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Prep Roundup: Peterson strikes out 13 for Central

LAWRENCEVILLE - Josh Peterson had 13 strikeouts in seven innings to lead Central Gwinnett to a 5-0 win over Berkmar on Thursday.

Matthew Ricciardi hit his sixth home run of the season and had three RBIs for the Black Knights (7-7, 3-2).

BASEBALL

Grayson 7, Redan 6

LOGANVILLE - Mitchell Crutchfield pitched 2/3 of an inning in relief to get the win in Grayson's 7-6 victory over Redan on Thursday.

Matt Mehassey pitched four shutout innings.

Josh Jones went 1-for-2 with a run and Bryce Bessette was 1-for-3 with a run for the Rams (12-4).

Wesleyan 3, Lovett 2

ATLANTA - Daniel Cardwell went 3-for-4 with two RBIs to guide Wesleyan to a 3-2 win over Lovett on Thursday.

Carter Garrison went 2-for-4 with an RBI and J.J. Russell added two hits for the Wolves (10-6, 4-0).

Devin Stanton (3-0) was the wining pitcher, allowing three hits, two runs and striking out five.

Providence 9, St. Francis 2

ALPHARETTA - Aaron Epp and Patrick Smith pitched Providence to a 9-2 win over St. Francis on Thursday.

Epp went five innings, allowing three hits and one earned run, while striking out six with no walks. Smith made his first varsity appearance and allowed no hits and no runs in two innings of work.

Philip Turtle went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs. Austin Loyd was 1-for-2 with an RBI and two walks for the Stars (8-6-1).

Hebron 8, Athens Christian 6

ATHENS - Michael Wilkerson hit the winning home run in the top of the 10th inning to lead Hebron past Athens Christian 8-6 on Thursday.

Danny Lockhart was 3-for-5 with two RBIs and Jesse Myrick was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Lions (12-2, 5-2).

Kevin Burgee pitched eight innings, striking out six. Ben Mason (2-0) got the win.

GIRLS SOCCER

Hebron 5, Social Circle 0

DACULA - Alexa Allen scored all five goals in Hebron's 5-0 win over Social Cricle on Thursday. The Lions improved to 6-3-1 overall and 5-1 in region play.

BOYS SOCCER

Wesleyan 4, Whitefield Academy 1

MABLETON - Chris Duvall scored three goals to lead Wesleyan past Whitefield Academy 4-1 on Thursday.

Jeffrey Lutton added a goal for the Wolves (11-2-2).

Hebron 1, Social Circle 0

DACULA - After going scoreless in regulation, Hebron defeated social circle 4-3 on penalty kicks on Thursday.

John Foley had 10 saves for the Lions (5-7, 3-3).

BOYS LACROSSE

Wesleyan 13, Darlington 4

NORCROSS - Wesleyan got three goals from Robert Law, Bobby Fulton and Andrew Sunderman in its 13-4 win over Darlington on Thursday.

Davis Brown added two goals and four assists and Drew Daniels had two goals and one assist. Taylor Grice had 11 saves in goal for the Wolves (11-1).