Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

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The girls Class AAA state championship soccer team of St. Pius X High School, Atlanta, that also finished the season a perfect 22-0, is one of several Catholic high school sport teams featured in a new audio slideshow that looks back over the 2008-2009 season.


Catholic Schools Excel, Garner State Championships

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

Girls golf

Girls tennis

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

Girls tennis