Augusta-area top performers in cross country, softball and volleyball

Top high school performers of the week in volleyball, softball and cross country.

Football shines in the fall, but other athletes are starring in their sports throughout their seasons.

Here’s a look at who stood out last week around the Augusta area:


Tahjae Hawes, Cross Creek – She was 3-for-3 with a HR and three RBIs and threw a no-hitter with seven strikeouts against Richmond Academy on Thursday.  

Jada Akeson, Cross Creek – Akeson went 3-for-4 with two singles, a double and three RBIs against Richmond Academy on Thursday afternoon. 

Cassidy Jenkins, Lakeside — Jenkins went 8-for-9 with a home run and four RBI in a double header sweep over Alcovy on Thursday. 

Arieonna Booker, Josey – Booker hit a single and a double against Putnam County on Tuesday. 

Amari Bonner, Josey – Bonner caught a player stealing, scored a run and made a double play against Putnam county on Tuesday