PREP ROUNDUP: Archer defeats Lanier in debut

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Alesha Mann went 1-for-1 with a triple and a run to help Archer beat Lanier 7-4 on Saturday.

Taylor Harris was 2-for-3 with a double, a run and an RBI, while Nicole Roberts was 1-for-3 with a double and a run for Archer. Katie Etheridge went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Kristen Craig finished 1-for-2 with a run for Archer.

Abby Lyall (1-0) got the win after giving up four hits and three runs in four innings. Mann threw 22/3 innings and gave up one unearned run and struck out one batter. Alliyah Williams picked up the save in the seventh for Archer (3-1).


North goes 4-0 in tourney

KENNESAW -- North Gwinnett went 4-0 in the North Cobb Warrior Classic, beating Etowah (25-21, 25-23), Hillgrove (25-21, 23-25, 25-17), Allatoona (25-11, 25-12) and Chamblee (25-20, 25-17).

Kristina Stinson contributed 18 kills and 15 aces, Annie Wheeler totaled 20 kills, Kelsea Knudsen had 22 kills and Alex Panks had 58 assists for North (7-1).

Brookwood goes 2-3

CUMMING -- Brookwood defeated Forsyth Central 25-13, 20-25, 25-20 and North Murray 25-13, 25-13, but lost the semifinals against Woodstock 20-25, 25-21, 21-25 on Saturday.

Erin Webb had nine kills and four aces. Autumn Adams contributed 13 kills, 71/2 blocks and five aces, while Bethany Easom had 26 assists and five aces for the Broncos (5-2).

Peachtree Ridge splits

KENNESAW -- Peachtree Ridge beat Parkview (21-25, 31-39, 25-21) and Central Gwinnett (26-6, 25-10), but lost to Riverwood (11-25, 18-25) and North Cobb (18-25, 25-20, 22-25) at the North Cobb Warrior Classic.

DeLaina Sarden totaled 35 kills, 16 digs, 10 blocks and seven aces. Lucy Riddle finished with 30 kills, six blocks, 18 digs and seven aces. Becca Meyer helped with 12 kills, nine digs six aces and went 41-42 in serving, and Kathleen Davis had 49 assists for the Lions (3-3).

Central loses four

KENNESAW -- Central Gwinnett fell to North Cobb 8-25, 9-25, Kell 26-25, 16-25, Riverwood 16-25, 14-25, and Peachtree Ridge 6-25, 10-25 in the North Cobb Warrior Classic.

--Compiled by Kate Awtrey

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