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Boys Roster


Jesse Reid

Charlie Hester

Christian Dunn

Torey Zanders

Keon McGhee

Brelan Holston

Grant McDonel

Amari Gill

Jack LaMalva

Andrew Tossie

Jason Rockmore

Hamilton Allen

Brenan Holston

Jacob Dally

Head Coach - Boys


Thomas Yancey

Tommy Yancey, a native of Loganville, graduated from Piedmont Academy, where he was an all-state basketball player while also playing football and baseball. He began his coaching career at Brookstone High in Columbus under Robert Moore, who was his coach when he played in Georgia’s junior college ranks at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton. He played college basketball at both ABAC and Georgia Southwestern in Americus. Yancey finished his degree in social sciences at Troy University in 2006. He most recently coached at The College of Coastal Georgia, in Brunswick.  Prior to that time, he was at Grace Christian Academy in Bainbridge where he was head boys and girls basketball coach along with serving as the school’s athletic director. In the 2013-14 season, he guided both teams to their respective state tournaments, marking the first time in school history both earned state berths in the same season. Yancey also coached for three seasons at St. Johns River State College in Florida, where the team had two of its best records since the 1960s, and entered the top 25 poll for the first time in 26 years.

Girls Roster


Savannah McBee

Marnie Couch

Emma Adair

Baylee Bowers

Grace Short

Taryn Shelnutt

Sydney Jerman

Ashley Carter

Kendall Garrett

Torie Johnson

Head Coach - Girls

Lori Hines

Lori Hines is originally from Arkansas where she played college basketball at The University of the Ozarks in Clarksville and was a four-year letterman. She obtained a degree in Health and Physical Education in 1997 and moved on to play professionally in Launceston, Australia. After playing overseas, Lori came back to the United States to pursue her coaching career. She was the Assistant Women’s Basketball coach at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. Then, moved on to coach high school basketball. She has been at George Walton Academy since June of 2008.

Asst. Coach - Girls

Matt Reynolds

Coach Reynolds is a 2009 graduate of GWA and earned a B.S. in Education from the University of Georgia. During his four years at UGA, he served as the GWA assistant varsity boys basketball coach and Head JV boys basketball coach. During his final two years of college, he began coaching baseball and served as GWA's head JV baseball coach. He teaches middle school social studies and serves in coaching roles for three sports: football, girls basketball and golf. 

Varsity Results

Coming soon


Boys Roster


Landon Kirk 

Russell Pope

Will Bailey 

John Hart 

Eli Bowen 

Jico Manayala

Sam Eckles 

Brodie Lindsey 

Noah Hicks 

Bradyn Sorrow 

Will Herren 

Daniel Yarman 

Coach - Boys


JV Results

Coming soon

Middle School

Boys Roster


Bradyn Sorrow

Alex Sykes

Parker Houck

Jake Lance

David Lalaian

Nathan Purvis

Noah Hicks

Will Herren

Kendall Dunn

Braylee Malcom

Reese Geisthorpe

Seth White

Ben Ellerbee

Will Atkinson


Girls Roster


Caroline Conner

Camille Malcom

Hannah McDonel

Taylor Tinsley

Graham Lucas

Emmie Mitchell

Lili Sheehan

Emily Music

Aryn Gravitt

Morgan Green

Anne Dawson Coberth

Allie Marler

Catherine Atkinson

Payton Stone

Coach - Boys

Lee Garrett

Born in Monroe, Coach Garrett graduated from Loganville High School with honors, earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia, and then completed his education at the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. He currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at Liberty First Bank of Monroe and is the Chairman of Trustees of the Walton County Foundation. He is very active in our community through service to the Walton County Chamber of Commerce, United Way, First Baptist Church Monroe, A Child’s Voice Child Advocacy Center, and many other organizations. He enjoys coaching youth sports, hunting, running, golf, and following University of Georgia athletics.  He lives in Monroe with his wife Lisa and two children Tripp, age 23 and Kendall age 17.

Coach - Girls


Grace Martin

Coach Martin attended Buford High school and graduated in 2007. She earned a degree in Health and Physical Education from The University of Georgia in 2012. After graduation, she taught Health and Physical Education at Grayson High school where she was also an assistant softball and basketball coach. She joined George Walton in the summer of 2015. Coach Martin is the administrative assistant to our Athletic Director, Mark Whitley, and the middle school girls basketball coach.

Middle School Results



The middle school boys basketball team finished the regular season 7-3. 

The middle school girls basketball team finished the regular season 4-6.


Cheer on the Bulldogs!

Team schedules are provided in several formats: calendar, list, and printable at-a-glance.

August 2018
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*Please note that printable schedules below are always subject to change. Double check with "live" calendars above for any last minute changes.*
At-A-Glance" Varsity Basketball Printable Schedule



Champions! Both GWA teams won at the Bethlehem Christian Silent Knight Christmas Classic. Taryn Shelnutt & Brelan Holston named MVP and Baylee Bowers & Torey Zandersnamed to All Tournament Team.