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Prep roundup: Au scores four in Bulldogs' win over Duluth

SUWANEE - Danielle Au already had a hat trick, but added one more goal for good measure. She wound up with four goals and an assist as North Gwinnett's girls soccer team shut out Duluth 8-0 on Thursday.

Kelly Penston and Halie Watts added a goal and an assist for the Bulldogs (11-3, 5-1).

Laura Jones and Hannah Beursken also scored. Lauren Recchia, Kaitlin Baker, Alex Induni, Kayla Flick and Kristen Tamburo also had assists. Rebecca Ingram and Amber Bahli combined for three saves in the shutout.

GIRLS SOCCER

Peachtree Ridge 3, Forsyth Central 1

CUMMING - Christine Watts scored the first and last goal as Peachtree Ridge knocked off Forsyth Central on Thursday. Jessie Kupstas added a goal and an assist for the Lions (7-5, 4-3). Alexi Owen and Sammie Badgio also had an assist. McCall Gardner made four saves in goal.

BOYS SOCCER

Peachtree Ridge 3, Forsyth Central 1

CUMMING - In a match that featured eight yellow cards, including six by Peachtree Ridge, the Lions held off Forsyth Central 3-1 in Region 7-AAAAA play on Thursday. Matt Brazer gave Peachtree Ridge (11-2, 6-1) the lead in the 12th minute after scoring on penalty kick. John Meraizalde broke a 1-1 tie with a goal in the second half. It was followed by a score from Steven Quentero with an assist from Andrew Green. Sophomore keeper Tyler Young made six saves.

Wesleyan 6, Buford 1

BUFORD - Wesleyan had three players score two goals each in a 6-1 win over Buford on Thursday. Michael O'Hare, Michael Cornelius, and Greg MacKenzie each had a pair of goals for the Wolves (8-5-1, 4-4). Cornelius, MacKenzie, Chris Duvall, Spencer Brown, and Michael Garrison all had one assist.

Duluth 2, North 0

SUWANEE - Duluth earned its sixth shutout of the year in a 2-0 win over North Gwinnett on Thursday. Goalie Paul Giobetti had a clean sheet for the Wildcats (9-6, 4-3). He had help in front from William Rodriguez, Juan Quintero, and Daniel Espinel. Jorge Torres scored the first goal in the first half. Raul Nelchor picked up the assist. Kevin Rodriguez also had a first half goal.

Norcross 4, Mill Creek 0

HOSCHTON - Norcross shut out Mill Creek 4-0 in Region 7-AAAAA play on Thursday. Kingsley Morgan scored two second-half goals to lead the Blue Devils (9-6, 4-2). Jason Lewter and Taylor Krek added a goal each. Enrique Miranda had two saves in the shutout.

Grayson 2, Berkmar 1

LILBURN - Grayson edged out Berkmar 2-1 in a Region 8-AAAAA match on Thursday. Davis Selby had a goal and an assist to lead the Rams (8-6-1, 3-4). Jeff Rhodes also scored a goal. Nick Weatherby and Gimel Gordon each added an assist.

Central 2, Johnson-Gainesville 0

LAWRENCEVILLE - Josh Aiken-Phillips picked up his fifth shutout of the year after Central Gwinnett blanked Johnson-Gainesville 2-0 on Thursday. Aiken-Phillips made 12 saves for the Black Knights (9-5, 4-2). Saki Dougba scored Central's first goal with four minutes to go. Michael Kana-Khanu added another one with 12 seconds left.

BOYS GOLF

Mill Creek upends Collins Hill

DACULA - Two players shot 1-over par to lead Mill Creek to a 153-162 win over Collins Hill on Thursday at Hamilton Mill Golf Course. Jamison Renfroe and Ryan Monroe each fired a 37 to lead the Hawks. Sean Bolen shot an even-par 36 for the Eagles. Andrew Sterritt and Gery Dempsey each shot 41.

North takes care of Parkview

STONE MOUNTAIN - North Gwinnett beat Parkview 168-191 on Thursday at the Stonemont course at Stone Mountain Park. Michael Lee paced the Bulldogs with a 39. Matt Wytanis added a 42. Ted Moon shot a 45 to lead the Panthers.

Providence gets one-point win

SNELLVILLE - Providence held off Shiloh 189-190 on Thursday at the Country Club of Gwinnett. Mookie DeMoss had the low round of the day, shooting a 39 to lead the Stars. Stephen Ely and Jason Tarpley each shot 44 for the Generals.

Brookwood squeaks by Grayson

SNELLVILLE - Brookwood edged out Grayson 168-169 on Thursday at Summit Chase Country Club. Kevin Seay and Taylor Rose led the Broncos (7-1) with rounds of 40. Michael Allison shot a 41 to pace the Rams (9-4). Josh Sullins and Tyler Bettress each shot 42.

South moves past Central

WINDER - South Gwinnett beat Central Gwinnett 208-216 on Thursday at The Chimneys. Matthew Clayton fired a 40 to lead the Comets (7-4). Eric Duncan shot a 43 to pace the Black Knights.

GIRLS GOLF

Parkview knocks off North

STONE MOUNTAIN - Parkview holds off North Gwinnett 94-97 on Thursday at Stonemont course at Stone Mountain Park. Jenna Peatross led the Panthers (11-1) with a 46. Louisa Yang had the low round of the day, shooting a 42 for the Bulldogs.

Mill Creek beats Collins Hill

DACULA - Mill Creek squeaked by Collins Hill 79-83 at on Thursday at Hamilton Mill Golf Course. Emilie Burger led the Hawks with a 38. Jennifer Nam added a 41. Lauren Court posted a 40 to pace the Eagles. Jackie Rajek added a 43.

Brookwood upends Grayson

SNELLVILLE - Brookwood knocked off Grayson 96-119 on Thursday at Summit Chase Country Club. Erin Cundiff fired a 47 to lead the Broncos (7-1). Lisa Parkerson added a 49. Tori Van Wyen shot a 51 for the Rams (6-5).

South handles Central

WINDER - South Gwinnett held off Central Gwinnett 115-122 at The Chimneys on Thursday. Julia Zwicky shot a 55 to lead the Comets (5-3). Cassie Clack posted a 57 for the Black Knights.

GIRLS TENNIS

Brookwood 5, Westminster 0

ATLANTA - Brookwood won its 17th straight with a 5-0 shutout of Westminster on Thursday. Courtney McLane, Dana Guentert, and Lindsey Peyton won singles matches for the Broncos (17-0). Hailey Denson and Nicole Hernandez won the No. 1 doubles match, while Jordan Johnston and Katie Williams earned a point at No. 2 doubles.

Dacula 5, Duluth 0

DACULA - Dacula swept past Duluth 5-0 on Thursday. Mariel Herrera, Caitlin Hosford, and Maggie Bevil all won singles matches for the Falcons (13-3). The No. 1 doubles team of Holly Knight and Stephanie Weeden won their match. Paige Carver and Amelia Coggins earned a point at No. 2 doubles.

BOYS TENNIS

Blessed Trinity 4, Wesleyan 1

NORCROSS - Wesleyan fell to Blessed Trinity 4-1 on Thursday. Norman Chang earned the Wolves only point with a win at No. 1 singles.

BASEBALL

GAC 6, Creekview 0

NORCROSS - Andrew Steckenrider pitched a two-hit shutout as Greater Atlanta Christian beat Creekview 6-0 on Thursday. He finished with eight strikeouts and improved to 5-0. The Spartans (9-3, 5-2) scored all six of their runs in the third inning, four of them coming via a grand slam from Colton Chapple. Stephen Pepper went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles.

Wesleyan 7, Lovett 1

ATLANTA - Grayson Garvin had another dominant pitching performance to lead Wesleyan to a 7-1 win over Lovett on Thursday. The Vanderbilt recruit struck out 11 over six innings to get the win Garvin (4-0) allowed one earned run and three hits. Phillip Freeman struck out the side in the seventh for the Wolves (10-3, 6-1).

James Ramsey hit a two-run homer to break a scoreless tie in the fourth inning. Kevin Ruiz added three RBIs, while going 1-for-2.

Providence 10, Fellowship Christian 0

LILBURN - Austin Barry (3-0) pitched four shutout innings as Providence beat Fellowship Christian 10-0 in five innings on Thursday. Barry allowed only four hits, while striking out seven. Chris Wages led the Stars (12-3, 7-1) with three RBIs. He went 2-for-3, as did Addison Thomas and Tommy Bonner, who each had two RBIs. Addison McDowell was also 2-for-3 with a run scored.

Holy Innocents' 8, Buford 4

ATLANTA - Buford fell below .500 in Region 6-AA after losing to Holy Innocents' 8-4 on Thursday. Jeb Dills (0-2) suffered the loss. He allowed seven runs, four earned, over five innings. Landon Anderson drove in two runs to lead the Wolves (7-7, 3-4). Josh Rudnik drove in one, while going 2-for-3.

GIRLS LACROSSE

GAC 13, Tri-Cities 4

NORCROSS - Greater Atlanta Christian knocked off Tri-Cities 13-4 on Thursday. Amanda Clarke led the Spartans (3-9) with two goals and two assists. Rachel Roughgarden, Casey Cox, Kim Slade, Amanda Jordan, and Savannah Lazarus each scored twice. Lauren Lindsley scored once, while Ellen Begley had four assists. Goalie Cecelia Stephens had six saves.

- Compiled by Jay Black

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