The 2018 Fall sports season came and went, and there were a number of teams that made playoff runs, won region titles and even state titles. While it’s never easy to rank these teams, as all have been great, we present our 2018 Fall Sports Teams of the Year:

FOOTBALL

RABUN COUNTY WILDCATS

Some things never change. For the Wildcats, that’s a great thing! Lee Shaw’s group won a fifth consecutive region championship, made a fourth straight quarterfinals berth (and seventh straight playoff trip), broke many school records, and the list goes on.

NUMBERS DON’T LIE

  • 5 STRAIGHT REGION TITLES (ONLY 42ND TIME IN GA HISTORY)
  • 4 STRAIGHT QUARTERFINAL RUNS
  • 4 STRAIGHT 11-WIN SEASONS
  • 7 STRAIGHT PLAYOFF TRIPS
  • 34 STRAIGHT REGION WINS
  • #2 STATE RANKING
  • 49.3 PTS/GAME – 7TH HIGHEST IN STATE HISTORY

FINAL STANDINGS

11-2; 8-AA Region Champions; Class 2A State Quarterfinals

SOFTBALL

BANKS COUNTY LADY LEOPARDS & JEFFERSON LADY DRAGONS

Both Banks County and Jefferson finished as State Runner-Up in their respective classifications. Their playoff runs were nearly identical, complete with one game where on the same day both teams in Columbus had a rare back-to-back-to-back-to-back (4 straight) homeruns.

NUMBERS DON’T LIE

  • BANKS CO
    • 29-10 RECORD
    • REGION & STATE RUNNER-UP
    • BACK-TO-BACK COLUMBUS RUNS
    • #2 STATE RANKING
    • 253 RUNS (6.5/GAME)
  • JEFFERSON
    • 30-8 RECORD
    • REGION CHAMPION
    • STATE RUNNER-UP
    • #2 STATE RANKING
    • 237 RUNS (6.2/GAME)

VOLLEYBALL

TALLULAH FALLS LADY INDIANS

The Lady Indians had a fantastic run in 2018, winning 30 games and making the second round of state for the first time in school history!

NUMBERS DON’T LIE

  • 31 WINS
  • SWEET 16 RUN
  • #10 STATE RANKING

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

UNION COUNTY PANTHERS

The Panthers won Union County’s first-ever State Championship in any sport. It came on the heels of coming in second in region before turning it up to a new level when it mattered most.

NUMBERS DON’T LIE

  • 2A STATE CHAMPS
  • 8-AA RUNNER-UP
  • #1 STATE RANKING

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

BANKS COUNTY LADY LEOPARDS

The Lady Leopards were Region Champs yet again, and finished with a fourth-place finish at state!

NUMBERS DON’T LIE

  • 2A STATE 4TH PLACE
  • 8-AA CHAMPIONS
  • #4 STATE RANKING

COMPETITION CHEER

DAWSON COUNTY LADY TIGERS

Meet our 2018 Fall Sports Teams of the Year!

The Lady Tigers competition squad pulled out a state runner-up finish and won another region title! Our team of the year for the third straight season.

NUMBERS DON’T LIE

  • 3A STATE RUNNER-UP
  • 7-AAA CHAMPIONS
  • #2 STATE RANKING

BANNER OF THE YEAR

UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

It’s trash talk with a new creative twist…it almost comes across as being nice! This one got some good traction on social media.
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