Published May 14, 2009
Not to be outdone, the following day the St. Pius X boys soccer team defeated West Hall High School of Oakwood 3-0. Stephen McGill scored on a header with an assist from Andy Leipold three minutes into the match. That was followed by two more first-half goals from senior Zach Elstad. It was the first state title for the boys since 2001.
Other 2009 School State Championships In Spring Sports
Blessed Trinity High School, Roswell
Individual track and field state championship for senior Connor Chesser in the 800m and 1600m
Marist School, Atlanta
Girls and boys soccer
Girls and boys tennis
Monsignor Donovan High School, Athens
Individual tennis state championship for junior Eric Diaz, who won his third straight individual tennis championship. Diaz has not dropped a set in three years.
Our Lady of Mercy High School, Fairburn
Individual track and field state championship for senior Jake Lethbridge in the 800m and 1600m. The all-senior 4×400 relay team of Jared Cooper, Richie Obiora, and Matt and Jake Lethbridge also won the state title with a time of 3:25.
St. Pius X High School, Atlanta