Red Elephants News · ICYMI: Catch up on the week that was in Red Elephant athletics


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:

BASEBALL

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

Gainesville golfer Sam Patterson

GOLF

Saturday was a good day for Red Elephant golf as the boys competed in the Longhorn Invitational on the Legacy at Lanier Islands course, read why here and here.

SOCCER

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.

TENNIS

Gainesville earned a program sweep Apalachee to open region play;
get the details here and here.

Gainesville did not against Flowery Branch, here’s why and here’s why.

Gainesville tennis player Caroline Brown in action against Apalachee on Tuesday.
Gainesville girls tennis player Emmaline Dye in action against Apalachee on Tuesday