Red Elephant spring sports are in full swing as Gainesville student athletes took to the field, pitch, court, and course 17 times last week. Below are a few of the results:
Gainesville earned a sweep of West Hall (3-2; 14-3, 5 innings) before dropping two to North Hall and North Forsyth respectively on Saturday.
Read more about the Red Elephants second win against West Hall in this article from The Times:
Zach Valentine’s grand slam helps lift Gainesville to a 14-3 win over West Hall
Both Gainesville teams bookended the week on opposite ends of the spectrum with the girls losing 5-0 to Flowery Branch on Monday before starting region play with a 4-0 win against Apalachee on Friday. It was the opposite for the boys, who dominated Flowery Branch before falling in a 1-0 heartbreaker to Apalachee.
In Tuesday’s boys’ match, Aram Lara’s two goals paced GHS to a 5-2 win against Flowery Branch. Jose Aguilera, Anthony Alday, and David Menchaca also scored for Gainesville.
Read about the girls’ victory against Apalachee from The Times here.