A Successful School Year for Our Scholar Athletes

Our APS Athletics Director Jasper Jewell just gave me some incredible news about the district’s scholar-athletes.  45 APS teams and athletes advanced this school year to state playoffs!  This is a tremendous accomplishment for our athletes and coaches.  Mr. Jewell says that in his five years in APS, he has never experienced this much success across all sports.

From academics to athletics, our students are soaring to new heights.  Check out the full list below!

APS 2014-2015 Playoff Teams

Fall Sports

Cross Country

  • Grady Boys and Girls- Advanced to the State/ Girls finished 10th, Boys finished 12th
  • Douglass Boys- Advanced to the State
  • North Atlanta Boys and Girls- Advanced to the State

 

Competitive Cheerleading

  • Mays- Region 6AAAAA Champions/ Finished 13thoverall in Class AAAAA State Competition
  • Douglass- Advanced to the State
  • Grady Coed- Advanced to the State

Football

  • Mays- Class AAAAA State Runner Up
  • Carver- Advanced to the State AAAAA Playoffs
  • Maynard Jackson- Advanced to the State AAA Playoffs/ First Time in School History


Volleyball

  • Maynard Jackson- Area 3AAA Champions/ Advanced to the state playoffs
  • Grady- Advanced to the State AAAA Playoffs
  • South Atlanta- Advanced to the State AAA Playoffs 

Winter Sports

Swimming

  • North Atlanta- Finished 7thin Class AAAAA State Competition
  • Grady- Advanced to the State AAAA Swim Competition

Basketball

  • Mays Girls- Region 6AAAAA Champions/ Class AAAAA State Runner Up
  • South Atlanta Boys- Region 4AAA Champions/ Advanced to the Elite 8 in Class AAA
  • North Atlanta Boys- Region 7AAAAA Champions/ Advanced to the State AAAAA Playoffs
  • Grady- Boys- Advanced to the State AAAA Playoffs
  • South Atlanta Girls- Region 4AAA Runner Up/ Advanced to the State AAA Playoffs
  • Douglass Girls- Advanced to the State AAA Playoffs
  • Mays Boys- Advanced to the State AAAAA Playoffs

Wrestling

  • ·        Therrell- Dexter Brown- State Qualifier

Spring Sports

Tennis

  • Mays Girls- Advanced to the AAAAA State Playoffs
  • Therrell Girls- Advanced to the AAA State Playoffs
  • Grady Boys and Girls- Advanced to the AAAA State Playoffs
  • Drew Charter- Region 5A Champions/ Class A State Runner Up

 

Soccer

  • North Atlanta Girls- Region 7AAAAA Champions/ Advanced to the state semi-finals in AAAAA
  • Grady Boys and Girls- Advanced to the AAAAA state playoffs

 

 

Track and Field

  • Maynard Jackson Girls- Region 4AAA Champions/ Advanced to the State
  • Grady Boys- Region 6AAAA Champions/ Advanced to the State
  • Mays Girls- Advanced to the state meet
  • Douglass Girls- Advanced to the state meet
  • Douglass Boys- Armani Williams- Advance to the state in the AAA long jump
  • Carver Girls- Advanced to the state meet
  • North Atlanta Girls- Chloe Tillis/ 100 meter hurdles and Zamir Steed/ triple jump advanced to the state meet
  • CSK- Keiyanna Sealy – Advanced to the state in the 800 meters
  • BEST Boys- Advanced to the state meet
  • Therrell Boys- Dexter Brown advanced to the state meet in Shot Put
  • Jackson Boys- Advanced to the state playoffs
  • North Atlanta Boys- Julius Washington- Advanced to the state playoff in the 400 meters
  • Grady Boys- Region 6AAAA Champions/ Advanced to the state Meet
  • Mays Boys- Advanced to the state meet
  • Jackson Boys- Advanced to the state meet

 

Baseball

  • Mays- finished- 4thin Region 6AAAAA- Advanced to the state playoffs

 

Golf

  • North Atlanta- Advanced to the state meet

 

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