Prep Roundup: Blue Devils complete sweep of Falcons
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Marietta completed a sweep of its home-and-home series with Pebblebrook, winning 9-1 on Thursday.

The Blue Devils (7-2, 2-0 Region 4AAAAAA) were sparked by a six-run fifth inning.

Balthazar Juarez led the Blue Devils from the plate, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Travis Wildermuth only had one hit, but he drew two walks, scored twice and drove in a run. Trent Wildermuth also had an RBI.

Brooks Dechiara got the win, striking out 11 over six innings.

Marietta will face Hillgrove next, hosting the Hawks next Friday before traveling to Powder Springs three days later.

Kell 18, Osborne 1 (3 inn.): Grant Morgan only had to pitch three innings for the Longhorns as 18 hits sealed a Region 7AAAAA win.

Adam Pedraza and Ryan Losita both were a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate. Pedraza had three RBIs.

Kell (5-5, 2-2) will host North Springs in its next game.

BOYS SOCCER

Sprayberry 2, Douglas County 1:
The Yellow Jackets rallied from a halftime deficit to win the non-region game at Jim Frazier Stadium.

Antonio Valenzuela had a hand in both goals, scoring the first with about 20 minutes in the game, then assisting Kalum Eaton on the game-winner about 15 minutes later.

Eric Aguirre and Mackenzie Brackett split the goalkeeping duties for Sprayberry (6-3), which will travel to Kell on Tuesday for a Region 7AAAAA game.

Mount Paran Christian 5, Lee County 0: The Eagles earned a shutout victory at the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island.

Cole Givvon scored two goals for Mount Paran, with Jay Dayton, Alex Gernatt and Taylor Dunn all scoring as well. Chance Hogan manned the goal with five saves.

Mount Paran (3-3-1) will play today against Galloway.

GIRLS SOCCER

Mount Paran Christian 7, Richmond Academy 0:
Charlotte Dayton scored a hat trick to help the Lady Eagles to a shutout victory at the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island.

Rachel VanHorn scored two goals while, while Katie Miller and Renee VanHorn added scores. Courtney McKenzie recorded five saves in the goal.

Mount Paran (5-1) will play today against Wayne County.

Hillgrove 4, Camden County 0: The Lady Hawks blanked the Lady Wildcats at the Tournament of Champions in Jekyll Island.

Sydney A. Clark led Hillgrove with two goals, while Maggie Gaughan had a goal and an assist. Necee Jennings added two assists, while Rachel Palazzo scored a goal as well.

Hillgrove (6-3-1) will play Eagle’s Landing today.

BOYS LACROSSE

McEachern 13, Southwest DeKalb 1:
Kevon James and Michael Rega each scored four goals, while Tommy Staebler added a hat trick for the Indians.

C.J. Norrell had 15 saves under the net.

McEachern (2-1) will play at North Cobb on Monday.

Pope 15, Darlington 1: Tyler Borko and Davis Glover each had hat tricks for the Greyhounds.

Mark Siegleman and Matt Rose scored two goals apiece.

Pope (4-2, 3-1 Area 2A-AAAAA) will host McCallie (Tenn.) next.

Lassiter 21, Cherokee 0: Jack Fitzharris led the Trojans past the Warriors with three goals and three assists in a shutout victory.

Pierce Smith followed with two goals and one assist, and 15 total players scored for Lassiter in the match.

Parker Stiles and Brad Armstrong were untested under the net for Lassiter (5-1, 3-1 Area 2AAAAAA), which will host Etowah on Tuesday.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Walton 13, Kell 7:
Erin McBride led 10 goal-scorers with three, and the Lady Raiders won the non-area road game.

Meaghan Butler added two goals, and eight others had one apiece.

Emily James’ 18 saves protected the net for Walton (5-1-1), which will travel to Cherkee on Monday for an Area 2AAAAAA game.

Katie Kunberger led Kell with four goals and Leslie Ferguson had two. Jessica Armstrong chipped in a goal and Hannah Nemeck collected an assist.

Kell will host Baylor (Tenn.) on Wednesday.

Hillgrove 16, East Coweta 6: Marilyn Pruitt led the way for the Lady Hawks with six goals.

Olivia Ellis scored a hat trick, while Morgan Perone, Erin Pruitt and Tiana Clark each scored two. Maci Murdock had six saves at goalie.

Hillgrove (5-2) will play at Tri-Cities on Monday.

Harrison 16, Newnan 8: Merrick Laughridge led the way for the Lady Hoyas with four goals and two assists.

Reagan Payne, Emma Chorney and Abbey Walker each scored three goals.

Alexis Gray had 10 saves in the net for Harrison (4-5, 3-0 Area 1AAAAAA), which will host McEachern on Tuesday.

BOYS TENNIS

Kell 3, Pope 2:
John Mark Walker won a three-set match at No. 1 singles, giving the Longhorns the Region 7AAAAA win at home.

After losing the first set, Walker rallied to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. Ryan Rowedder won his singles match 6-4, 6-3, while the No. 1 doubles team of Trent Laney and Michael Tarbell won 6-1, 6-4.

For Pope, Michael Busby’s 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 3 singles coupled with a 6-4, 6-0 win by the No. 2 doubles team of Jerry Nonaka and Mark Fisher.

Kell (7-5, 5-3) will travel to Sequoyah on Tuesday. Pope

(5-3, 3-1) will be participating in this weekend’s tournament at Marietta.

Hillgrove 4, Marietta 1: The Hawks improved to 3-0 in Region 4AAAAAA following the road victory.

Matt Hill won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles for Hillgrove (6-1), while Maddux Mitchell earned a 6-0, 6-2 victory at No. 2. Henry Squire’s 6-2, 6-3 win completed the singles sweep.

Nick Orvino and Jaelen Holt’s 6-2, 6-2 triumph at No. 1 doubles completed the scoring for Hillgrove, which will face Blessed Trinity today as part of a tournament at LaGrange.

Marietta’s Jay Buxton and Maros Brito won 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.

Walton 5, Lassiter 0: The Raiders shut out the Trojans in a Region 5AAAAAA matchup.

Shaunish Mookerji led off the singles with a 6-0, 6-1 score, followed by Cameron Mistr (6-1, 6-0) and Francis Yang (6-2, 6-1.

In the doubles, Crews Enochs and Trevor Croyder (6-1, 6-2) and Liam Villange and Raymond Zhang (6-4, 2-6, 6-2) took the points.

Walton (7-0, 5-0) and will play at Wheeler on Tuesday.

South Cobb 4, Pebblebrook 1: Chase Hughes and Justice Walton won in the singles for the Eagles, while Nigel Thompson and Hassan Hassen (6-4, 6-2) and Tariq Matthews and Gavin Edwards (6-1, 6-0) ran away with the doubles.

Pebblebrook’s lone winner was Chris Coakley (6-4, 6-2).

South Cobb will play Campbell on Tuesday.

Mount Paran Christian 5, Excel Christian 0: Davis Nelson (6-3, 6-2), Sam Fulkerson

(6-0, 6-2), and Luke Van de Vate (6-3, 7-6) all won in singles play.

Jake McDonald and Adam Rathroc won 6-1, 6-1 in doubles, along with Rico Washington and Brent Foster (6-0, 6-0).

Mount Paran (3-3, 1-1 Area 4A) will play at Galloway today.

GIRLS TENNIS

Allatoona 5, Hiram 0:
The Lady Buccaneers’ undefeated start continued with five straight-set wins.

Kennedy Craig, Allison Whitley and Haley Proctor swept the singles points. Only Whitley, with six allowed, gave up more than one game.

Melanie Whitley and Kristi Cooper joined with Kat Pugh and Katie Hulsey for the doubles points.

Allatoona (6-0, 4-0 Region 5AAAAA) will play Westlake today to open the Marietta

tournament.

South Cobb 4, Pebblebrook 1: The Lady Eagles picked up their first victory of the season with the Region 4AAAAAA home win.

Sara Darensbourg won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles for South Cobb (1-3, 1-2), and Jada Moore earned a 6-0, 6-3 victory at No. 3.

Erin Kobiella and Kayla Trahan won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles, while Edwine Coulanges and Taysha Cerisier captured a 6-3, 6-4 triumph at No. 2.

Ella Wade recorded a 7-5, 6-4 victory at No. 1 singles for Pebblebrook.

South Cobb will be at McEachern on Monday.

Hillgrove 4, Marietta 1: Jessica Cantrell led the Hawks against the Lady Blue Devils with a win in the second singles slot, with Taylor Cranford following right behind with a win.

In the doubles, Jaiden Massi and Hannah Creech won 6-4, 6-1, and Elise Joyce and Emily Deubel capped the wins for Hillgrove (5-1, 3-0 Region 4AAAAAA.

Marietta’s lone winner was Brooke Donnelly (6-1, 6-2).

Harrison 5, McEachern 0: The Lady Hoyas (4-5-1) shut out their 4AAAAAA rival to even their region record at 1-1.

Callie Rittweger won from the No. 3 slot in the singles (6-0, 6-0). Alexis Morris (3-6, 6-3, 6-3) and Meredith Frost (6-2, 6-4) also won in singles, while Taylor Lambertson and Jaclyn Black (6-1, 6-0) and Autumn Weakley and Wendy Jhang (6-0, 6-0) took the doubles.

Harrison will host Wheeler on Monday.

Excel Christian 3, Mount Paran Christian 2: Valentina Velasquez won in the singles for the Lady Eagles (6-0, 6-0), while Abby Darling and Anna Buehler took their doubles match (6-1, 7-6).

Mount Paran (2-4, 0-2 Area 4A) and will play at Galloway today.

Walker 3, Darlington 2: Mia Pattillo won in singles (6-2, 6-3) for the Lady Wolverines.

In the doubles, Holly Harkins and Caroline Kunetz won (6-2, 6-1), as did Gabi Champion and Leigh Norsworthy (6-1, 2-6, 10-7).

Walker (4-2, 3-0 Area 4A) will host Mount Paran Christian on Tuesday.

Walton 4, Lassiter 1: Suzanne Zenoni (6-1, 6-2) and Erica Bauer (6-0, 6-1) won in singles for the Lady Raiders, while Katie Riley and Johanna Keeline (6-0, 6-1) and Jessica Cramer and Sophia Gulberg (6-0, 6-0) won in the doubles.

Walton (7-0, 5-0 Region 5AAAAAA) will host Wheeler on Tuesday.

BOYS GOLF

Kell 165, Mount Paran Christian 169:
Matthew Hines led the Longhorns to victory with a 37.

Corey Sellers, Mark Decoster and T.J. Barner carded 41, 43 and 44, respectively.

Kell (5-0) will play in the Bentwater Invitational on March 23.

Walton 151, Pope 163: Connor Edison finished with a 1-under 35, while John Yi, Michael Sheahan and Matt Flynn turned in cards of 38, 39 and 39, respectively, to help the Raiders to a win.

Walton will play at Chateau Elan in Brasleton this weekend.

GIRLS GOLF

Walton 141, Harrison 147:
Abbey Williams’ 41 led all golfers and propelled the Lady Raiders past their county rival at Indian Hills Country Club.

Meredith Singler added a 47 for Walton in its first head-to-head match of the season. Lisa Van der Ross shot 50 and Autumn Gabe 54.

Allison Black led Harrison with a 48.

Walton will face Region 5AAAAAA rival Etowah on Monday at Woodstock’s Towne Lake Hills Golf Club.

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