By S. Thomas Coleman
For the AJC
The loss in the Region 5 tournament final a distant memory, Wesleyan got back to doing what Wesleyan does when state championships are on the line.
The Wolves’ relentless waves of pressure and talent eventually overwhelmed a talented but shorthanded Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy team, as Wesleyan claimed its fifth consecutive state championship in a 68-44 rout.
It was the school’s ninth championship since 2002 and fourth consecutive in Class A. Wesleyan won Class AA titles in four out of five years from 2004-2008, the lone letdown coming in 2007 when the Wolves fell to Greater Atlanta Christian in the finals.
The game started out close, as most games do when Wesleyan plays a team that can match up with the talent of its starting unit. Both teams guarded and pressured tightly and there were no field goals for half of the first quarter before Wesleyan junior Katie Frerking broke the ice with a 3 at the 4:40 mark. With the game