Cartersville tops among local schools in 2014-15 GADA all-sports Directors Cup

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Cartersville High School had eleven different sports teams to qualify for the state playoffs in Class AAAA during the 2014-15 school year including a state title in competitive cheerleading and final four appearances in both football and baseball.

Those performances placed Cartersville 11th overall in the 2014-15 Regions Directors Cup standings for GHSA's Class AAAA.

Regions Bank sponsors the annual GHSA all-sports trophy awards for the Georgia Athletic Directors Association. Each school can earn points in twenty-five different sports, with their top eight scoring teams in each gender counting toward the all-sports champion distinction.

Other sports earning state playoffs points for the Hurricanes during 2014-15 were Girls and Boys Soccer, Girls and Boys Tennis, Boys Basketball, Girls Track & Field, plus Girls and Boys Cross Country.

Cartersville and Heritage-Catoosa tied for the top overall spot in Region 7-AAAA with 616.5 points each. Northwest Whitfield earned the most points in the region in boys’ sports. Heritage-Catoosa was the top scoring school in the region in girls’ sports. Cartersville was second in the region for each gender.

Marist was the overall winner in Class AAAA, followed by St. Pius X, Woodward Academy, Buford, and Carrollton.

Adairsville was 30th overall in Class AAA, earning state playoff points in Girls Golf, Cheerleading, Girls Soccer, Football, Wrestling, Baseball, Girls Tennis, Volleyball, Boys Cross Country, and Boys Track & Field.

The Tigers were fourth overall in Region 6-AAA behind Calhoun, Sonoraville, and Coahulla Creek.

Westminster was the overall winner in Class AAA, followed by Blessed Trinity, Oconee County, Calhoun, and Central of Carroll County.

Cass was 12th in Region 7-AAAAA, earning state playoffs points in Wrestling and Girls Track & Field. Woodland was 13th in Region 7-AAAAA with points earned as state finalists in Wrestling. Cass was 74th and Woodland 76th in the classification.

Cambridge was the overall top scoring school in Region 7-AAAAA and placed third in the state behind Starr’s Mill and Allatoona. McIntosh and Greenbrier rounded out the top five in GHSA Class AAAAA.

Excel Christian Academy was 12th in Region 6-A and 81st in Class A with 53 state playoffs points earned by softball. Trion was the overall top scoring school in the region and tops in girls’ sports. Mt. Paran Christian earned the most points in boys’ sports from Region 6-A.

Commerce was the overall top school in Class A, followed by Athens Academy, Stratford Academy, Hebron Christian, and Trion.

Sortable results for all classifications, regions, schools, and sports are available at the Georgia Athletic Directors Association website. Please see:

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