Prep Roundup: Lions rebound for 3rd place in 7-AAAAA

SUWANEE - The Peachtree Ridge boys bounced back from a semifinal overtime loss to Collins Hill to take third place in Region 7-AAAAA with a 71-53 win over Mill Creek. The win sends the Lions to a first-round Class AAAAA state playoff game next week at Brookwood.

Khalid Mutakabbir scored 24 to lead the Lions (20-8) while C.J. Blackwell scored 19 points. Rasheed Fischer also finished with 11 points.

Mill Creek (12-14) received 14 points from Paul Evans and 11 from Ronald Wamer. The Hawks open next week's state tournament on the road against South Gwinnett.


Meadowcreek 80, Central 75

LILBURN - John Ruff led Meadowcreek with 28 points, to help the Mustangs beat Central Gwinnett 80-75 in overtime Saturday.

Charles Johnson added 20 points for the Mustangs (24-3) and Brian Williams scored 19 points for Central.


Central 50, Shiloh 46

LILBURN - Central Gwinnett was down by eight at the half but came back to take a 50-46 victory over Shiloh on Saturday.

Dria David led Central with 29 points and Tiller Smith scored 11 points for Shiloh.

Providence 44, Eagles Landing 41

NORCROSS - Maggie Brown led Providence (19-8) with 16 points and Amelia Allen scored 15 to help the Stars take a 44-41 win over Eagles Landing on Saturday.


Mill Creek 6, Columbus 0

HOSCHTON - Lindsay Kempf scored two goals for the Hawks, to help Mill Creek shut out Columbus 6-0 on Saturday.

Kari Goodbar, Hannah Eison, Jaci Carithers and Cortney Emmert each contributed a goal, while Taylor Cornelius got the shutout in goal for Mill Creek (4-1).

Grayson 1, Alpharetta 0

CHATTAHOOCHEE - Molly Williams had five saves and got the shutout, while Samantha Lange scored the Rams' (4-0-1) lone goal at the 14-minute mark, as Grayson took a 1-0 win over Alpharetta on Saturday.

Parkview 1, Walton 0

LILBURN - Top-ranked Parkview beat No. 2 ranked Walton 1-0 on Friday to remain an undefeated 4-0 for the season and win its 35th straight game.

Maureen Buff scored the Panthers' only goal, while Chelsea Ramsey saved a penalty kick in the game and had five saves for the shutout in goal.


Brookwood 3, Norcross 0

SNELLVILLE - Theo Yang scored all three goals for the Broncos to help Brookwood shut out Norcross 3-0 on Saturday.

Stefan Gojic and Dabin Ji each had an assist for Brookwood. Tim Brown attained his third shutout in goal for the Broncos.

Grayson 2, Alpharetta 1

CHATTAHOOCHEE - Austin Clark and Davis Selby each scored a goal for Grayson, to help the Rams remain undefeated 5-0 after being Alpharetta 2-1 on Saturday.


Buford tops Carrollton, Gainesville

GAINESVILLE - The Buford girls took a 4-1 win over Carrollton, and beat Gainesville 5-0 on Saturday.

Audrey Manitte and Jordan Poole each won their singles matches. Cortland West and Michelle Hanley won at No. 1 doubles and Kathryn Bradshaw and Ashton Simpson won at No. 2 doubles for Buford against Carrollton.

In the second match, Manitte, Poole and Burge each won their singles matches. Courtland West and Michelle Hanley won at No. 1 doubles, and Molly Davis and Ashton Simpson also won at doubles for Buford (4-1).


Buford beats Carollton, Gainesville

BUFORD - Buford defeated Carrollton 3-2 and Gainesville 5-0 on Saturday to remain undefeated 5-0 for the year.

In the first match Ben Hunter won at No. 1 singles, Fletcher Cline won No. 2 singles, and Preston Benson won No. 3 singles for Buford.

Against Gainesville, Hunter, Cline and Benson each won at singles for the Wolves.

Andrew Platt and David Markes won at No. 1 doubles and Michael Becker and Matthew Gates won No. 2 doubles.

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