Dominion (22-8) scored the final six points of the third quarter to take a 46-40 lead to the final 8 minutes, but Deerfield, behind three Carter 3 pointers, closed the game on a 23-9 run.
Dominion was also undone by 30 turnovers in the contest.
Harrison Kristofak led the Knights with 18 points, while Tate Cooney had 12. Courtney Alexander Jr. finished with eight points and 13 rebounds, and Isaiah Primus-Belgrave added four points and 11 boards.
Walton 8, Kell 2: Henry Rowling and Stephen Wrenn each homered as the Raiders downed their east Cobb rival.
Rowling went 2-for-2 with a double and a solo homer in the fifth. Wrenn hit a two-run shot in the sixth, and Avery Roberts had a hit and drove in two.
Will White earned his second victory of the season, pitching 4 2/3 innings, allowing four hits, one earned run and six strikeouts.
Kell (2-2) will host Marietta today, while Walton (6-1) will host North Paulding on Monday.
Marietta 3, Alpharetta 2: Eric Henderson provided the Blue Devils with their go-ahead run on an RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Evan Steele threw six innings to get the win and gave up three hits while throwing seven strikeouts.
Myles Wilson was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Travis Wildermuth was 1-for-4 with an RBI, while Jordan Mathis was 1-for-3 and scored two runs.
Marietta (3-1) will travel to Kell today.
Mount Paran Christian 8, Whitefield Academy 0: The Eagles scored five runs in the bottom of the first and two in the bottom of the second, en route to the win.
Keith Johnson and Jake Palomaki each had two hits, while Tyler Trammel had a hit and an RBI. Will Schnure, Ryan Murphy and Colton Cannon each had one hit. Schnure had two RBIs, while Murphy and Cannon each had an RBI.
Andrew Maxwell gave up five hits and three stikeouts in five innings.
Mount Paran (3-0, 1-0 Region 6A) will travel to North Cobb Christian on Monday.
Carrollton 9, Pope 7: The Greyhounds fell to 0-2 on the season after a loss at the University of West Georgia.
Pope trailed 7-1 through four innings before tying the contest with a six-run fifth. However, Carrollton plated two more in the fifth and earned the victory.
Nathaniel Lowe had a three-run home run in the fifth for Pope, while Steven Skruck belted a solo homer in the second.
Jared Parker doubled twice and had an RBI. Jake Henson also batted in a run.
Pope will host Fayette County today.
Milton 4, Harrison 0: The Hoyas were held to two hits in losing the non-region home game.
Cameron Iszler and Will Jones each had singles, with Jones’ coming on a bunt.
Harrison (1-2) had a runner in scoring position with one out in the second, but lined into an inning-ending double play.
Starter Avery Greer pitched the first four innings, allowing two hits, three walks and a run. He struck out six.
Harrison will play a split doubleheader today, hosting Houston County and Woodstock.
St. Francis 4, North Cobb Christian 3 (8 inn.): The Eagles lost a second-straight extra-inning game, this one getting away on a wild pitch.
North Cobb Christian took a 3-0 lead on hits by Zach Cornell and Patrick Martin and an RBI double by Rabon Martin. St. Francis came back to tie it in the fifth.
Patrick Martin finished with two hits and added an RBI for North Cobb Christian, which will host Mount Paran Christian on Monday.
Fellowship Christian 7, Walker 4: Two errors in the sixth inning led to three runs and left the Wolverines on the losing end of a Region 6A contest.
Walker committed five errors for the game.
Cameron Bloebaum went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Zachary Eikost had a double, and Gavin Crouch, Austin Walker, James Pittinger, Kevin Bray and Alex Watkins each added a hit.
Walker (1-3, 1-1) will travel to Mount Pisgah Christian on Monday.
Walton 3, Etowah 0: Phillip Adams scored the first goal unassisted off a rebound to give the Raiders a 1-0 halftime lead, and they cruised from there.
David Greene added to the lead in the second half on a Sommy Khalaj assist, and Shaheem Barzegar scored the third on a breakaway goal down the flank.
Michael Juric got the shutout at goal and had eight saves for Walton (5-1, 1-0 Region 5AAAAAA), which will play at Brookwood on Tuesday.
Harrison 4, Blessed Trinity 0: Drew Blankenbeckler scored 3 minutes into the game, and the Hoyas cruised to a non-region victory.
Cole Guertin had a goal and an assist, Nathan Vicroy and Andrew Deltac each scored goals and Blankenbeckler added an assist.
Grayson Guertin made three saves in goal to earn the shutout.
Harrison (5-2) will travel to Peachtree Ridge on Tuesday.
Lassiter 7, South Cobb 0: Trey Luscre and Alex Champion each scored hat tricks as the Trojans rolled to a non-region victory.
Thomas Lowery added the final goal. Clay Dimick, Munear Abousaud, Will Stubbs, Andy Bujarski and Alex Knieling each added an assist.
Lassiter (6-0) will host Mill Creek on Tuesday.
Kell 2, Northview 1: Daniel San Nicolas scored with 13 minutes left in the game to lift the Longhorns to a Region 7AAAAA victory.
Will Cullom scored in the first half, and Michael Isidoro assisted on both Kell goals.
Josue Compean made three saves in goal.
Kell (2-3, 1-1) will travel to Sequoyah on Tuesday.
Kennesaw Mountain 2, Mount Paran Christian 0: Edgar Martinez netted two second-half goals for the Mustangs.
Jose Elizade assisted on one score.
Goalkeeper Taylor Cotton had three saves for Kennesaw Mountain (3-2), which will host Hillgrove on Tuesday.
Pope 3, Forsyth Central 2 (PK): The Greyhounds trailed 2-0 in the first half before Zach McCown assisted on Josh Ziskend’s goal.
Franklin Robinson assisted Luke Scanlan on his equalizer goal 5 minutes into the second half, which led to overtime, where the Greyhounds won 4-3 on penalty kicks.
Ian VanBuskirk, Robinson and Scanlan scored. Tai Livnat’s won the shootout for the Greyhounds.
Sean Hatcher had five saves in regulation and stopped two of five penalty kicks for Pope, which will host North Springs on Tuesday.
North Cobb 2, Woodland-Bartow 1: Jordan Pannell scored the game-winner with 3:11 to play to lift the Lady Warriors to a non-region victory.
Woodland scored the first goal of the game midway through the first half, but North Cobb answered 1 minute later. Molly Mead scored when her corner kick bounced past the goalkeeper and into the net.
The game remained tied until Whitney Johnson flipped a centering pass to Pannell for the game-winner.
North Cobb (3-3-1) will travel to River Ridge on Wednesday.
Mountain View 2, Wheeler 1: Nisha Shah scored early in the second half to pull the Lady Wildcats even, but a late goal by Mountain View was too much to overcome.
Trailing 1-0, Shah put in the rebound off a Lydia Piendel shot to tie the game.
Mountain View scored the game winner with just under 10 minutes to play.
Wheeler (0-3-1) will host East Paulding on Thursday.
Northview 5, Kell 1: Courtney Hendrickson scored her first goal of the season, but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Longhorns dropped the Region 7AAAAA contest.
Northview outshot Kell 16-6.
The Lady Longhorns (2-3, 0-1) will travel to Sequoyah on Tuesday.
Milton 14, Lassiter 12: Jack Fitzharris and Hunter Rowley each scored four goals but the Trojans lost a rematch of last year’s Class AAAAA state championship game.
Lassiter (3-1, 1-1 Area 2AAAAAA) trailed by two at the half and 12-8 heading into the fourth quarter, but its late rally came up short.
Corey John, Tom Barre, Jared Gantt and Pierce Smith each added goals
Brian Smith made seven saves in goal for Lassiter, which will host Wheeler on Wednesday.
Kennesaw Mountain 10, Duluth 5: Dennis Bell had one assist and four goals to lead the Mustangs to the road victory.
Scott Shultz added two goals for Kennesaw Mountain (3-1), which led 5-2 at halftime, while Wade Buffington had a goal and two assists. Christian Groff had a goal and an assist.
Josh Ehrlich had four saves and Brody Morin stopped two.
Kennesaw Mountain will be at Allatoona on Thursday.
Hillgrove 4, Kell 1: The Hawks opened their season with four straight-set victories in the Mountain Invitational at Kennesaw Mountain.
Maddux Mitchell set the tone with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles, with Henry Squire allowing just one game at No. 3.
Nick Orvino and Davis Adams won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 doubles, while Joey Case and Jaelen Holt won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2.
Kell’s lone point came at No. 2 singles, where Ryan Rowedder won via an injury default.
Hillgrove (1-0) will face North Paulding in today’s semifinal for a shot at the event’s title later in the day.