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PREP ROUNDUP: Archer scores two in 7th to top Rams

- Softball and Volleyball

LOGANVILLE -- Alesha Mann's RBI single in the bottom seventh capped off a two-run rally that lifted Archer to a 5-4 win over Grayson in the Tigers' Region 8-AAAAA opener.

Taylor Albritton went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run for Archer, while Jenna Graham added an RBI on two hits.

Nani Cabrales, who also scored the winning run, pitched a complete game in gutting out the win, allowing four runs on nine hits with nine strikeouts. The win improved Archer to 10-4 overall and 1-0 in the region.

Grayson (5-4, 0-1) was led by Shelby Smith, who went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Taylor Denton also had two hits with two stolen bases, while Nikki Cook finished 2-for-3.

SOFTBALL

Parkview 15, Central 0

LILBURN -- Parkview's offense collected 19 hits in just three innings Tuesday night as the Panthers routed Central Gwinnett 15-0 in Region 8-AAAAA.

Leaders at the plate were Morgan Robinson (3-for-3, two doubles, three RBIs), Eryn Stepp (three hits, three RBIs), Heather Rockwell (2-for-3, double), Ally Claytor (2-for-4, double) and Sydney Dalton (two hits, double, three RBIs).

The winning pitcher for Parkview (3-1, 1-0) was Amanda Chambers, who went three innings and struck out three.

Brookwood 5, Dacula 0

DACULA -- Brookwood blanked Dacula 5-0 on Tuesday night in Region 8-AAAAA action.

Brandi Jones pitched a complete game for the shutout, striking out five along the way while scoring a run on offense. Emily Brantely led the offense for Brookwood (11-1, 1-0) with a hit and two RBIs, while Jenny Blackwell was 1-for-2 with two walks and a run. Scoring one run each were Susan Norris and Ambree Muller.

The top offensive player for Dacula (4-5, 0-1) was Taryn Anthony, who went 2-for-3. Keeli Waugh was charged with the loss.

Mill Creek 9, Duluth 1

HOSHCTON -- Nikki Sagermann of Mill Creek went 2-for-2 with two home runs and three RBIs on Tuesday as the Hawks topped Duluth 9-1 in five innings in a Region 7-AAAAA game.

Chandler Griffin also homered for the Hawks (6-1-1, 2-0), while Emily Robertson went 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run. Alissa Stringer had a hit, a stolen base and a run. Tori Mitchell allowed five hits in five innings with one strikeout for the win.

Duluth (5-2, 1-1) received a hit and an RBI from Erin Lipps, while Casey Nellums was 1-for-2 with a run. Reina Sycamore and Gracie Delorenzo also went 1-for-2.

Peachtree Ridge 14,Mountain View 1SUWANEE -- Peachtree Ridge needed just three innings Tuesday to post a 14-1 win over Mountain View in Region 7-AAAAA.

Offensive leaders for the Lions (8-5, 1-1) were Andie McGregor (2-for-3, four RBIs, two runs), Leann Davis (2-for-3, double), Sarah Walker (two hits, two runs), Chandler Frisbie (1-for-2, three runs) and Kayla Jones (double, two RBIs).

Walker also logged the win, pitching three innings with one run and three strikeouts.

North 15, Norcross 0

SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett received 14 hits from 12 different players Tuesday night as the Bulldogs ran away with a 15-0 win in three innings over Norcross in Region 7-AAAAA.

Offensive standouts for North (6-3, 3-1) were Dravin Sonnon with two doubles, Sydney O'Neill with a triple and Hannah Harrison with two singles and a stolen base.

Morgan White was the winning pitcher, going three innings with two strikeouts and no hits.

Berkmar 8, North Atlanta 4

LILBURN -- After falling behind 3-0 in the first inning, Berkmar bounced back to top North Atlanta 8-4 on Tuesday night.

Jasmine Clark pitched seven innings of relief in recording the win, allowing one run on two hits with three strikeouts. The offense was led by Rebecca Morgan, who went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Chauntina Clark and Jasmine White each went 2-for-3 for Berkmar.

Lanier 4, Lumpkin Co. 3

DAHLONEGA -- Lanier stayed unbeaten in Region 8-AAA on Tuesday with a 4-3 win over Lumpkin County.

Meghan Kellett sparked the offense, going 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, while Holland Coursey had a hit and two runs. Kaylee Ramos added a hit and an RBI, while Keisha Stone finished 2-for-4 with a run.

Stone also logged the win on the mound for the Longhorns (6-10 overall).

GAC 6, Blessed Trinity 1

ROSWELL -- Sierra Lawrence went 3-for-4 with a triple, a homer, three runs and three RBIs on Tuesday night in leading Greater Atlanta Christian to a 6-1 win over Blessed Trinity in Region 6-AA.

Krista Gustafson added to the offense for GAC (7-1, 1-0) with two hits, including a triple, and run, while Celine Talley drove in a run.

Natalie de Latour (3-1) picked up the win, giving up five singles in seven innings with four strikeouts.

Buford 7, St. Pius 2

ATLANTA -- Buford's Kallie Case went 2-for-3 on Tuesday with a triple, two RBIs, two runs and a stolen base in helping the Wolves to a 7-2 win over St. Pius.

Rebekah Rude added three hits and two runs for Buford (4-5), with Lexi Overstreet chipping in with a triple, an RBI and a run. Lanier Paul also finished 2-for-4.

Bria Bush pitched 5 innings for the win to improve her mark to 3-1, giving up six hits and one walk with six strikeouts.

Providence 14, Pace 6

LILBURN -- Bethany Smith went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and two runs Tuesday night to lead Providence 14-6 over Pace Academy in Region 5-A.

Jessie Kowalewicz also had two hits with three RBIs and four runs for Providence (3-1, 1-0), while Brittany Tuttle finished 2-for-4 with two runs, three stolen bases and an RBI.

Bri Canady (4-4) earned the win, going seven innings with five strikeouts, giving up three earned runs on 10 hits.

VOLLEYBALL

Mill Creek tops Dacula, Parkview

HOSCHTON -- Mill Creek topped the .500 mark for the season at 6-5 on Tuesday by posting a pair of wins, sweeping Dacula 25-14, 25-14 and Parkview 25-13, 25-13.

Kim Brody led the Hawks in kills with eight, while Ashley Isaac added six kills, five aces and five digs. Jordan Rooks finished with nine digs and five aces, while Audrey Hoffman chipped in with seven kills.

Dacula salvaged its night with a split, battling back to defeat Parkview in three games 17-25, 25-23, 27-25.

Peachtree Ridge sweeps Archer, Mountain View

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Peachtree Ridge ran its record to 7-1 on Tuesday with sweeps of Archer 25-23, 25-19 and Mountain View 25-19, 25-21.

Pacing the attack with 31 assists was Cathleen Davis, while Becca Myer led the scoring with 17 kills and four digs. Adding to the attack with 11 kills and two blocks each were Emma Briggette and Natazzja Thomas.

Mountain View ended its night with a split as the Bears swept Archer.

GAC wins two

NORCROSS -- Greater Atlanta Christian improved to 4-2 on Tuesday with a pair of wins, topping Pinecrest Academy 25-8, 25-16 and Brookwood 25-15, 25-18.

Leaders for GAC were Dede Bohannon (14 kills, six aces), Janaya Simmons (seven kills), Catherine Chason (17 digs) and Rachel Waldrop (27 assists).

Collins Hill drops three, Buford goes 1-2

JOHNS CREEK -- Collins Hill fell to three opponents Tuesday night, losing to Johns Creek 25-12, 25-11, Sequoyah 25-12, 25-12 and Buford 25-13, 21-25, 25-15.

Katherine Ahlswede tallied 38 assists and 10 digs for Collins Hill. The Eagles also picked up 29 digs from Sarah Stone and 19 digs and 10 kills from Courtney Oster.

After the win against Collins Hill, Buford lost in its next two matches to John's Creek 25-8,25-13 and Sequoyah 25-15, 25-23. Leaders for Buford were Maggie Roper with 23 kills, 17 digs and five aces, Bailey Hicks with 41 assists and Mikhayla Riegel with 22 digs.

Hebron goes down to North and Roswell, North sweeps

SUWANEE -- Hebron's record fell to 3-3 on Tuesday with a pair of losses to North Gwinnett 25-14, 25-18 and Roswell 25-20, 25-10.

Mini Schulte had seven kills for Hebron, while Mollie Russell tallied six.

North (9-2) completed its perfect night with a sweep of Roswell 25-17, 25-13. Leaders for North were Miller Howard with 14 kills, Kristina Stinson with 15 kills and six aces, Alex Panks with 35 assists and Matia Hughes with 11 digs.

Central's skid hits four

DULUTH -- Central Gwinnett's record hit 0-4 on Tuesday night as the Black Knights lost a pair of matches, falling to Duluth 25-8, 25-13 and South Gwinnett 25-11, 25-13.-- Compiled by Scott SmithTo report scores, call 770-339-5850. Scores must be reported before 10:15 p.m. every day with the exception of Tuesday and Friday to be included in the next edition. Deadline for Tuesday is 10:30 p.m. and Friday is 10:45 p.m.