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All-State Lacrosse Team

Post-Season Lax Honors: Five Lady Paladins Earn All-State Team Accolades

Five members of the Fellowship Christian School varsity girls lacrosse team received All-State Girls Lacrosse Team honors.

Senior Brooke Beard, who topped 200 goals in her FCS career, was named to the First Team. Sophomore Ava Menna was selected for the second team, while junior Graylyn Waggoner and seniors Avery Scherer and Rachel Schuetze earned honorable mention status.

This group led FCS to a 14-4 record and a trip to the GHSA Class A-5A Girls Lacrosse Championships. The Lady Paladins advanced to their second consecutive Sweet 16 match in the GHSA Class A-5A playoffs this May.

In 2019, Fellowship advanced to the GHSA Class A-5A Girls Lacrosse Championships Final 4 and set a school-record with a 17-2 mark. This year was the team's third straight trip to the GHSA playoffs, which includes 2018. The FCS varsity girls program competed for the first time in 2017.

Beard led the Lady Paladins with 97 shots, 62 goals, 37 assists and 99 points. She also won 58% of her faceoffs (34-for-59).

Menna ranked second on the team with 96 shots, 61 goals and 81 points. She was also third with 20 assists. Menna won 59% of her faceoffs (87-147) to place second on the team among players with more than 100 draws.

Scherer took 50 shots to rank fourth on the squad, and was third with 40 goals and 57 points. She also placed fifth among Lady Paladins with 17 assists. She topped the team in faceoff winning percentage (65%) for players with more than 100 draws and was also first with 97 total faceoff wins.

Schuetze ranked third on the team with 19 takeaways, and was seventh with 32 ground balls. She and Scherer tied for second on the team with a plus-four rating.

Waggoner ranked third on the Fellowship team with 68 shots, was fourth with 19 assists and 50 points and fifth with 31 goals. She took 33 total face-offs and won 28 of her draws for a winning percentage of 85%.

(Photo following Brooke Beard's 200th career goal)

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McLaughlin and Schenken Honored

Post-Season Lax Honors: McLaughlin Earns Honorable Mention All State

Senior Josh McLaughlin has earned honorable mention for the All-State Lacrosse Team.

He led the Fellowship Christian School varsity boys lacrosse team with 71 goals and 200 shots this season. McLaughlin also ranked second on the team with 17 assists.

McLaughlin and senior Michael Schenken were also selected as Academic All State players.

On the field, Schenken tallied 41 goals and took 112 shots to rank second on the team in both categories this season and led the squad with 19 assists.

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Player and Coach of the Year for Region 6A

Player and Coach of the Year: Bishop, Oliver Honored by Region; 13 Other Paladins Named to All-Region Team

Senior David Bishop and head coach Shawn Oliver received some impressive accolades, it was announced May 19.

In addition, Bishop and 13 other members of Fellowship Christian School varsity boys baseball team received All-Region honors, which was announced earlier this month.

On May 19, the senior infielder was named Region 6A Player of the Year. Bishop led the Paladins with eight home runs, four triples, 34 RBIs, 42 runs and 35 hits. Bishop also batted .337. He will continue his baseball career at Texas Christian University.

Oliver was named Region 6A Coach of the Year. He guided the Paladins to a 25-8 record and led the team to the varsity baseball team’s first-ever trip to the GHSA Class A Private Baseball Championships Final 4 in FCS history. Since joining Fellowship in 2017, Oliver has posted a 95-43 record.

The Paladins named to the first team of the All-Region squad include Bishop, seniors Andrew Davidson (infield) and Luke Schmidt (utility), junior Jason Gilley (starting pitcher) and sophomores Daniel Powell (relief pitcher) and Cooper Davidson (outfield).

The Fellowship players named to the second team included seniors Garrett Hauenstein (outfield), Noah Goss (designated hitter), Matson Grose (catcher) and juniors Wilson Long (starting pitcher/outfield) and Grant Hudson (starting pitcher), and sophomore Jack Rickheim (infield).

Senior Carson Phillips (infield) and sophomore Will Phipps (catcher) both earned honorable mention status.

Andrew Davidson collected one home run, six doubles, 28 hits, 27 RBIs, 23 runs and a .341 batting average. He ranked second on the team in RBIs and was fourth in hits. Cooper Davidson registered 33 hits, five homers, eight doubles and 18 RBIs. He led the team in doubles, and was second on the team in home runs, hits and runs, and ranked fourth in RBIs. He led the club with a .351 batting average. Schmidt recorded 14 hits and nine RBIs, scored 17 runs and hit .304.

Gilley went 10-1 with 51 strikeouts and a 1.05 earned run average in a team-best 59 2/3 innings pitched. He topped the team with 12 appearances, 10 starts, wins, strikeouts and ERA among starters. Powell led the team with two saves. He went 2-0 and threw 14 innings in nine games, which included eight relief appearances.

Hudson pitched in 10 games, started nine and went 5-1 with a 1.40 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 49 2/3 innings pitched. He finished second on the team in wins, strikeouts and innings. Long went 4-1 in seven games, which includes six starts. He collected 19 strikeouts in 19 2/3 innings. He was third on the team in starts, innings and strikeouts. At the plate, he finished with 11 hits, two triples, one homer, 11 RBIs and 10 runs.

Hauenstein collected 21 hits, one home run, five doubles, 17 RBIs, 29 runs and hit .273. He was third on the team in runs and ranked fifth in RBIs. Grose notched 22 hits, four doubles, 14 RBIs and a .234 batting average, while Rickheim registered 31 hits, seven doubles, one triple, 16 RBIs and a .310 batting average. Rickheim finished third on the team in hits and was sixth in RBIs. Goss finished with eight hits, two home runs, 10 RBIs, 10 runs and hit .222.

Phillips recorded 22 hits, four doubles, 21 RBIs and 20 runs. He batted .328 and was third on the team in RBIs.

In addition, eight Paladins were placed on the Georgia Dugout Club All-State Baseball team in June, including Bishop and Gilley (first team), Cooper Davidson and Hudson (second team), and Andrew Davidson, Grose, Phillips and Rickheim.

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Post-Season Honors

Six Paladins Receive All-Region Honors

Six members of the Fellowship Christian School varsity boys soccer team have been selected for the All-Region Boys Soccer Team.

Senior Matt Rodgers and sophomore Clay Shepler were named to the first team, while senior Brad Rodgers and sophomore Bradley Hungerbuhler earned second-team status.

Freshman Josh Milhollin and junior Jacob Welty were awarded honorable mention status.

This group of players helped the Paladins finish the season with an 8-5 record and advance to the Sweet 16 of the GHSA Class A Private Boys Soccer Championships.

During the regular season, FCS went 5-1 in Region games.

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Hardin Selected for 2021 DiVarsity Game

Hardin Named Class A Girls Student-Athlete of Year; 6 Lady Paladins Selected for All-Region Team

Fellowship Christian School junior Cate Hardin has been selected as the 2021 DiVarsity Class A Student-Athlete of the Year.

Hardin was also selected to participate in the 2021 All-Star Girls Soccer Game (Class A-7A). She scored 22 goals to lead the Lady Paladins and was third with eight assists.

In addition, Hardin has been named to the second team of the Georgia High School Soccer Super 11, and has been picked for the United Coaches All-State Soccer Team.

Hardin and freshman Rachel Williamson were both selected for the All-Region First Team, while freshman Avery Paulson was chosen for the second team.

Senior Maddie Creekmore, sophomore Ginny Thompson and freshman Alden Hayes received honorable mention status. Creekmore scored two goals.

Paulson ranked second on the Fellowship squad with 21 goals and 10 assists. Williamson ranked first with 11 assists and was third with seven goals.

This group of players helped the Paladins finish the season with a 10-3 record and advance to the Sweet 16 of the GHSA Class A Private Girls Soccer Championships.

During the regular season, FCS went 4-1 in Region games.

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Mount Paran Christian School, GHSA Class A Private Baseball Championships (game two of best-of-three Final 4 series)
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Winchester Field at Paladin Park
Loss 3-2 (9)

Battle to the End: Paladins Season Concludes on Walk-Off HR

The Fellowship Christian School varsity boys baseball team battled like it had all season long.

The team gave all it had before finally falling on walk-off home run by Cam Collier in the bottom of the ninth in the second game of the best-of-three GHSA Class A Private Baseball Championship Final 4 series with Mount Paran Christian School. The Eagles, who won game one by a 17-2 count, took the second game played at Winchester Field of Paladin Park, 3-2 in nine innings.

Seniors Andrew Davidson and Carson Phillips both knocked in a run as FCS took a 2-0 lead in the top half of the first inning. That lead stood until Mount Paran scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Junior Grant Hudson started and pitched a strong five innings. He did not allow a hit or a run and left with a 2-0 lead. He fanned three and walked five. Sophomore Cooper Davidson threw the final 3 1/3 innings in relief and took the loss.

Andrew Davidson finished with a team-leading two hits, including a double, and an RBI. Cooper Davidson belted a double, while Phillips finished with a hit and an RBI.

Sophomore Jack Rickheim, and seniors David Bishop and Luke Schmidt all had one hit for FCS, which reached the state semifinals for the first time in school history this season.

The club finished the 2021 campaign with a 25-8 mark.

(Photos by Larry Moore)

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