Milton “Mpire” Repels Trojan Attack

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High School Sports News

 September 27, 2014

Missy Koslowski, Georgia High School Athletics

(Official GHSA News Online / GA Online News pictures by: Michael Hunyh)

The Eagles Nest 2014 Milton High School

What a beautiful night for football and Milton High School is a beautiful venue and friendly atmosphere for fans to come out and support their teams.  The contest, however, was not so pretty.  The Trojans marched into Eagle Stadium and (for a couple of early play series) made it seem like it would be a fight!  Unfortunately, for the Trojans, it came apart quickly and they trailed 28 – 0 at the half.

Milton Celebrates #33 Micco Brisker

The Trojans were hoping to win this battle and obtain their first win of the year, but now find themselves at 0 – 5 and 0 – 3 in Region 5 AAAAAA. It was all Milton in every phase of the game, the only team this season to hold the Trojan’s high powered offense from scoring.  Milton’s dominance was demonstrated with RB #33 Micco Brisker having another stellar night, scoring on a 24-yard and 56-yard run (running through and around Lassiter tacklers) and with a great QB performance by #11 Austin McLeod (who ran and threw the ball seemingly at will), eluding pursuit and keeping plays alive with his feet.

#16 Mitchell Wasson #5 Russell Aarons

Lassiter punter #16 Mitchell Wasson had a busy night and did an amazing job under pressure when Lassiter frequently was forced to give the ball up on fourth down.  Russell Aarons, who came into this game leading Region 5 AAAAAA in passing, ran for his life most of the night and was thwarted by an interception, several dropped passes, and the lack of an efficient run game to keep the defense honest.

Lassiter loses heartbreaker to Milton

The old saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words …” sums up a heartbreaker for what is considered a very talented Trojan team.


GHSA News Online congratulates the Milton Eagles on a “Big” win and wishes the Trojans success in future games.  Rosters for both teams are provided below in support for these two great Region 5 AAAAAA teams!

Milton Eagles Roster     ROSTER

Lassiter Trojans     ROSTER


See us Game Day, where we post roster, information, and additional links that are easily accessible for you via your smartphone, iphone, android, or iPad.   In addition, GHSANewsOnline will be QuixScoring the game for MaxPreps.

Trojans attack Eagle “Mpire” TONIGHT

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September 26, 2014  by Missy Koslowski

The Milton Eagles Hornets recently were defeated by the Roswell Hornets in a Region 5 AAAAAA battle last week and Lassiter has been enjoying  a bye week .  Most have the Milton Eagles pegged to win a close battle, but this contest could go either way.  In any case, it will be a game you do not want to miss.

Come out and support your TEAM – Eagles, Trojans, and Football Fans!

Tonight’s game is at 7:30 PM and will be hosted by the Milton Eagles (Website) – DIRECTIONS can be found HERE Google Maps

REGION 5 AAAAAA Information:

Your Region 5 AAAAAA Standings can be accessed (HERE) between the 2 – 1  Milton Eagles (Info. HERE) and the 0 – 4 Lassiter Trojans (Info. HERE).

TEAMS win / loss “predictions”:

The Maxwell Projections Page (HERE).

Roster and TEAM links (Select Helmet or “Roster”):

Milton_Helmet    ROSTER

 

 

lassiter-trojans-helmet    ROSTER

 

 

Quixscore via: maxpreps

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Every Game Day, where we post roster, information, and additional links that are easily accessible for you via your smart phone, iphone, android, or iPad.   Again, GHSANewsOnline will be QuixScoring the game for MaxPreps.

Georgia High School Athletics wishes the Trojans and Eagles a safe / competitive game!

Woodstock Wins at The Frank

September 13 2014
Missy Koslowski, GHSA News


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If you listen to Woodstock Coach Brent Budde, he will say that he was proud of the way his team fought last night.  The same can be said of Lassiter Coach Jep Irwin.

The Trojans (0-4, 0-2 Region 5 AAAAAA) fell behind early, but kept fighting and cut the lead to 35-21 before halftime. Before last night, no team had scored a touchdown against the Wolverine defense (now 4-0, 2-0 Region 5AAAAAA), but River Ridge, Johns Creek and Wheeler certainly tried. River Ridge was the only one of the three to manage a touchdown, and that came on a kickoff return. The Trojans certainly spoiled that record.

Lassiter forced three Woodstock fumbles, including one on the first play from scrimmage in the second half. Lassiter turned the three turnovers into 14 points and took a 42-38 lead with 8:15 to play in the game.  Outstanding plays were made by #33 Ozi Orjioke, #25 Ben Mostellar (who recovered a fumble and ran it back for 80 yards), #48 Kory Gildea (who recovered a fumble which resulted in a TD), #8 Micah Grigsby, #85 Cole Taylor (shown above in picture provided by MDJ), #20 Mason Waters, # 2 Taz Holt, #24 Tanner Plemmons, and #42 Khari Johnson.  QB Russell Aarons excited the crowd when, after taking the snap – passed to #87 Pearson VanHorn who then threw it back to him for a TD.

The Woodstock Wolverines have a strong group of seniors led by QB, Justin Agner.  Across the board, the Wolverines executed a solid game-plan with great offensive blocking, solid running back performance, and consistent production from their receiver group.

Congrats to the Wolverines for a GREAT game and an unblemished record, joining Lassiter in an off week when they both return 9/26/14 (where Woodstock plays Etowah and Lassiter travels to Milton).

On Game Day GHSA News provides easily accessible Roster and Team information.

GHSANewsOnline will be QuixScoring the Roswell at Milton game for MaxPreps this Friday.


See GHSA News for Roswell @ Milton exclusive photo’s and coverage this week!

Lassiter shows skill in loss to Hillgrove

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Friday’s game between Lassiter and Hillgrove had to be seen to be appreciated and if you were not there, you missed a GREAT contest.    On an exciting first day of High School Football and a scorcher, Hillgrove won the toss and Lassiter kicked-off the season receiving the ball.

Lassiter and Hillgrove both traded possessions and on the second opportunity on offense, Russell Aarons QB #5, handed off to Grant Daniels #28 at the Lassiter 40 and the (5’8″ 200lb.) RB broke through the middle for a 60 yard touchdown untouched.  The point after was good and Lassiter led by 7.

Russell Aarons passed for 327 yards and had 29 completions out of 49 attempts with one running touchdown and a 57 yard touchdown completion to #8 Micah Grigsby.  Although Aarons had only a 59% completion average, he was dead on with his passing and was thwarted by great defensive play and several drops by receivers.

There was positive performance to be recognized outside of the score box, where #41 Thomas Donalson, #48 Kory Gildea, and #24 Tanner Plemmons had some great defensive plays.

Russell  Aarons #5 spread the ball around to 10 different receivers, most notably #87 Person VanHorn who had 5 catches for 76 yards.  Cole Taylor #85, Tyler Kay #9, and Evan Joseph #82 also had nice catches for significant yards with Mason Waters # 20 showing moves like Barry Sanders cutting and slicing through defenders.

Lassiter was only down by 6 at the half (27 – 21), but would fight hard this whole contest trailing Hillgrove 41 -21 at the end of the third quarter.  Hillgrove was held to only 6 more points in the fourth, while Lassiter battled back hard to score 14 when regulation ended with the score Hillgrove 47 Lassiter 35.

This was a scoreboard loss for the Trojans, but this young team (in their first game) showed they have talent on both sides of the ball with many weapons in both the running and passing game.  Russell Aarons showed he has the skills to lead this team and shows great promise in this, his senior season.