PREP ROUNDUP: Wesleyan's Shaheen gets 200th win

Photo by Jason Braverman

Photo by Jason Braverman

NORCROSS — Wesleyan baseball coach Mike Shaheen picked up his 200th career win Tuesday night as the Wolves defeated Mount Pisgah 13-2 in six innings.

Mason Colquitt led the offense with two home runs and four RBIs, while Drew Widner had a two-run homer and Alex Thykeson had two hits and three RBIs.

Will Anderson (5-0) picked up the win on the mound for the Wolves (16-7, 11-3), while Jeremy Shirley pitched two innings in relief.


Providence 11, St. Francis 1

LILBURN — Christin Stewart led another Providence rout with an impressive day at the plate.

Stewart was 3-for-3 with two home runs, a double, three RBIs and three runs scored as the Stars beat St. Francis 11-1 in six innings Tuesday.

He wasn’t the only one with a solid performance. Steven Slaughter was nearly as good, going 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, two runs and two RBIs. And Erich Stahl was 1-for-2 with a run and a stolen base for Providence (17-8, 13-2).

Patrick Smith was the winning pitcher. He allowed just one run on three hits and struck out four in four innings.

Blessed Trinity 5, GAC 4

NORCROSS — Completing a suspended game from the night before, Greater Atlanta Christian fell just short against Blessed Trinity, the top-ranked Class AA team in the state.

The game went a total of eight innings, but only 11⁄2 of those were played Tuesday and the Spartans lost 5-4.

Robby McPherson hit a two-run home run and Zach Feuerbach had an RBI single for GAC (15-9, 8-6).

Hebron 13, Social Circle 0

DACULA — Hebron Christian continues to roll through its region schedule, thumping Social Circle 13-0 in five innings Tuesday.

The Lions are 23-2 overall and 18-1 in their region. The offensive barrage was balanced by a winning effort from Jordan Hillyer on the mound. Hillyer allowed no hits while striking out seven in three innings.

Christian Davila (three RBIs), Brady Shoppe (three-run homer) and Danny Lockhart (two doubles) were all 2-for-3 at the plate. Bradley Higgins added to the hit parade with a 2-for-2 performance that included two doubles and two RBIs.

Hebron was coming off an 11-0 victory over Riverside Military Academy the night before. Ryan Treadwell got the win, pitching five innings and giving up seven hits while striking out seven.

Davila had a home run and two RBIs. Matt Stephens was 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs.


Brookwood 3, Etowah 0

SNELLVILLE — Randy Phillips and Mark Guentert won at the top two singles spots Tuesday as the Brookwood boys tennis team blanked visiting Etowah 3-0 in the Class AAAAA second round.

Drew Wendel and Matt Jones also won at No. 1 doubles for the Broncos (19-1), who advance to play the Alpharetta-Wheeler winner in the quarterfinals.

Pace Academy 3, Hebron 0

ATLANTA — The best season in Hebron history came to a close on Tuesday. The Lions lost to Pace Academy 3-0 in the second round of the Class A state playoffs.

It’s the deepest Hebron (11-3) has ever gone in the state tournament after finishing runner-up in the Region 8-A tournament.


Providence 3, Gordon Lee 2

CHICKAMAUGA — Providence advanced to the Class A Elite Eight with a narrow 3-2 win over Gordon Lee on Tuesday.

The Stars (18-5) swept the singles matches to set up a date with Mt. Pisgah on Thursday.

Winning for Providence were Vani Crist, Christy North and Madison DeMoss.

Peachtree Ridge 3, Alpharetta 0

SUWANEE — Peachtree Ridge didn’t allow Alpharetta to get a point in its 3-0 second-round victory in the Class AAAAA playoffs Tuesday.

The Lions got singles wins from No. 1 Jessica Northcutt and No. 2 Mary Jeremiah. The No. 1 doubles team of Ali Mills and Abby Owens closed out Alpharetta and pushed Peachtree Ridge into the state quarterfinals, where it will take on powerhouse Walton.

Wesleyan 3, Athens Academy 2

ATHENS — Wesleyan advanced to the Class A quarterfinals with a 3-2 road win over Athens Academy on Tuesday.

Megan Kelly at No. 1 and Sarah Settlage at No. 3 were singles winners for the Wolves. Sally Robertson and Julie Rodriguez earned the third point at No. 1 doubles.


Killian Hill 3, Shiloh Hills 0

LILBURN — Killian Hill will get a chance to defend its state title after blanking Shiloh Hills 3-0 in the GCAA semifinals Tuesday.

Paige Williams scored a pair of goals and Katie Graff added another for Killian Hill, which will play at home against Covenant Christian at 5:30 p.m. Friday for the title.


Mill Creek 9, Sprayberry 8

MARIETTA — Freshman Kelly Skoglund scored four goals and had two assists as Mill Creek edged out Sprayberry 9-8 on Tuesday.

The Hawks, who also got three goals and two assists from Alexis Ordini, still have just two losses in their first season as a varsity program.

Jessica Reese and Mckenzie Fagioli each had a goal and an assist for Mill Creek (14-2).

Senior goalie Kali Coleman made 12 saves on 20 shots to help hold off Sprayberry.


North Forsyth 5, Collins Hill 3

CUMMING — Collins Hill got two goals from Zac Kennedy and one from Holin Axley, but it wasn’t enough in a 5-3 loss to North Forsyth on Tuesday.


Lanier’s Mattadeen earns trip to state

SUGAR HILL — First-year program Lanier will have one representative at next month’s state track and field meet.

The Longhorns’ Sloan Mattadeen won the 110-meter hurdles at the Region 8-AAA meet on Saturday at Lanier. The senior posted a time of 15.24 seconds to earn a trip to Jefferson for the state meet on May 5-7.

Lanier finished sixth in the team standings with 51 points. North Hall won the region title with 108 points, Monroe Area was second with 89 points and Oconee was third with 88.