It was a well-earned celebration at Whitefield Academy recently as the school cheered on its state champions!
Whitefield Academy celebrated its third State Championship title in varsity boys basketball on March 16. The festivities began in front of the Whitefield Stadium with the basketball team traveling around campus in Whitefield buses while teachers, classmates, and friends and family cheered them on! Got photos you want to share with your neighbors here on South Cobb Patch? Upload them to the neighborhood gallery, which can be found under the tab "Pic & Clips" and then shoot Editor Kiri Walton an email at firstname.lastname@example.org so they can be featured on the site!
The team now advances to the state tournament, which begins Saturday, Feb. 25 at Whitefield Academy.
Whitefield Academy's varsity basketball team defeated Landmark Christian 71 to 45 Saturday night to win it's fourth consecutive region title, going undefeated in region play all four years. Whitefield has won their region championship eight of the last 11 years and won state titles in 2003 and 2009. "Honestly, I could not be more proud of our guys," said Tyrone Johnson, Whitefield Academy's varsity basketball coach. "God has truly blessed us this season, it is a huge accomplishment to represent Region 9 as the tournament champion. I think it puts us in position to acheive our remaining goals for the year. I believe our best is yet to come." Whitefield was led in scoring by senior and UGA signee Kenny Gaines with 24 points. The big man duo …