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East Paulding to be given Superintendent's Cup for top sports performance in county
by Tom Spigolon
September 06, 2012 11:26 AM | 1418 views | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dallas Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep vehicle dealership will present East Paulding High School with the Superintendent’s Cup Friday during halftime of its opening home game Friday night.

The Cup, sponsored by the dealership, is presented annually to the high school with the best overall athletic performance, according to the Paulding County School District.

East Paulding Athletic Director J.R. Neal called the award “a collective effort of all of our teams excelling.”

“It’s our students, players, coaches and parents,” he said.

“It’s a big deal for the school and a big deal for the kids. There’s an expectation that we will win it again next year.”

Andrew Gill, vice president and general sales manager of Dallas Dodge, was scheduled to present the Cup to East Paulding High at halftime of its Friday night game against Woodland.

The competition considers the schools’ records in the following sports: football, boys and girls’ basketball, softball, boys and girls cross country, wrestling, volleyball, boys and girls tennis, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls track and field, boys and girls golf and baseball.

Points were awarded in the following way for sports in which there is a county championship: 10 points for first, seven points for second, five points for third and two points for fourth. For sports with no county championship, 10 points were given for highest winning percentage, seven for second highest, five points for third and two points for fourth.

A region championship was worth 25 points and region runner-up was 15 points.

East had top winning percentages or tournament rankings in such sports as baseball, basketball, girls cross country, boys golf, football and girls track.

Previous winners include Hiram, 2007-08; East Paulding, 2008-09; South Paulding, 2009-10; and North Paulding, 2010-11.

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