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Cherokee High School
Emily Pope, Senior, Volleyball
Emily is the daughter of Kathryn and Alex Pope. Emily will be attending Georgia College and State University on a Volleyball Scholarship next fall pursuing a degree in nursing. Emily carries a 3.9 GPA and scored 24 on the ACT and 1250 on the SAT. Emily has been the Lady Warriors MVP for 3 years serving as team captain. She was also named all area, all county, and lettered four years for the Lady Warriors.
Jake Jones, Senior, Cross Country
Jake is the son of Dawn and Harris Jones. Jake carries a 3.9 GPA and scored a 30 on the ACT. He is a member of the Warriors Cross Country team and will be attending the University of Georgia next fall. Jake ran a personal best PR of 17.37 this year leading the Warriors to a tremendous year.
Creekview High School
Nyah Hernandez, Freshman, Cross Country
Nyah started off the month of November with a first place finish at the AAAAAA State Championship beating her closest competitor by over 20 seconds with a time of 19:30. She also helped lead her team to a 7th place finish. A week later Nyah competed in the Meet of Champions where every state winner in the state and some of the other fastest athletes compete. Nyah finished in 8th place with a time of 18:30 and was the top finishing freshman in the race. Two week later Nyah competed in the Footlocker South Regional where the top runners across 10 states in the South battle it out. She finished in 25th place with a new school record of 18:18.
Daniel Wise, Senior, Football
Daniel has been a consistent leader for the football team this season. He continued his role into the Harrison game on November 4th. He ended the game with 4 tackles and sacked Harrison’s quarterback, a Penn State commit, 2 times. Daniel also had 3 hurries and a pass deflection in the game.
Etowah High School
Skylar Wallace, Junior, Softball
Tyray Devezin, Senior, Football
Skylar was recently selected as a 1st team all-state player for the Eagles. The shortstop was the team’s leading hitter for both average and slugging. Although just a junior Skylar has committed to play softball at the University of Alabama.
Tyray had his high school football career come to an end this month, but he was exceptional. Tyray rushed for over 230 yards in each of his last two games and totaled over 1800 yards for the season. For his career he rushed for over 4500 yards (possibly a new school record). He will be missed next season when he is off playing college football – His choice of schools is extensive.
River Ridge High School
Ansley Nettles, Sophomore, Competition Cheer
Ansley is an athlete who leads her team by example. Her work ethic is unquestionable and she constantly encourages her teammates to reach beyond their “comfort zone” and strive to be a better athlete for themselves and their team.
Jaxson Cromwell, Senior, Football
Jaxson finished his senior season with 49 Tackles, 4 Tackles for loss, 9 QB Pressures, 2 Sacks, 1 Caused Fumble, and 1 Interception. Earlier this month Jaxson received acceptance to Mercer University. Jaxson has a 30 ACT and a 3.9 GPA. Along with grades and academics, He was also on the Football Leadership Committee. Jaxson has been an excellent example of what a student-athlete should be.
Sequoyah High School
Alyssa Cagle, Junior, Basketball
Each day, Alyssa serves as a leader for the Lady Chiefs both in practice and in games. She leads the team in scoring with 16 ppg. Alyssa plays hard, smart, and embodies the principles of the Sequoyah Lady Chief Basketball team on and off of the court. She strives to be the best by doing what others won’t, yet she is always available to her teammates and friends.
Justin Poole, Junior, Wrestling
Justin has taken this wrestling season by the horns. He is 10-0 on the year recording 9 pins and one major decision. He works extremely hard and is a great leader for the Chiefs Wrestling program.
Woodstock High School
Anna Heid, Senior, Cheerleading
Anna is a talented and hardworking senior that has been a varsity competition and sideline cheerleader for four years. She is a great leader and inspires her teammates to give their ALL on the mat and the sideline. Anna is constantly looking for ways to motivate and support her teammates. Leadership like Anna’s is a large reason for the success of our program this year, earning 2nd place at sectionals and Top 8 in the AAAAAAA GHSA State Cheerleading Championships. Anna is a very special athlete that has an extremely successful future ahead of her.
Noah Frith, Junior, Football and Basketball
Noah plays for both the Wolverines football and basketball teams. Returning from an injury that cut his sophomore season short, the 6-foot-4 wide receiver was a major contributor to the football team’s success, especially in the Wolverines’ first round state playoff win over East Coweta, when he had 131 yards receiving and caught 2 touchdown passes, including hauling in the go ahead score with 2 minutes remaining in the game. For the season, Noah finished with over 900 yards and 15 touchdowns. Fresh off the gridiron, Noah saw his first varsity basketball action since his freshman year against #7 state-ranked Collins Hill. In limited minutes, he scored 4 points on a pair of dunks, pulled 4 rebounds and grabbed two steals.