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.
Following a two-year hiatus, the Carrollton High School gymnastics squad is back on the big stage.
The Lady Trojans qualified for the GHSA Gymnastic State Championships on Friday at Ola High School in McDonough behind a stellar showing at this past weekend's state preliminary meet in Dunwoody, marking the program's first appearance in the final six since 2015 when the action begins at 7 p.m.
The rebuilding process for the Carrollton High School boys' tennis team may have arrived a little earlier than anticipated, but now it's a matter of piling on a few more layers to the foundation this postseason.
A vision four years in the making came into fruition for Kurt Hitzeman.
The Carrollton High School boys' head golf coach has seen the Trojan Invitational evolve to become a signature event not just across the state, but the entire Southeast and this past weekend certainly lived up to that billing.
The Carrollton High School boys' tennis team capped off its improbable run to the Region 7-AAAAA Tournament title with a 3-0 sweep of Woodland, Cartersville on Wednesday night at the Rome Tennis Center.
Monday evening's Region 7-AAAAA battle between the Carrollton and Villa Rica high school baseball teams was about as tight of a ballgame as one would expect from two bitter rivals this late into the regular season.
The Carrollton High School precision air rifle team stayed on target for a return to the state championships by firing past Statesboro in the sectional showdown on Friday afternoon behind a 1,146-1,042 decision at the Ag Center in Carrollton.
Getting a sneak peek at some of the top competition for down the road, the Carrollton High School boys' track and field team delivered a dominant display to run away with the Carrollton Invitational on Saturday.