AAASP to Celebrate its 20th Annual Interscholastic Wheelchair Basketball State Championships This Weekend in GA

 

AAASP’s  20th Annual Interscholastic Wheelchair Basketball State Championships in Georgia begins March 4, and concludes March 9, 2017 with the wheelchair basketball finals in Athens, GA (new this year!)

The Championship will be held in conjunction with the Georgia High School Association’s State Championships at Stegeman Coliseum, on the UGA Campus in Athens, Georgia.

The following teams from both the Varsity and Junior Varsity levels across the state will compete this weekend in the state playoffs to vie for the title of state champion: (Varsity) the Gwinnett HEAT, the Houston County Sharks, and the West Georgia Wolverines; and (Junior Varsity) the Atlanta Wolfpack, the DeKalb Silver Streaks, the Henry County Hurricanes, the Houston County Jr. Sharks, and the Muscogee Lions. Top four teams will advance to the State Championship.

Here is the match up for Saturday, March 4 at Hull Middle School in Duluth, GA:

-11:00 am – Gym 1 – Houston Jr. Sharks vs. Henry Hurricanes

-11:00 am – Gym 2 – Muscogee Lions vs. DeKalb Silver Streaks

-1:00 pm – Gym 1 – JV Final

-1:00 pm – Gym 2 – Varsity Semi-Final*
(*Finals will be held on March 9th in Athens.)

Click here to read the full release! State championships 2017

 

2016 Adapted Sports Wheelchair Handball Championship

2016 ADAPTED SPORTS WHEELCHAIR HANDBALL STATE FINALS 

What an amazing finish to the 2016 Wheelchair Handball season in Henry County, Georgia, this past weekend!

Henry County Schools and Henry County Parks and Recreation hosted the wheelchair handball tournament at the J.P. Moseley Recreation Center, Stockbridge, GA.  Students representing over 40 varying physical disability groups competed for the interscholastic title of GA state champions.  Game 1 – featured the  WGA Wolverines vs. Gwinnett Heat; Game 2 – featured the DeKalb Silver Streaks vs. Houston Sharks for the right to play in the finals.

The Sharks and the Heat faced each other in the finals this past Saturday, with the Sharks coming out on top as the Wheelchair Handball State Champions for 2016.  Congratulations Houston County Sharks!

(See below for scores).

Thank you for all of the athletes, families, referees, volunteers and fans that gave of their time over this handball season!

Wheelchair Handball State Championships (11-5-16):

1st Round

DeKalb: 5
Houston: 10

WGA: 6
Gwinnett: 7

FINALS-

Houston: 10

Gwinnett: 4