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Athletics News

List of 4 news stories.

  • Ethan Tam Earns Silver Medal at Fencing Event

    Pinecrest 8th grader Ethan Tam represented Olympic Fencers Club, participating in a fencing tournament in the Y-14 Mixed Epee category at the Georgia Games event on October 3.  Ethan got his first silver medal as a young fencer in his event.
     
    Georgia Games exists to encourage involvement in amateur sports. The Georgia State Games administers the annual Georgia Games Championships, an Olympic-style multi-sport festival.  Known as the “People’s Games,” these Championships are open to Georgians of all ages and skill levels. The Georgia State Games was created in 1989 as part of the effort to win the bid to host the 1996 Olympic Games.
     
    Ethan is really looking forward to next year when he enters high school and be able to officially represent as a Paladins fencer to compete with other high school fencing clubs.  
     
    Interestingly, Ethan’s dad, Tan Tam, used to participate at this festival in the outdoor volleyball event years ago.  His team won a few times in their age group.
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  • 2021 Hall of Fame Class to be Recognized at Banquet

    Pinecrest Academy Head of School, Mr. Jake Rodgers, and Athletic Director, Mr. Shawn Coury, are pleased to announce the 2021 Class of the Pinecrest Athletics Hall of Fame.
     
    The Hall of Fame program, which debuted in 2017, recognizes and celebrates the history of Pinecrest Academy athletics. The inductees include some of the school’s finest athletes from the earliest days of Pinecrest Athletics, and recognizes those who were instrumental in getting Pinecrest’s programs off the ground.  
     
    It is with great pleasure that Pinecrest Academy announces the following inductees into the 2021 Hall of Fame Class:
     
    Tom Zigtema '08
    Football (2006 All Region & All State, 2007 All Region & All State), Basketball, Baseball
     
    Ricardo Garcia '11
    Football (2009 All Region & All State, 2010 All Region), Basketball, Soccer (2008 All Region & All State, 2009 All Region & All State, 2010 All Region & All State, State Champion Team), Track & Field
     
    Sarah Gehling '12
    Cross Country (2008 All Region & All State, 2009 All Region), Swimming, Track & Field (2009 All Region, 2010 All Region, 2011 All County, All Region, All State, State Champion Pole Vault, 2012 All County, All Region, All State, State Champion Pole Vault)
     
    Mrs. Mary Zigtema
    Schoolwide and Football Volunteer and Team Mom
     
    Mr. Lee Hulsubus
     
    Varsity and JV Basketball Coach, Trainer, and Volunteer; also a founding member of Pinecrest Academy
      
    The 2021 Hall of Fame class will be recognized on Friday, October 1, 2021 during the Varsity Football game vs. Rock Springs Christian Academy.
     
    The honorees will then be formally inducted on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the Hall of Fame Banquet, held in the Upper School Gym at 10:00am.

    The 2021 Hall of Fame Banquet is a free event with 64 available general admission seats. If you would like to join us for this event, please RSVP HERE. There will be grab and go breakfast items available. Dress is business casual.  
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  • CMLA Basketball and Developmental Clinic – Register ASAP

    Pinecrest Athletics is offering a Basketball Developmental Clinic for children in kindergarten through second grades. The clinic will run for eight weeks starting November 20, 2021.
     
    Interested 3rd-8th graders will have the opportunity to play in the CMLA Basketball League, with games starting November 6, 2021.
     
    The costs are:
     
    Kingergarten-2nd Grade - $115
    3rd-8th Grade -  $215
     
    Please register by September 15 via TeamSnap: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/286051
     
    Questions? Contact Coach Nico Quintana at nquintana@pinecrestacademy.org.
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  • Middle School Volleyball Shines at Tournament

    Our 7th/8th grade Middle School A team played in a very competitive 20 team volleyball tournament at Pope High School on Saturday August 21. 
     
    Our Pinecrest girls rose to the occasion and put on a strong performance, beating Chamblee and Centennial.
     
    “I am so proud of the passion our ladies show in each and every match,” said Coach Meyer. “ Thank you to all of the support of our parents for volunteering and cheering us on!”
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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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