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USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Girls Lacrosse Poll

ATLANTA -- The latest USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Girls Lacrosse Poll is here. The state finals are all done and a familiar face tops our charts.

The Milton girls successfully defended their class AAAAAA championship and led our list - Lassiter, Walton, Centennial and Westminster made up the top 5.

Mill Creek, McIntosh, Alpharetta, Chattahoochee and Kell rounded out the top 10.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 polls are computer generated and produced by USA Today High School Sports exclusively for 11Alive News and 11Alive.com

Weekend storms result in flooding, mudslide

ATLANTA -- Heavy rain throughout much of metro Atlanta resulted in flooding Sunday morning.

11Alive meteorologist Allison Chinchar said certain areas in northeastern Georgia got between 4 and 6 inches of rain, including Forsyth, Hall and north Fulton counties.

PHOTOS | Rain and storm damage -- add your own

The Hall County Sheriff's Office said the Atlanta Road area of Flowery Branch should be avoided, as more than 6 inches of rain shut down the street between Spout Springs and Wade Orr roads. The city of Flowery Branch declared a state of emergency Sunday evening.

Fayette County calls in outside help over foul water problem

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- After enduring foul smelling and foul tasting tap water for two weeks, Fayette County residents learned Thursday they'll have to live with it for at least another week.

RELATED | Fayette County tap water still stinks

Meanwhile, county officials have called in extra help from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Atlanta's water system and an outside consultant.

"We'll be bringing in an independent engineering water operator professional to evaluate our system, to look at the personnel, to evaluate our procedures and make sure everything is good," County Commission Chairman Steve Brown told 11Alive on Thursday.

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Girls Lacrosse Poll

ATLANTA -- As we head for Championship Weekend, take a look at the latest USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Girls Lacrosse Poll. The birds from North Fulton still lead the way.

The Milton girls are still atop the Super 25 this week, with Walton, Lassiter, Centennial, and Mill Creek in the top 5.

Westminster, McIntosh, Alpharetta, Chattahoochee, and Kell round out the top 10.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 polls are computer generated and produced exclusively by USA Today High School Sports for 11Alive News and 11Alive.Com

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Baseball Poll

ATLANTA -- The latest edition of the USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Baseball Poll is here, just in time for Championship Week.

Loganville, and Gainesville lead this week's list. Milton, Blessed Trinity, and Walton complete the Top 5.

East Coweta, Parkview, Starr's Mill, East Paulding and McEachern round out this week's Top 10.

The Super 25 polls are computer generated and produced exclusively by USA Today High School Sports for 11Alive and 11Alive.com

 

McIntosh standout named Gatorade Georgia Boys Soccer Player of the Year

CHICAGO -- In its 28th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Salomon Lorenzano of McIntosh High School as its 2012-13 Gatorade Georgia Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Lorenzano is the first Gatorade Georgia Boys Soccer Player of the Year to be chosen from McIntosh High School.

RELATED: http://www.usatodayhss.com/article/georgia-boys-soccer-poy-salomon-lorenzano

Fayette County tap water still stinks after 1 week

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Fayette County tap water still stinks, one week after the tap water in many parts of the county began to smell like a sewer.

The county insists the water is safe to drink.  As of Monday night there was no telling how much longer the water would continue to stink.

"I noticed it on Monday" May 6, said Lucille Redding of Fayetteville. "Tuesday it was just ridiculous, and each day it gets progressively worse. The smell is putrid, as is the taste.... like a sewer.... It's terrible, terrible."

She and her husband are now on their third case of bottled water.

Fayette County blames a natural event that occurred in one of its reservoirs, Lake Peachtree -- an event called "lake inversion."