SUWANEE - North Gwinnett continued to prove it is amongst the state's elite girls soccer teams as it shut out No. 3-ranked South Forsyth 2-0 on Friday.
North's defense anchored by Katie Blackmon, Ellie McGinley, Deidre Radloff, Jordyn Wilson and Angela Franklin proved to be the decisive factor against a strong South Forsyth offense.
Kaitlin Baker and Kelly Penston each scored one goal apiece while Paige Banham had five saves in goal for the Bulldogs (6-1, 2-0).
Mill Creek 1, Decatur 1
DECATUR - Laura Smith scored a goal and Brooke Hoppmeyer had the assist as Mill Creek tied Decatur 1-1 on Friday.
Jennifer Vincent had three outstanding diving saves in the last three minutes of the game to salvage the tie for the Hawks.
Parkview 2, Vestavia Hills 0
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Marah Falle led Parkview (7-1) past Vestavia Hills, which is ranked No. 1 in 5-AAAAA in Alabama, 2-0 on Friday.
Falle had one goal and an assist while Megan Geiger added another goal for the Panthers.
Providence 2, Greenbrier 2
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Despite strong efforts from both Mary Katherine Franklin and Kassi Flowers, Providence (5-1-1) tied its first game of the year to Greenbrier 2-2 on Friday.
Franklin and Flowers both had a goal apiece for the Stars.
Decatur 6, Mill Creek 2
DECATUR - Decatur scored a goal in the first 25 seconds of the game and never looked back as it rolled past Mill Creek 6-2 on Friday.
Bryan Gerster and Jorge Pradilla each had one goal apiece for the Hawks.
Peachtree Ridge 2, Northview 0
ALPHARETTA - Zach Denson and Steven Quintero each scored a goal as they led Peachtree Ridge past Northview 2-0 on Friday.
South Forsyth 2,
North 1, PKs
SUWANEE - Korey Daigle scored a goal late in the second half to tie the game at 1-1, but North Gwinnett fell short 7-6 on penalty kicks as it lost to South Forsyth 2-1 on Friday.
Centennial 3, Collins Hill 2
ROSWELL - Rob Manning and Greg Hoover each scored one goal as Collins Hill fell short to Centennial 3-2 on Friday.
North 9, M.L. King 3
SUWANEE - North Gwinnett (5-0) remained undefeated and had everyone in the lineup got a hit as it rolled past M.L. King 9-3 on Friday.
Lars Mitchell got the victory, pitching a complete game, allowing six hits with six strikeouts.
Ellis Logeman and Tate Blenke each had a homer while Justin Rahm, Ty Goodbar and Mike Peters all had two hits apiece for the Bulldogs.
Dacula 7, Shaw 5
DACULA - Jonathan McBrayer pitched 52⁄3 innings, allowed no runs and had five strikeouts to lead Dacula past Shaw 7-5 on Friday.
Shannon Wilkerson was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs while Bryant Jones went 2-for-3 with a homer for the Falcons.
Norcross 8, Shiloh 7
NORCROSS - Leonard Foster had the game-winning hit, scoring Peter Poole in the bottom of the ninth to give Norcross an 8-7 win over Shiloh.
Richard Pirkle was 4-for-4 with a homer and Johnny Curry went 3-for-5 with two RBIs for the Blue Devils.
Matt Summah was the winning pitcher striking out four batters in only 32⁄3 innings of work.
Sequoyah 8, Shiloh 2
SNELLVILLE - Drew Freeman was strong on the mound, allowing seven hits and striking out three batters, but Shiloh lost 8-2 to Sequoyah on Friday.
Collins Hill 3, Heritage 0
SUWANEE - Justin Earls and Allan Kolleda combined to allow only one hit and strike out seven batters to lead Collins Hill past Heritage 3-0 on Friday.
Earls pitched five innings, did not allow a hit and had four strikeouts while Kolleda pitched two innings, surrendered only one hit and had three strikeouts.
Michael Young was 2-for-2 with a run scored and Justice French went 2-for-3 for the Eagles (3-1).
South Forsyth 6, South 5
CUMMING -Despite a valiant comeback, South Gwinnett fell short as it lost to South Forsyth 6-5 on Friday.
Lance Whatley was 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Comets.
GAC 3, St. Pius 1
NORCROSS - Taylor Wood pitched six strong innings and recorded seven strikeouts as he picked up the win to lead Greater Atlanta Christian past St. Pius 3-1 on Friday.
Patrick Savage was 3-for-3 with a triple and Colton Chapple was 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI for the Spartans.
Kennesaw Mountain 3, Grayson 1
LOGANVILLE - Matt Hill took a no-hitter into the sixth inning but that proved not to be enough as Kennesaw Mountain slipped past Grayson 3-1 on Friday.
Hill pitched six innings, allowing four hits and two runs. He struck out four batters for the Rams.
Dunwoody 4, Peachtree Ridge 1
DUNWOODY - Peachtree Ridge committed seven errors and Dunwoody took advantage as it defeated Peachtree Ridge 4-1 on
Killian Hill Christian 17, Community Christian 0
STOCKBRIDGE - Aaron Brooks pitched a no-hitter as Killian Hill Christian rolled past Community Christian 17-0 in five innings on Friday.
Brooks pitched five innings and struck out nine batters.
Chris Niarchos had a dominant performance from the plate, going 5-for-5 with a home run, two doubles and three RBIs for Killian Hill.
Killian Hill Christian 7, Greater Gwinnett 1
LILBURN - Anna Niarchos hit a huge home run to push Killian Hill Christian past Greater Gwinnett 7-1 on Friday.
Niarchos was 4-for-4 with three RBIs. Jamie Cyrus also had a strong night from the plate with two hits. Rachel Niarchos was solid on the mound for Killian Hill, allowing only three hits and one run.
- Compiled by Haaris Quraishy
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