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Starr’s Mill earns road victories against Whitewater

The Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers have found their offensive rhythm. On Friday night, the Panthers showcased their perimeter acumen, including 6 3-pointers, to prevail 64-60 over the Whitewater Lady Wildcats. Panthers’ guard Alice Anne Hudson lead the way with 25 points. She started off hot, hitting back-to-back threes, to give Starr’s Mill an early edge.… Continue reading Starr’s Mill earns road victories against Whitewater

Starr’s Mill rallies to beat Whitewater, advance to state title match

The road to the Class AAAAA State Championship ran through Whitewater High School on Tuesday night. In an instant classic, the Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers overcame an early deficit to dispel the Whitewater Lady Wildcats 3-2 in five sets. Starr’s Mill advanced to face bitter rival, the McIntosh Lady Chiefs, in the state title game.… Continue reading Starr’s Mill rallies to beat Whitewater, advance to state title match

Whitewater outlasts Starr’s Mill to win Region 3-AAAAA Crown

There is a new team sitting atop the Region 3-AAAAA softball throne, as the Whitewater Lady Wildcats dethroned Starr’s Mill and won their second region title under head coach Robert Townsend. Whitewater traveled six miles down the road into enemy territory. It is never easy to win at Panther Stadium, but the Wildcats were up… Continue reading Whitewater outlasts Starr’s Mill to win Region 3-AAAAA Crown

Whitewater defeats Starr’s Mill for shot at State Title Game

As she leapt into the air, Whitewater junior midfielder Madison Wright couldn’t contain her excitement. Drenched in sweat and exhibiting the battle scars of an all-out war with Starr’s Mill, Wright was in shock. The Lady Wildcats had just pulled off an improbable 3-0 win over Lady Panthers in front of a rabid crowd. In… Continue reading Whitewater defeats Starr’s Mill for shot at State Title Game

Whitewater sweeps Jones County in the state playoffs

April 27, 2018-Fayetteville, GA-The Jones County Greyhounds varsity baseball team travels to Fayetteville to take on the Whitewater Wildcats in the first round playoff games as a part of the 2018 Georgia Boys Baseball State Championship Brackets Class AAAAA. The Wildcats move on to the next round by winning 2-1 and 6-2.

Whitewater baseball head coach Rusty Bennett knew he needed to motivate his team. After losing a tough series against Starr’s Mill earlier in the season, the Wildcats sat at 4-9 and outside of the state playoff picture. They struggled to find consistency on offense and had defensive lapses in the field. So, Bennett sat down… Continue reading Whitewater sweeps Jones County in the state playoffs

Whitewater continues hot streak with 11-1 win over Griffin

An aura of confidence has energized the Whitewater Wildcats baseball team. After a rocky start to the season, the Wildcats have turned it around in the last couple of weeks. Riding a three-game sweep of rival Fayette County, the Wildcats returned home to face the undefeated Griffin Bears in region play. The Bears were 6-0… Continue reading Whitewater continues hot streak with 11-1 win over Griffin