The Meadowcreek Mustangs opened their home schedule in style with a 43-18 win on Friday over Rockdale, giving head coach Jason Carrera a victory in his home debut, even though the teams had to wait a little longer than expected to get started.
What started as an equal passing game quickly turned into Eastside’s favor as the Eagles downed Madison County 38-10 at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.
Kalia Johnson made a statement with her pitching striking out 13 batters and giving up one hit in Alcovy’s six inning, 8-0 win over county and Region 2-AAAAAA rival Newton on Thursday.
Eastside quarterback Austin Holloway and receiver Josh Sims are going to have to continue to hit on all cylinders as Madison County tries to bring them down when the two share the field at Homer Sharp Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Eastside’s volleyball team split a three-way area match on Tuesday losing to St. Pius while defeating Stone Mountain.
Alcovy’s pitching held the Lady Bulldogs to one hit while striking out 13 batters in the 8-0, six-inning Region 2-AAAAAA win at Rockdale on Tuesday.
Getting the win over Baldwin is not the top priority for the Alcovy football team as they prepare to take on the Class AAAA Braves in Milledgeville at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Newton has been hitting on all cylinders offensively scoring 101 points in their first two games including a 55-0 thrashing to Meadowcreek in their home opener. They will try to keep the momentum going on Friday as they travel to Rome to take on the Wolves at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Sights from Eastside and Alcovy football on their season opener
Newton struck early and often as the Rams never gave Meadowcreek a chance as they went on to win their home opener 55-0 Saturday night at Homer Sharp Stadium.
The team of Austin Holloway and Josh Sims were too much for Alcovy’s defense as the two connected three times for touchdowns as the Eagles beat their county rival 41-0 at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.
Newton has a simple plan as they prepare for their home opener at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday against Meadowcreek, score quick and early.
What looked like batting and pitching practice was actually the first Region 2-AAAAAA game of the season as the Lady Tigers crushed Tucker 13-0 in four innings on Thursday.
Both Eastside and Alcovy are looking to start the season with a win in but for different reasons as the two county rival’s 10th meeting at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Having been at Eastside for the past 10 years with former head coach Rick Hurst, first-year head Troy Hoff already had the system he wants in place making the transition in coaches a smooth one for everyone concerned as they ready for their first game on Friday.