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Athletics News

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  • PAC Sponsor of the Week: Atlanta Rehabilitation and Performance Center

    Atlanta Rehabilitation and Performance Center (ARPC) is a privately owned, outpatient sports medicine and physical therapy company. ARPC currently maintains 11 facilities throughout the North Georgia Area. ARPC also utilizes Certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) to provide Outreach Sports Medicine Services to 21 high schools in five counties.
     
    ARPC has been a devoted community partner to local high schools and surrounding communities for the past 20 years. ARPC has been blessed to serve and provide medical coverage to the Paladin community for the past 10 years. The ARPC staff is dedicated to doing the “little things,” going “above and beyond,” and treating their patients, athletes, and communities as family.
     
    Atlanta Rehabilitation is located at 2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd, Suite 102, Cumming, GA 30041. The phone number is 770.887.0502. Please consider Atlanta Rehabilitation and Performance Center for all your Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy needs.
     
     
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  • Varsity Swim Meet Results: State Qualifiers and New Records

    Our Varsity Swim Paladins competed well at the Tri-Meet between Denmark High School, West Forsyth High School, and Pinecrest Academy at the Cumming Aquatic Center on Friday, November 8. Here are the results for Pinecrest:
     
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STATE QUALIFIERS:

    1. 200 Men's Medley Relay:  Perez, Borgerding, Birozes, Carter - 1:45.69
    2. 200 Men's Free Relay:  Spillane, Perez, Carter, Birozes - 1:31.80
    3. 200 Women's Free Relay:  Meersman, Cottick, Adams, Persichetti - 1:52.85
    4. Anthony Birozes - 50 free (22.12); 100 free (50.07)
    5. Mason Carter - 50 free (22.91) & 100 free (51.93)
     
    CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW RECORD HOLDERS:

    1. 200 Men's Medley Relay:  Perez, Borgerding, Birozes, Carter - 1:45.69
    2. 200 Men's Free Relay:  Spillane, Perez, Carter, Birozes - 1:31.80 - broke a 6-1/2 year record!
    3. Diego Perez - 200 free (1:57.72) 
    4. Diego Perez - 100 back (1:01.55) broke a seven-year record!
     
    TOP POINT SCORERS:

    Varsity Girls
    1st: Mercedes Persichetti = 22.5 points
    2nd: Charlotte Adams = 18.5 points
    3rd: Lindsay Cottick = 17.5 points
                     
    Varsity Boys
    1st: Mason Carter = 25 points 
    2nd: Diego Perez = 24 points
    3rd: Henry Borgerding = 21 points
     
    MOST IMPROVED:

    Varsity Girls
    1.  Josephina Tran - MOST IMPROVED - 2.69 seconds
     
    Varsity Boys
    1. Nicholas Figueredo - MOST OVERALL VARSITY IMPROVED - 12.47 seconds
    2. Justin Smith - 5.51 seconds
    3. Seve Pausa = 4.84 seconds
     
    The following swimmers improved their times:

    Varsity Girls
    Josephina Tran - 1 event
     
    Varsity Boys
    Charlie Cottick - 1 event 
    Nicholas Figueredo - 2 events
    Juan Martin Gomez - 1 event
    Blake Hill - 2 events
    Seve Pausa - 1 event
    Diego Perez - 1 event
    Justin Smith - 1 event
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  • This Week in Paladin Athletics 11/11-11/25/2019

    Chris Kane
    Varsity Cheerleading Qualifies for State
    The Pinecrest Varsity Cheerleaders have qualified for the State Competition which will be held on Friday, November 15 at the Columbus Civic Center (400 Fourth Street, Columbus, GA)! The Pinecrest cheerleaders compete in the 7:00pm session and will be the second team to perform in that grouping. Tickets are $12 at the door. Congratulations to Coach Cooney and her talented squad for making it to States! Please wish them luck this week!
     
    Swim Team Starts Season Strong
    • Pinecrest Seniors Anthony Birozes and Mason Carter both have qualified in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle for STATE within the first two meets of the season.
    • Currently, the Varsity Swim Team has qualified three relays (200 Men’s Medley Relay, 200 Men’s Free Relay, 200 Women’s Free Relay) and four individual events for the STATE meet, and we are only two meets into the season!
    • Congratulations to Junior Diego Perez who broke a seven-year Pinecrest swim record in the 100 backstroke at Friday night's swim meet!  Diego has also broken the record for the 200 freestyle in the first meet of the year. The 200 Men’s Medley Relay (Perez, Borgerding, Birozes, Carter) and 200 Men’s Free Relay (Spillane, Perez, Carter, Birozes) also broke PA records this weekend!
    National Letter of Intent Signing - Jay Sorohan - Friday, November 15 at noon
    Pinecrest senior Jay Sorohan will sign his Letter of Intent to play baseball at Kennesaw State University on Friday, November 15 at noon in the Upper School Gym. Students, teachers, administrators, Jay’s family, and the entire PA Baseball community is invited to attend the Signing. Cake will be served in the lower atrium following the Signing.
     
    Teacher Appreciation Night for Varsity Swim - November 15
    The MS and Varsity swim team will participate in a swim meet on Friday, November 15 at 8:00pm at Cumming Aquatic Center. It will be the Varsity Swim Team’s Teacher Appreciation Night. Please come out to support the swim team!
     
    Coach Mathis -- Atlanta Falcons HS Coach of the Week
    Congratulations to Pinecrest Varsity Football Coach Terance Mathis for being selected as an Atlanta Falcons HS Coach of the Week. Coach Mathis will be recognized at the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Atlanta Falcons home game on Sunday, December 22 and Pinecrest will receive a $1,000 equipment grand for our football program. To read the entire article, click here!
     
    PAC Spirit Night at Culver's - TONIGHT!
    Join PAC at Culver’s for Spirit Night in Suwanee (3135 Peachtree Parkway) from 5pm to 8pm tonight. 10% of the proceeds go back to the Pinecrest Athletic Club including sales from the drive-thru! If you don’t have time to stop in to eat, consider picking up some food to take home.
     
    Time to wash your car? Go to AquaBlue!
    AquaBlue Car Wash has partnered with Pinecrest Academy and has agreed to give Pinecrest Athletics 15% back on every car wash/purchase made until June 30, 2020 (excluding monthly unlimited packages).  All you need to do is enter the code 201920 before purchase.  AquaBlue Car Wash is located at 5860 Bethelview Road, Cumming, Georgia.
     
    Letter Jacket Fitting
    November 20th in US Gym Atrium from 3:00-:430 pm.
     
    Good luck to all our Pinecrest teams in action this week — Cheerleading, Wrestling, Fencing, Swimming, MS Tennis and Basketball!

    Pinecrest Academy | This Week In Sports |   November 12 - November 25  
    Date Team Opponent Home Away Game Time Dismiss Location Departure Time
    TUESDAY  
    11/12/2019 Tennis Middle School St Francis Middle School A 4:00PM 2:45PM St. Francis High School 3:00PM
    11/12/2019 Basketball Varsity Girls Marist A 6:00PM Marist 3:45PM
    11/12/2019 Basketball Varsity Boys Marist A 7:30PM Marist 5:30PM
    THURSDAY  
    11/14/2019 Basketball Middle School Boys Metro 10 Team Providence Christian A 4:00PM 2:00PM Providence Christian 2:15PM
    11/14/2019 Tennis Middle School Walker School A 4:00PM 2:15PM Walker School 2:30PM
    FRIDAY  
    11/15/2019 Cheerleading Varsity A TBA Columbus Civic Center
    11/15/2019 Swim Varsity Team Forsyth Central High School H 7:30PM Cumming Aquatic Center
    11/15/2019 Swim Middle School Team H 7:30PM Cumming Aquatic Center
    SATURDAY  
    11/16/2019 Fencing Varsity A 9:00AM Pope High School
    11/16/2019 Wrestling Varsity Team A 9:00AM Collins Hill High School 6:30AM
    TUESDAY  
    11/19/2019 Basketball Middle School Boys Metro 10 Team St Francis Middle School A 4:00PM 2:15PM St Francis Middle School 2:30PM
    11/19/2019 Swim Middle School Team Wesleyan School A 5:00PM 2:45PM Wesleyan High School 3:00PM
    11/19/2019 Basketball Middle School Girls Metro 10 Team St Francis Middle School A 5:15PM St Francis Middle School 3:45PM
    11/19/2019 Tennis Middle School Kings Ridge Christian School H 4:00PM Fowler Park
    11/19/2019 Basketball Varsity Girls Denmark High School H 6:00PM Upper School Gym
    WEDNESDAY  
    11/20/2019 Wrestling Varsity Team Blessed Trinity, Pace Academy A TBA Blessed Trinity High School
    THURSDAY  
    11/21/2019 Tennis Middle School Fellowship Christian School A 4:00PM 2:30PM Fellowship Christian School 2:45PM
    11/21/2019 Basketball JV Boys Lovett A 4:30PM 2:15PM Lovett High School 2:30PM
    11/21/2019 Basketball Varsity Boys Lovett A 7:30PM Lovett High School 5:00PM
    11/21/2019 Basketball Middle School Boys Metro 10 Team North Cobb Christian H 4:00PM Upper School Gym
    11/21/2019 Basketball Middle School Girls Metro 10 Team North Cobb Christian H 5:15PM Upper School Gym
    FRIDAY  
    11/22/2019 Basketball JV Boys Tallulah Falls High School H 4:30PM Upper School Gym
    11/22/2019 Basketball Varsity Girls Tallulah Falls High School H 6:00PM Upper School Gym
    11/22/2019 Basketball Varsity Boys Tallulah Falls High School H 7:30PM Tallulah Falls High School
    SATURDAY  
    11/23/2019 Wrestling Varsity Team A TBA North Hall High School
    11/23/2019 Basketball JV Boys Landmark Christian H 3:00PM Upper School Gym
    11/23/2019 Basketball Varsity Girls Landmark Christian H 4:30PM Upper School Gym
    11/23/2019 Basketball Varsity Boys Landmark Christian H 6:00PM Landmark Christian
    MONDAY  
    11/25/2019 Wrestling Varsity Team A TBA Lambert High School
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  • National Letter of Intent Signing - Jay Sorohan

    Pinecrest senior Jay Sorohan will sign his Letter of Intent to play baseball at Kennesaw State University on Friday, November 15, at noon in the Upper School Gym.
     
    Students, teachers, administrators, Jay’s family, and the entire Pinecrest community is invited to attend the Signing. Cake will be served in the lower atrium following the Signing.
     
    Congratulations, Jay!
     
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Fall Sports Varsity Coaches

List of 5 items.

  • Cheerleading - Catherine Cooney

    ccooney@pinecrestacademy.org
    Prior to coaching at Pinecrest, Catherine Cooney coached Varsity Basketball Cheer at St. Francis. Coach Cooney is the Department Chair for Mathematics in the High School and is mom to Ethan.
  • Cross Country - Gillian Brown

    gbrown@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 - Chad Morris

    cmorris@pinecrestacademy.org
    Chad Morris helped start the Pinecrest Fencing program and has been coaching Fencing at Pinecrest since 2014. He also coaches at the Dunwoody Fencing Club. Students at Pinecrest have finished in the top 15 in individual fencing championships for the last two years. Two students have made the Junior Olympics Team, and one student is now part of the Cadet Puerto Rican team. Coach Morris also teaches High School Science. He is married to wife, Tanya, and they have a daughter, Alyson.
  • Football - Terance Mathis

    tmathis@pinecrestacademy.org
    Pinecrest welcomed Coach Terance Mathis as Head Football Coach in late Spring of 2017. After graduating from the University of New Mexico, Mathis played in the NFL for 13 seasons for teams including the New York Jets, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was a two-time MVP during his tenure with the Falcons, and was Falcons Man of the Year for his community service. He played in the Pro-Bowl in 1994. After a successful professional career, he became the Offensive Coordinator for Savannah State University, then served as an Assistant Coach at South Forsyth Middle School. Prior to joining the Pinecrest coaching staff, Coach Mathis was an Assistant Coach and Head Freshman Coach at Lambert High School. Coach Mathis and his wife, Arnedia have a daughter, Terae, and son, Terance Jr.
  • Volleyball Coach - Meg Bohn

    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 Theology Teacher. Coach Bohn and her husband Mike have been Pinecrest Parents since 2002. All five of their children have attended Pinecrest Academy, including two Pinecrest alumnae Abbey Bohn ‘14, and Mariana Bohn ‘17.

Fall Sports Accolades

List of 9 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 1 st Round
    2009 Final 4
    2010 1st Round
    2014 1st Round
    2015 Quarterfinals
    2016 2nd Round
  • 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
  • Tennis - Boys

    Area Champion

    State Playoffs
    2016 1st Round
  • Tennis - Girls

    Region/Area Champions
    2009 2010

    State Playoffs
    2009 Final 4
    2010 Final 4
    2013 1st Round
    2015 1st Round
    2016 Elite 8
  • 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

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MS Tennis at St. Francis (Location: St Francis HS)

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Cheerleading State Championship at Columbus Civic Center

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Forsyth Central/Pinecrest Dual Meet (Warm Ups 6:30pm) TEACHER APPRECIATION NIGHT

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Defense Soap Invitational (weigh ins 7am) (Varsity & JV)

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Round 5 Regular Season Tournament

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