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Most read Lambert sports stories of 2015
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Lambert baseball and star outfielder Seth Beer (center) were two of the school's biggest stories of 2015. - photo by File photo

A six-part series looking at the most read sports stories in Forsyth County in 2015 by school, ending with the Forsyth County News’ sports staff picking their top stories of the year.

Here are the five most read Lambert sports stories of 2015:

1. Lambert baseball makes debut as nation’s No. 1 team

The Longhorns’ baseball team opened its season Feb. 27 at Forsyth Central with a 13-0 victory. Lambert was ranked No. 1 in the country by several media outlets after winning the Class AAAAAA championship in 2014.

2. A Lambert football player did an awesome thing for his friend with muscular dystrophy

Lambert football player Sean Bailey knew his friend Charlie Mabry, a 17-year-old student at Lambert with muscular dystrophy, loved the New York Giants, so the senior surprised him with an authetic Giants jersey signed by Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning.

3. Lambert boys defeat Alpharetta to claim Region 6-AAAAAA championship

Despite missing two starters, the Longhorns’ Artese Gatlin got a steal and coast-to-coast lay-up with 8.5 seconds left to give Lambert a 58-56 victory against Alpharetta in the Region 6-AAAAAA tournament final.

4. Beer leaving for Clemson, 22 ink scholarships at Lambert

Lambert baseball star Seth Beer decided to forgo his senior season with the Longhorns and instead sign with Clemson University on Nov. 11, leaving behind a legacy as arguably the best player to ever come out of Forsyth County.

5. Lambert overcomes West Forsyth to remain undefeated in region

Despite injuries to its top three running backs, Lambert edged the Wolverines 35-31 on Oct. 24 to improve to 7-1 overall and 7-0 in Region 6-AAAAAA and win its second straight in the WolverHorn Rivarly.