Athletics News

Baseball Knights Receive All-Region Honors

The varsity baseball team’s season came to an end on May 6 in the second round of the GHSA Class AA state tournament. Following their outstanding season, eight Knights received All-Region honors. Congratulations to Region 6-AA Coach of the Year Donice Bloodworth and Region 6-AA Player of the Year junior RJ Austin (pictured). Austin was also named to the All-Region First Team alongside junior Jae Williams and seniors Charlie Janko and Jayden Thomas. Second-Team honors went to juniors Michael Lynch and MJ Morris and senior Gus Thomas.

This Week in Athletics: State Track & Field, Soccer, Lacrosse & Golf

This weekend, four varsity teams will end their seasons at their respective state championships. Today marks day one of the three-day GHSA Track & Field State Championships at McEachern High School, and 22 Knights are vying for places on the podium. The event will conclude with the state running finals on Saturday, May 15. Additional information about the state meet is available here

Tonight, the varsity boys soccer team will face Lovett in the GHSA Class AA state finals at Savannah Memorial Stadium. The game begins at 8 p.m. and may be viewed at www.nfhsnetwork.com (please note that a viewing fee applies for state competitions). Then, on Saturday, May 15, the varsity boys lacrosse team will attempt to capture its first-ever state title. The Knights will take on Blessed Trinity at noon at Denmark High School in Alpharetta. Break out your blue and white and come cheer on the Knights! Additional information about the lacrosse state championship is available here. The Booster Club will cover the cost of student admission to the lacrosse and track and field competitions, but students must sign up with Director of Athletics Chad Wabrek to obtain tickets. 

Then, on Monday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 18, the varsity girls and boys golf teams will compete in the GHSA Golf State Championship at Southern Hills Golf Club in Hawkinsville, Ga., bringing an end to the 2020-2021 year in Pace Athletics. Good luck to all of our Pace Knights!

Girls Tennis Captures State Title, Boys Finish Second

On Saturday, May 8, the varsity girls and boys tennis teams traveled to Rome, Ga., to compete in the GHSA Tennis State Championship at Berry College’s Rome Tennis Center. Both teams faced Lovett, a rematch of the 2019 state finals, and when all was said and done, the girls claimed the trophy, while the boys finished second in the state. Congratulations, Knights!

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