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  • Middle School Girls Cross Country Takes First in Dominion Dash

    In their final meet at Dominion Christian School in Marietta on October 17, our Middle School Girls Cross Country team came in First Place Overall!
     
    And congratulations to the following young ladies for their placements:
     
    Elise Pattee - 1st Place
    Ava Kindregan - 4th Place
    Savannah Meyer - 5th Place
     
    We're so proud of all of our Middle School Cross Country runners for their hard work this season!
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  • Cross Country Team Achieves 10 New PRs

    The Paladins Cross Country team ran at the Pickens Invitational on Saturday, October 17.
     
    The team saw 10 new PRs from Henry Borgerding, Greg Borgerding, Maureen Diaz, Shawn Dole, Jude Jackman, Ryan Kieffer, Simon Luong, Mary Meeks, Colin Meersman, and Kyle Wolf.
     
    Henry Borgerding, Greg Bordering, Shawn Dole, and Simon Luong earned a Varsity Letter for their first sub 21:30 times of the season.
     
    The Regional Cross Country meet is Thursday, October 22, at Allatoona Creek Park in Acworth, GA.
     
    Way to go, Paladins!
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  • Middle School Cross Country Competes in Metro 10

    The Middle School Cross Country Girls team competed at the Metro 10 Cross Country Championship Meet on Monday, October 5. They placed 5th out of 10 teams, and all of the girls had personal records! 
     
    Elise Pattee - Placed 9th with a time of 13:55
    Savannah Meyer - 14:29
    Ava Kindregan - 15:14
    Reggie Ross - 16:18
    Maggie Zea - 16:30
    Sofia Nigrinis - 16:48
    Josie Witowski - 20:37
     
    While the Boys team didn't have enough runners to place as a team, they all had great individual times!
     
    John Paul Carroll - 14:58
    Christian Carroll - 15:31
    Jake Roth - 16:47
    Daniel Rivard - 20:02
     
    We are so proud of the Middle School Cross Country team!
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  • Safe Fan Plan - Friday Night Football

    Football season is in full swing, as our Varsity Paladins finished a three-game road trip. The Paladins are 4-1 on the season and are excited to return home for the next four weeks. This Friday night, October 9, we will square off against division rival Lanier Christian Academy at 7:30PM.
     
    Our Athletics team has devised a plan to increase the number of fans we allow at each game, and we are excited to offer a limited number of student tickets to our Senior and Junior high school students. In order to make this happen, we have a very specific "Safe Fan Plan" we will implement. 
     
    Here are our home fan protocols for Friday, October 9.
     
    FAMILIES OF THE ATHLETES
     
    Members: Family members of participating athletes (This will include parents, siblings, grandparents and aunts, uncles, cousins). All attendees must be on the RSVP list sent out earlier this week. Please do not invite family friends.
     
    Parking: Athlete families will park in the end zone lot at the field. 
     
    Admission: Admission is $8 per person and will be paid at the high school road gate. We will not be able to provide change. We can accept cash or check. 
     
    Fan Location: Tents - we will assign tents along the parking lot and wood rail end zone. 
     
    Protocol: All family members will be temperature screened upon arrival. All family members MUST wear a mask during screening to protect the screener. They must go through the screening checkpoint. We require that you remain in your tent area to promote family pod social distancing. We require that all children stay with you in your tent and that you do not allow them to play in the grass areas behind the concession stands. You must provide your own chairs. You are welcome to bring food and drinks for your tent. Please no alcohol.
     
    STUDENTS
     
    Members: We will offer 40 student tickets. Seniors will have the first option to purchase tickets. Any remaining tickets will be offered to the Juniors on a first-come, first served basis. We will not be able to accommodate sophomores or freshmen this week. 
     
    Parking: Students will park in the Lower School parking lot. Students must come to the field upon arrival. Please do not congregate in the parking lot. Enter through the high school road gate.
     
    Admission: Admission is $8 per person. Tickets will be pre-sold during lunch Thursday. We will not be able to provide change. We can accept cash or check. Students must present their ticket and be checked in against the RSVP list at the gate.
     
    Fan Location: In the main bleachers from the press box toward the restrooms.
     
    Protocol: All students will be temperature checked at the gate. All students MUST wear a mask during screening. All students must remain in the stands and stay in their assigned, distanced area. All students will wear a mask throughout the game. We are aware this is tough, but our goal is to keep the students as safe as possible so we can return to school healthy.
     
    Coach Coury thanks everyone ahead of time for sticking to the Safe Fan Plan. It is extremely important to our community to allow the students to attend. Our first priority is to keep everyone safe and healthy. To those families that might prefer sitting in the stands over a tent, we appreciate your sacrifice, as it allows us to safely welcome the students. 
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Spring Sports Varsity Coaches

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  • Boys Varsity Lacrosse - Chad Whitlow

    lacrosse@pinecrestacademy.org
    Chad Whitlow graduated from South Forsyth High School where he was a four year Varsity Letter winner in Lacrosse. He also played Varsity Football and Wrestling. He competed for summer club teams LB3, Pride, and Team Crease. 

    Prior to earned a B.S. in Kinesiology from Harding University in Arkansas, he played Lacrosse at the University of North Georgia. 

    Coach Whitlow is currently the strength and conditioning coach for the high school and also coaches football.
  • Girls Varsity Lacrosse - Mary Alexandra (Alex) Abbey

    lacrosse@pinecrestacademy.org
    Mary Alexandra (Alex) Abbey grew up in south Forsyth County and has been a parishioner at St. Benedict's Catholic Church since 2003.
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  • Varsity Baseball Coach - John Brewer

    baseball@pinecrestacademy.org
    The Pinecrest community is excited to welcome Coach Jon Brewer to our family as our new Head Baseball Coach.
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  • Varsity Golf - Lee Anderson

    golf@pinecrestacademy.org
    Lee Anderson joined Pinecrest as a faculty member in 2019 and teaches Latin in the High School. He is new to coaching and is serving as the Assistant Coach for Fencing in the fall and the Head Coach for Golf in the spring. Coach Anderson was introduced to golf during his college years and has played ever since.
  • Varsity Boys & Girls Soccer - Domenic Martelli

    soccer@pinecrestacademy.org
    Domenic Martelli has been teaching and coaching at Pinecrest Academy since 2015. Prior to coming to Pinecrest, Coach Martelli served in the following positions: Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach at United States Military Academy - ARMY; Head Coach for New York Storm SC (in which they became New York State U18B Champions in 1996); Head Women's Soccer Coach at Georgia State University; Head Women's Soccer Coach at Georgia Gwinnett College. He was also part of the Eastern New York Olympic Development Staff, Georgia Olympic Development Staff, and US Soccer Region III Olympic Development Staff for many years.

    Since Mr. Martelli began coaching at Pinecrest, the Boys and Girls Soccer Teams have reached the Sweet 16 and Elite 8, The Final 4 and The State A Championship game in the GHSA State Playoffs. Coach Martelli was awarded Georgia State Coach of the Year from the United Soccer Coaches association in 2019. Mr. Martelli is a Middle School Math teacher at Pinecrest and is married to wife, Kirsten, who also teaches at Pinecrest. Their daughter, Brielle, is a Junior at the University of North Georgia, and their son, Nicolas, is part of the Pinecrest Class of 2020.
  • Varsity Tennis - Erin McGraw

    tennis@pinecrestacademy.org
    Erin McGraw has been coaching and teaching at Pinecrest Academy for nine years. She has served as Middle School Tennis Coach at Pinecrest for seven years, and is currently serving her third year as the Varsity Tennis Coach. Coach McGraw helped coach the Varsity Boys team to their first GHSA State Playoffs, making the Sweet 16 round in 2016. The Varsity Girls team made it to the GHSA Elite 8 round in 2016. McGraw also serves as the Middle and High School Theatrical Arts Teacher. She received the honor of Pinecrest Teacher of the Year in 2015-2016.

Winter Sports Accolades

List of 7 items.

  • Baseball

    Area Champion

    State Playoffs
    2017 1st Round
    2018 Elite 8
    2019 1st Round
  • Lacrosse - Boys

    Region/Area Champion

    State Playoffs
    2019 1st Round
  • Lacrosse - Girls

    Area Champion

    State Playoffs
    2017 1st Round
    2018 1st Round
  • Soccer - Boys

    STATE CHAMPIONS
    2010

    Region/Area Champion
    2009
    2010
    2014

    State Playoffs
    2008 Finalist
    2009 Finalist
    2010 Champion
    2013 Sweet 16
    2014 Sweet 16
    2015 Elite 8
    2016 Sweet 16
    2017 Elite 8
    2018 Sweet 16
  • Soccer - Girls

    GHSA STATE FINALIST
    2019

    Region/Area Champion
    2007
    2008
    2009

    State Playoffs
    2008 Final 4
    2009 Elite 8
    2010 Elite 8
    2015 Sweet 16
    2016 Sweet 16
    2017 Elite 8
    2018 Final 4
    2019 Finalist
  • 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 1 st Round
    2015 1 st Round
    2016 Elite 8

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