the second overtime period. It was Cullom’s second goal of the night. … Class AAAAA No. 10 Pope tied Marist 2-2 Tuesday. Zach McCown gave Pope a 2-0 second-half lead before the War Eagles rallied to tie. … Edgar Martinez scored twice as Kennesaw Mountain beat South Cobb 2-0. … South Gwinnett edged Parkview 4-3 in penalty kicks after a scoreless game. South Gwinnett goalie Max Catamaglia had two saves to preserve his team’s penalty kicks win. … Class AAAAAA No. 4 Central Gwinnett beat Shiloh 4-0 as goalie Ricky Ortiz had his sixth shutout of the season. … Class AA No 1 Greater Atlanta Christian topped Class AAA No. 6 Decatur 2-0 as Max Gomes and Miller Kettle each scored. On Friday, the top-ranked Spartans beat Lovett 3-1. … Defending state champ Collins Hill improved to 7-3 with a 2-0 win over Habersham Central Tuesday night. Paul Ille and Jordan Brust each scored. … Class AAAA No. 2 Johnson-Gainesville slammed Lanier 5-0 Tuesday as five different players scored goals.

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