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Prep Roundup: Mackel's hit lifts Black Knights

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Photo by Brandon Brigman

LAWRENCEVILLE — Dillon Mackel had a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh for Central Gwinnett to beat Providence 5-4 on Wednesday.

Mackel was 2-for-4 with a double and RBI, while Andrew Ellis went 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI, and Luis Valdes went 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI for Central (3-1). Taylor Fields threw a complete game and gave up two hits and struck out 10 batters. Fields was also 1-for-2 at the plate for Central (3-1).

Michael Shealy got the loss on the mound for Providence after he gave up one run off three hits, three strikeout and a walk in three innings. Offensively for Providence (1-3), Austin Loyd went 1-for-2 with a double and two runs and Christin Stewart went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and two runs scored.

BASEBALL

Grayson 5, Wesleyan 3

GRAYSON — Chris Erwin threw two innings and earned his first win, while Taylor Allum went one inning for the save to help Grayson top Wesleyan 5-3 on Wednesday.

Erwin went 1-for-3 at the plate with an RBI and Austin Meadows went 1-for-2 with an RBI for Grayson (3-0).

South 6, Alcovy 5

SNELLVILLE — South Gwinnett took a 6-5 win over Alcovy on Wednesday.

Brandon Matics (1-0) gave up two runs and struck out three batters in 31⁄3 innings to earn the win, while Andrew Cochran went 2⁄3 inning without allowing a run or hit to collect the save for South (2-0).

Offensively Jake Hauser was 1-for-3 with a home run while Adam Doss went 2-for-3 with two runs and Jamie Suggs had two RBIs. Kent Rollins, Joe Hillin, Ryan Patterson and Mason Hart each had a hit for the Comets.

Duluth 6, Mt. Paran 3

DULUTH — Chris Rich hit a three-run home run to help Duluth take a 6-3 win over Mt. Paran on Wednesday.

Evan Dumas had two hits and an RBI, while Jacob Timmie and Erich Sutor each had a hit for the Wildcats. Zack Erwin gave up an earned run, three hits and struck out seven batters in five innings to earn the win on the mound for Duluth.

Mountain View 8,

Flowery Branch 0

LAWRENCEVILLE — Joey Bell gave up one hit over six innings to gain the win and help Mountain View shut out Flowery Branch 8-0 on Wednesday.

Offensively Alex Brock had three hits and a triple, while Garry Gwaltney had two hits, which included a triple and Ryan Gibbs and Tyler Bethune each had two hits for the Bears (4-0). Mountain View has thrown three one-hitters in four games and have only given up two runs this year.

Milton 12, Dacula 4

DACULA — Dacula fell to Milton 12-4 on Wednesday.

Morgan Loyd (0-2) gave up six runs in three innings in the loss. Blake Zierten and Dylan Schmidt each had a double and an RBI, while Tripp Calhoun added a home run and an RBI and Matt Pouge scored a double for Dacula (0-3).

Gainesville 16, Lanier 0

SUGAR HILL — T.J. Richardson and Kam Doster each had a hit but Lanier fell to Gainesville 16-0 on Wednesday.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Collins Hill 15, Brookwood 6

SUWANEE — Collins Hill beat Brookwood 15-6 on Wednesday.

For Brookwood, Jasmin Thomas had 12 saves in goal and Jackie Lastinger scored two goals. Lauren Clay scored a goal and had five groundballs, while Lindsy Thomson, Emma Samtulli and Courtney Ross each added a goal for the Broncos (1-3).

Peachtree Ridge 10, Duluth 6

SUWANEE — Erin Palanza had 14 saves in goal as Peachtree Ridge defeated Duluth 10-6 on Wednesday.

Michelle Fortier led Peachtree Ridge with six goals and an assist and Amanda Saners scored two goals and had three assists for Peachtree Ridge (4-0).

For Duluth (2-2), Paige Salkowski had seven saves in goal, while Ajahna Grosvenor scored three goals for Duluth. Ali Cole, Estelle Ognunmesesan and Katherine Hsieh each added a goal.

Mill Creek 8, Parkview 3

LILBURN — Kali Coleman had 10 saves to help Mill Creek defeat Parkview 8-3 on Wednesday.

Mackenzie Fagioli, Emily Hallberg and Kelly Skoglund each scored two goals apiece for Mill Creek (4-0).

Kelly Spevacek, Bethany Barbour and Colleen Curlee each scored a goal and Lisa McManus had 10 saves for the Panthers (1-3).

Wesleyan 12,

Kennesaw Mountain 11

NORCROSS — Caroline Jordan led with four goals as Wesleyan took a 12-11 victory over Kennesaw Mountain on Wednesday.

Courtney Batchelor, Lizzy Eversbusch and Lindsay Moore each scored two goals for the Wolves (3-1).

BOYS LACROSSE

Mill Creek 16, Parkview 1

HOSCHTON — Brett Bailey scored four goals and David Bryan contributed three with three assists to help Mill Creek (3-0) defeat Parkview 16-1 on Wednesday.

North Forsyth 15, Duluth 7

CUMMING — Duluth fell 15-7 to North Forsyth on Wednesday.

Zack Consie led Duluth with three goals and Charlie Hall contributed two goals and four assists for the Wildcats (2-1).

Collins Hill 8, Brookwood 2

SUWANEE — Abe Heller and Connor Doston each scored two goals, while Alex Squires had seven saves to help Collins Hill (2-1) beat Brookwood 8-2 on Wednesday.

GIRLS SOCCER

Grayson 3, Chapel Hill 0

GRAYSON — Mary Vernetti scored two goals and Shayna Rogers added one to help Grayson defeat Chapel Hill 3-0 on Wednesday.

Molly Williams and Cadye Picklesimer split time in goal for the shutout for the Rams (5-1-1).

Providence 10, St. Francis 0

ROSWELL — Kat Slayton scored three goals and Savannah Flynn added two to help Providence (2-3) shut out St. Francis 10-0 on Wednesday.

Meadowcreek 2, Shiloh 1

NORCROSS — Rachel Hill scored the only goal in regulation to help Meadowcreek (1-1-1) beat Shiloh 2-1 in penalty kicks on Wednesday.

BOYS SOCCER

Meadowcreek 3, Shiloh 1

NORCROSS — Christopher Morgou, Christian Acosta and Darrell Walters each scored a goal to help Meadowcreek beat Shiloh 3-1 in overtime on Wednesday.

Archer 5, Eastside 5

COVINGTON — Archer (1-3-1) and Eastside tied 5-5 on Wednesday.

Chris Harrison and Zach Wholz each scored two goals and Abdul Yakubu added one for Archer.

GIRLS TENNIS

Collins Hill 4, Dacula 1

DACULA — Collins Hill beat Dacula 4-1 on Wednesday to improve 6-0 on the year.

Jillian Stes and Abbie Wehr won at singles, while Megan Gorham and Lina Tibavinsky won No. 1 doubles, and Maddie Owensby and Cassie Owensby won No. 2 doubles for the Eagles. For Dacula (2-5), Nicki Neal earned a win from her singles match.

Buford 5, North Hall 0

BUFORD — Kelley Cohron, Jancy Burge and Katheryn Bradshaw each earned a win at singles matches to help Buford shut down North Hall 5-0 on Wednesday.

Cortland West and Michelle Hanley won No. 1 doubles for the Wolves (4-4), while Abby Hundley and Jessica Thompson won No. 2 doubles.

North 5, South Forsyth 0

CUMMING — North Gwinnett shut out South Forsyth 5-0 on Wednesday.

North swept its singles matches with wins by Shannon Bettiol, Taylor Clark and Haley Wix. Chelsea Koch and Isabel Balsavage collected a win at No. 1 doubles and Lizzy Bradley and Madison Bolden earned a win at No. 2 doubles for North (3-0).

Mill Creek 4, Northview 1

HOSCTHON — Mill Creek topped Northview 4-1 on Wednesday.

Michelle Yau and Madison Hahn each won singles matches while Nella Hanac and Allison Weaver won No. 1 doubles, and Cailey Steven and Lauren Atkinson earned the win at No. 2 doubles for Mill Creek (7-1).

BOYS TENNIS

Collins Hill 4, Dacula 1

DACULA — Collins Hill stays undefeated 6-0 after a win against Dacula 4-1 on Wednesday.

Chris Clark and Tyler Kallgren each won their singles matches for Collins Hill. Alec Rahmanian and Jake Inderrieden won No. 1 doubles and Kevin Pfeiffer and Peyton Rushing won No. 2 doubles for the Eagles.

Buford 5, North Hall 0

BUFORD — Buford shut out North Hall 5-0 on Wednesday.

In singles matches Rob Hunter, Colby West and Michael Becker earned wins. Nicholas Becker and Matthew Gates earned a win at No. 1 doubles, and Jabin Stepp and Bryce Benson collect a win at No. 2 doubles for Buford (7-1).

Grayson 3, Alcovy 2

COVINGTON — Matt Bolt and Ian Morano collected wins from their singles matches to help Grayson defeat Alcovy 3-2 on Wednesday.

Bolu Fawole and Jakeem Booker won No. 2 doubles for Grayson (2-4).

BOYS GOLF

Parkview beats Central

SNELLVILLE — Parkview defeated Central Gwinnett 158-224 at Summit Chase Country Club on Wednesday afternoon.

Ted Moon shot a low 35, while Drew Echard shot a 40 for Parkview. Dillon Powell was the low scorer for Central and Terrod Gizacia shot 53.

Norcross defeats South Forsyth

DULUTH — Norcross beat South Forsyth 159-173 at Berkely Hills Country Club on Wednesday.

Jason Mendel was the low medalist with a 36, while Zach Healy shot a 37, and Will Flowers had a hole in one on number 11 for Norcross.

GIRLS GOLF

Parkview tops Central

SNELLVILLE — Parkview took a 93-128 victory over Central Gwinnett at Summit Chase on Wednesday.

Ashley Pilgrim was the low scorer for Parkview with a 42 and Leah Chandley shot a 51. Sarah Hutch and Megan Landress each shot a 64 for Central.

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