Prep Roundup: Harrison sweeps to wins over Woodward, Pope
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Harrison beat Woodward Academy for the second time in three days, sweeping to a 25-23, 25-19 margin Tuesday.

The Lady Hoyas also beat Pope (25-19, 27-25) to complete the tri-match.

Katie Doering led the way with 24 kills in the two matches, while Caroline Ostman added 15 kills and 14 digs.

Both Camryn Bihary and Sarah Taylor each served three aces, with Kaylee Morris totaling 55 assists. Defensively, Jocelyn Mahayag had 18 digs and Kodi Smith finished with 16.

Lassiter sweeps tri-match: Lassiter headed to Riverwood and beat the host Lady Raiders (25-14, 25-20) and Marietta (25-9, 25-5) to sweep a tri-match.

Libby Bochniak led Lassiter with a combined 15 kills and also played setter, finishing with 14 assists. Sam Link chipped in with 18 assists, and Niah Bruce added seven kills and 3½ blocks.

Lassiter (4-3) will travel to Norcross on Thursday for a tri-match with North Oconee.

Mount Paran Christian sweeps: Mount Paran beat Galloway (25-6, 25-21) and McEachern (25-16, 25-18) to earn the sweep at home.

Sarah Ramstack led the Lady Eagles (8-1) with 18 kills and 10 digs. Abby Darling added 14 kills and 15 digs, while Jillian Tucker had 47 assists and Asher Ward 30 digs.

Mount Paran will travel to Pace Academy on Thursday for a tri-match with Pinecrest Academy.

Lady Indians split tri-match: McEachern opened the tri-match with a three-set win over Galloway (17-25, 26-24, 25-14), but they fell to Mount Paran Christian (25-15, 25-18).

Gigi Perryman had 13 kills against Galloway, while Savannah Hockman added eight and Jordae Taylor seven.

Against Mount Paran, Perryman, Taylor and Hockman each had three kills.

McEachern (3-3) will host Wheeler in a best-of-five match Thursday.

Pope swept in tri-match: The rocky start to the Lady Greyhounds’ season continued with losses to Woodward Academy (25-15, 25-19) and Harrison (25-19, 27-25).

Kristen Phillips led Pope (4-5) with 13 kills and 11 digs on the night, while Morgan Dees had 31 assists. Dees, Molly Angle, and Samantha Walters each had nine digs, and Dees added five aces, to Esposito’s three.

Pope will travel to Sprayberry on Monday for a tri-match with Marietta.


Mount Paran Christian 13, King’s Ridge Christian 1 (6 inn.):
The Lady Eagles continued their torrid offensive pace with the lopsided win in Milton.

Mount Paran (3-0) has outscored its competition 49-1 to start the season. It put the finishing touches on Tuesday’s game with a six-run sixth inning.

Lexi Bates was 4-for-4 with three triples and five RBIs, while Cassie Lugar was 2-for-5.

Emily Harrell (3-0) went the distance, striking out 11 for Mount Paran, which will travel to Walker today.

South Cobb 19, Pebblebrook 4 (3 inn.): South Cobb exploded for 12 runs in the third inning to win its Region 3AAAAAA opener and remain undefeated on the season.

The Lady Eagles (4-0, 1-0) led 4-0 after the first inning and 7-0 midway through the second.

Becky Collins was 3-for-4 with three runs scored, a double, triple and seven RBIs. Asia Moore batted 3-for-3 with four runs scored and a double, while Emily Cargle was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a double.

Dezirae Rhodes (1-0), who did not allow a run in one inning in the circle, batted 3-for-5 with five RBIs and two doubles.

Shannon Russell had a single and scored a run for Pebblebrook. DeJanae Tookes had a hit and an RBI.

South Cobb will host McEachern today, while Pebblebrook is at Osborne.

Allatoona 5, South Paulding 1: Allatoona rallied from a 1-0 second-inning deficit to post a Region 5AAAAA home win.

The Lady Buccaneers (3-4, 3-0) recorded 12 hits and took the lead with a three-run fourth.

Makenzie Colwart (2-4) allowed one earned run on two hits — both in the second inning — and struck out five for the complete-game victory.

Bailey Crawford batted 3-for-4 with an RBI, a double and a triple. Melanie Maule was 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI, while Darby Pinkard, Morgan Kazerooni and Casey Lewis each had a hit and an RBI. Kara Hester had two hits.

Allatoona will travel to Hiram on Thursday.

Harrison 8, McEachern 0 (6 inn.): Harrison notched five runs in the fifth inning to take a big lead, and it went on to get the Region 4AAAAAA win.

The Lady Hoyas got three hits and a walk in the fifth. Lindley Bruce had a two-run single in the inning.

Bruce also hit a double earlier in the game and scored two runs. Brooke Etheridge was 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, a stolen base and two runs scored. Mikenzie Vaughn was 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored.

Pierce Fox pitched four innings to get the win. She gave up just one hit and had six strikeouts.

Harrison (5-1, 2-0) will host Hillgrove on Thursday.

Campbell 8, Osborne 1: Chandler Kasprowicz pitched an 18-strikeout no-hitter in the non-region game.

Kasprowicz also led the offense with three RBIs.

Jo’de Cummings, Sierra Logan, Emma Thomas, Ella Roberts, Hannah Reyes each had an RBI for Campbell (2-4), which will play a doubleheader at Wheeler on Saturday.

North Cobb 12, Marietta 0 (5 inn.): North Cobb scored four in the first inning, three in the second to set the tone of the Region 4AAAAAA road game.

Bryanna Vasquez was 2-for-3 and scored three runs and had an RBI. Kayla Trumbull was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, while Olivia Mould was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Carli Troutman was 1-for-3 with two runs.

Casey Page walked all three times she came to the plate and scored twice, and McKenzie Krause was 1-for-1 with two RBIs.

Mould got the win, giving up just one hit and throwing eight strikeouts in four innings. Julie Sanderlin came in to close out the game.

North Cobb (4-0, 2-0) will host Kennesaw Mountain on Thursday.

Late Monday

Mount Paran Christian 12, Our Lady of Mercy 0:
Courtney McKenzie went 3-for-4 as the Lady Eagles won handily.

Jessica Spain had two RBIs, while Emily Harrell struck out nine in a no-hit outing.
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