UPDATE: The Atlanta Wolfpack team WON its fifth state wheelchair title in six years over the weekend! Reece Johnson scored 12 points in a 35-25 win over arch-rival West Georgia in the finals held Friday at the Gwinnett Arena. Johnson is a senior at Crim Open Campus, was praised by his coach in an AJC article:
“Reece has grown from being just a player to being a mentor,” Wolfpack coach Andrea Arnold said. “We appreciate the development that he has shown personally, athletically, even socially, just making sure that he is a resource to his teammates. He will be greatly missed.”
The Atlanta Wolfpack team will compete for its fifth Georgia High School Association‘s AAASP Wheelchair Basketball Championship in six years on Friday, March 11, at the Gwinnett Arena. Tip-off is noon. The Wolfpack will compete against Meriwether County’s West Georgia Wolverines, who are their toughest competitors.
The Wolfpack took an easy win at the State Wheelchair Basketball Semi-final Tournament on Saturday, March 5, at Warner Robins High School in Houston County against the Gwinnett Heat, finishing the season undefeated with a 6-0 record.
Currently the team has won four GHSA State AAASP Wheelchair Basketball championship titles — 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010 — which ties the league record for the most consecutive state championships. (Read The Atlanta Educator article here.)