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PREP ROUNDUP: Duluth rallies to beat North in 7th

Photo by Jason Braverman

Photo by Jason Braverman

SUWANEE -- David Matton smacked a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the seventh to rally Duluth past North Gwinnett 3-2 on Monday.

Down two runs heading into the final inning, Evan Dumas doubled off the wall to score Eric Sutor and make it a 2-1 game. Matton followed that up with the huge homer and the Wildcats (11-5, 6-4) beat North for the second straight game. Duluth won in extra innings Friday night.

John Clark (3-2) got the win. He allowed two runs, neither earned, on six hits and struck out five in the complete-game effort.

BASEBALL

Collins Hill 7, Norcross 1

NORCROSS -- Trey Marksberry gave up just three hits and struck out six in six innings of work as Collins Hill beat Norcross 7-1 on Monday.

Nate Williams was 2-for-3 with three RBIs to lead the offense effort. Charlie Padilla was also 2-for-3 and Jimmy Shea was 1-for-2 for the Eagles (7-8, 4-4).

Mill Creek 6, Marist 3

ATLANTA -- Mill Creek got a pair of home runs from Jerad Curry and Nick Tillman in a 6-3 win over Marist on Monday.

Curry was 2-for-4 and had an RBI. Tillman was 1-for-3 with three RBIs.

Chandler Boyd was 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Connor Kasten was 3-for-3 with a run and an RBI.

Cody Pugh got the win, allowing three runs on seven hits and striking out two in seven innings for the Hawks (11-4).

Dacula 11, Berkmar 0

DACULA -- Brandyn Bartlett just one hit to help Dacula blank Berkmar 11-0 in five innings Monday.

Bartlett (4-0) struck out three in four shutout innings.

The Falcons (8-8, 4-3) hit four homer runs in a highly productive offensive night. Tyler Jarvis was 1-for-2 with a dinger and three RBIs. Steven Williams went yard and had two RBIs in a 2-for-2 night. Michael Barnes (two RBIs) and Matt Pogue (RBI) were both 1-for-2 with a homer.

Also performing well at the plate were Tripp Calhoun (2-for-3) and Tyler Crumley (1-for-2 with two RBIs).

Peachtree Ridge 13, Mountain View 5

SUWANEE -- Donald Frew led the hit parade with a 2-for-3 performance that included five RBIs and a grand slam in Peachtree Ridge's 13-5 win over Mountain View on Monday.

Jared Walsh was also 2-for-3 with an RBI and got the win on the mound. Walsh (3-3) went six innings, allowing just one earned run (five total) on six hits while striking out 10 and walking just one.

Brian Hanberry and Anthony Perez each had a hit and two RBIs. Tyler Haswell had a hit and an RBI, while Preston Johnson added an RBI for the Lions (9-7, 5-3).

Mountain View's Beau Blair and Tyler Bethune each had two hits and scored two runs.

Grayson 13, Shiloh 3

LOGANVILLE -- Grayson run-ruled Shiloh in a 13-3 five-inning victory Monday.

Will Mahassey got the win with 11/3 innings of relief.

Austin Meadows was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, Kyle Streicher was 2-for-4 with two RBIs, Chris Erwin was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Austin Hayes was 2-for-3 for the Rams (10-6, 3-3).

Central 13, Archer 8

LAWRENCEVILLE -- C.J. Cronic was 3-for-5 with five stolen bases and scored five runs in Central Gwinnett's 13-8 win over Archer on Monday.

Dustin Hayes was 3-for-5 with a double and a triple. He also picked up the win to improve to 2-2 this season.

Luis Valdez was 2-for-4 and Dillon Mackel hit a home run for the Black Knights (10-7, 3-4).

Stevens County 9, Lanier 4

TOCCOA -- Lanier lost a road game to Stevens County 9-4 on Monday.

Walter Gropp was 2-for-3 with a double, Austin Wood was 2-for-4 with an RBI and T.J. Richardson was 1-for-4 with two RBIs for the Longhorns (1-14, 1-13). Going 1-for-2 were Kameron Doster, Trenton Little and Michael Diaz.

Holy Innocents' 17, Wesleyan 11

ATLANTA -- After rallying from an seven-run deficit to tie the game, Wesleyan couldn't weather another offensive surge from Holy Innocents' and suffered its first region loss 17-11 on Monday.

Drew Widner had three hits, two of which were three-run home runs, to finish with six RBIs.

Alex Thykeson had four hits for the Wolves (9-4, 4-1) and Will Anderson had a solo homer.

Jeremy Shirley allowed no runs in three innings of work on the mound.

BOYS TENNIS

Pace Academy 3, Wesleyan 2

ATLANTA -- The Wolves dropped a close match 3-2 to Pace Academy on Monday.

Winning for Wesleyan (10-3) were Norman Chang at No. 1 singles and Jeffrey Chang at No. 2 singles.

GIRLS TENNIS

Pace Academy 4, Wesleyan 1

NORCROSS -- Megan Kelly won a point at No. 1 singles for the Wolves, but that was all they scored in a loss to Pace Academy on Monday.

Wesleyan (7-5) lost three points in third-set tiebreakers.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Woodward 15, Wesleyan 12

NORCROSS -- Caroline Jordan and Courtney O'Leary each scored four goals, but Wesleyan came up short in a 15-12 loss to Woodward Academy on Monday.

Lizzy Everbusch added two more goals for the Wolves (5-3-1).