Houston County Sharks Win 2016 Georgia Wheelchair Football Varsity State Title

2106AAASPFBChampsThe Houston County Sharks hold on to beat the Gwinnett Heat 45-35 in the 2016 wheelchair football state championship game on Saturday, April 30th at Duluth High School.

The Sharks scored touchdowns on all four of their second-half possessions to pull away after the two sides were tied at the half. It was a great battle, spurred by a mid season defeat by the Heat that snapped a 64-game Adapted Sports Winning Streak.

It was a great effort by both teams to finish strong — but the Sharks prevailed.

In other scores from the day, the West Georgia Wolverines defeated the Henry County Hurricanes 35 – 21 to take the 2016 Junior Varsity State Football Championship Title!

Adapted Sports and Blaze Sports Announce Partnership

Two Atlanta-based adaptive sports organizations have announced an exciting new working relationship that will provide more coordinated

athletic opportunities for children with physical disabilities in both a school-based and community setting. BlazeSports America and the American Association

of Adapted Sports Programs (AAASP) plan to collaborate on a variety of projects that will serve as a national model of excellence in community and school-based

partnerships for adaptive sports.

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