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Fall Sports

Fall Sports

Athletics News

List of 4 news stories.

  • Three Baseball Players Name to All Region Team

    Three Paladins Baseball players have been named to the Region 1 Division I-AA All Region team this year:
     
    Ben Nadler  (#5)
    Batting:    Avg: .406        Hits: 13       RBI: 12
     
    Josh Calupca  (#19)
    Batting:   Avg:   .300       Hits:  9        RBI: 8
     
    Will Howell  (#2)
    Batting:   Avg:   .452       Hits: 14       RBI: 8        
    Pitching:      IP: 27.2           SO: 41
     
    Says Coach Whitenton, “I want to congratulate these young men for their exceptional effort and performance on the Pinecrest baseball field this year.”
     
    We are so proud of you, guys!
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  • Middle School Baseball Team Ends Season as Runner-up in District

    The Middle School Baseball team finished their season on Monday, May 2, as the GAPPS District I State Runner-Up. The Paladins had a remarkable season, finishing 8-4 and winning 7 games in a row on their way to the State Championship game. Despite the final result, the boys have so much to be proud of. They consistently improved each game and competed to the best of their abilities. A special thank you to everyone who came out in support throughout the playoff run and created a very enthusiastic atmosphere.
     
    Here's a summary from the April 28 game that sent the team to the Championship game:
     
    The Middle School Baseball team won their semifinal game over Peachtree Academy and advanced to the GAPPS District 1 State Championship game! The Paladins displayed a strong offensive performance by putting up 11 runs in the first inning. Jackson Bryan, Joe Piszczek, Hunter Bolt, Jake Miller, and Andrew Rice all drove in runs to give the Paladins an early lead. Maverick Mulloy and Jacob White hit back to back triples to add on 3 more runs in the second inning. Jackson Bryan scored the final run of the game in the third inning after doubling and later scoring to give the Paladins a 15-0 victory. Jacob White and Andrew Rice combined for a dominant pitching performance allowing 0 runs and striking out 9 batters.
     
    Congratulations to the Middle School Baseball team and their coaches.  What a season!

    Photo Credit:  John Huynh
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  • Evan Kane Signs with Rhodes College

    Senior Evan Kane signed on April 21 to continue his soccer career at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. He will join his brother, Brendan Kane, who is a sophomore at Rhodes and also a member of the soccer team. Brendan joined his own family and his Pinecrest family via phone for the big celebration!
     
    Congratulations, Evan!  We are proud of your accomplishments during your many years at Pinecrest Academy and we wish you many successes and blessings as you enter this next chapter of your academic and athletic career!
     
     
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  • Varsity Boys Tennis Team Makes History

    Varsity Boys Tennis finished their season on Monday, May 2, with a loss to Mt. Paran in the Elite 8.

    Ethan Esclamado won his #1 singles match, and Justin Smith was tied in the third set. But Mt. Paran was a challenging opponent and won three lines.

    Our team made history as the first Varsity Boys Tennis team to go to the Elite 8 round! Ms. McGraw says, "I'm super proud of the team for their hard work and great season." And so are we!
     
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Fall Sports Varsity Coaches

List of 5 items.

  • Cheerleading - Amber Adams

  • Cross Country - Gillian Brown

    crosscountry@pinecrestacademy.org
    Gillian Brown has served as Assistant Coach with the Varsity Cross Country program since 2017, and also serves as Assistant Coach for Middle School Girls Basketball. She has served as Head Coach of the Cross Country program since 2018. Before joining Pinecrest, Coach Brown served as Assistant Track Coach at Jacksonville High School in Jacksonville, NC, where she served as Hurdle, Long, and Triple Jump Coach. She attended Belmont Abbey College, where she ran track all four years, as a sprinter, jumper and middle distance, and ran Cross Country for two years. Coach Brown teaches High School Science at Pinecrest.
  • Fencing - Lee Anderson

    fencing@pinecrestacademy.org
    Lee Anderson joined Pinecrest as a teacher and coach in 2019 and served as assistant coach for Varsity Fencing and head coach for Varsity Golf his first year. In 2020, he took on the role of head coach of both Varsity Fencing and Varsity Golf. Coach Anderson also teaches Latin and AP Psychology in the high school.
  • Football - Shawn Coury

    football@pinecrestacademy.org
    Coach Coury has served 23 seasons as a high school football coach, coaching teams from South Forsyth High School, West Forsyth High School, Cherokee High School, Holy Spirit Preparatory School, and Pinecrest Academy. His roles have included head coach, offensive coordinator, run game coordinator, offensive line coach, running backs coach, wide receivers coach, and quarterbacks coach. 
  • Volleyball - Meg Bohn

    volleyball@pinecrestacademy.org
    Meg Bohn has been coaching and teaching at Pinecrest Academy since 2008. She coached Middle School Volleyball from 2007-2009 and again in 2017, winning a NAML championship in 2009. She served as the Varsity Volleyball Coach from 2011-2014, and 2018-present. Coach Bohn has coached the Lady Paladins to 4 GHSA State Playoff appearances including 2012, 2014, 2018, and 2019. Bohn also serves as a High School Dean of Students. Coach Bohn and her husband Mike have been Pinecrest Parents since 2002. All five of their children have attended Pinecrest Academy, including three Pinecrest alumnae Abbey Bohn ‘14, Mariana Bohn ‘17, and Caleb Bohn '20.

Fall Sports Accolades

List of 7 items.

  • Cheerleading

    2006 Runner-Up
    2007 5th Place
    2008 7th Place
    2009 8th Place
    2014 3rd Place
    2015 6th Place
    2016 6th Place
  • Cross Country - Boys

    STATE CHAMPIONS
    2007

    Region Championship

    2007

    State Playoffs
    2004 5th Place
    2005 4th Place
    2006 Runner-Up
    2007 Champion
    2008 4th Place
    2009 Runner-Up
  • Cross Country - Girls

    STATE CHAMPIONS
    2007

    2004 5th Place
    2005 5th Place
    2006 3rd Place
    2007 Champion
    2008 5th Place
    2009 3rd Place
  • Football

    Region Champion
    2007, 2009, 2015

    State Playoffs
    2007 1st Round
    2008 1st Round
    2009 Final 4
    2010 1st Round
    2014 1st Round
    2015 Quarterfinals
    2016 2nd Round

    State Champion
    2020 GAAPS
  • Fencing - Boys

    Region/Area Champion

    State Playoffs
    2019 13th Place
    Sophomore Matthew Crane qualified for the Nationals and the Junior Olympics
  • Fencing - Girls

    Region/Area Champion
    State Playoffs
    2017 8th Place
    2018 5th Place
    2019 6th Place
  • Volleyball

    STATE CHAMPIONS
    2009

    Region/Area Champion

    2006, 2007, 2008 2009

    State Playoffs
    2004 1st Round
    2005 Elite 8
    2006 Finalist
    2007 1st Round
    2008 Final 4
    2009 Champion
    2010 1st Round
    2014 1st Round
    2016 Sweet 16
    2018 1st Round
    2019 1st Round

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