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PREP ROUNDUP: Dacula's Junuzovic sets goal-scoring record

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Photo by Brandon Brigman

DACULA — Ado Junuzovic of Dacula scored three goals Tuesday night in helping the Falcons to a 4-0 win over Shiloh in Region 8-AAAAA.

Junuzovic’s hat trick brought his career total to 91, setting a new record for most goals in a career by a boys soccer player in Gwinnett County Public Schools.

Joey Efford added a goal, while Dacula (8-2-1, 4-0) earned the shutout with strong defensive play from James Fukartas, Danny Garcia, Landon Kinsey, Edgar Cruz and Josh Legg.

BOYS SOCCER

Mill Creek 6, Duluth 0

HOSCHTON — Six different players scored for Mill Creek on Tuesday to help give the Hawks a 6-0 win over Duluth in Region 7-AAAAA.

Goal scorers for Mill Creek (8-1-1, 1-0) were T.J. Hoppiness, Taylor Scalera, Mac Sinclair, Kenny Valencia, Brandon O’Toole and Collin Robinson. Nick Muntean helped with two assists.

Berkmar 2, Central 0

LAWRENCEVILLE — Sixth-ranked Berkmar received goals from Juan Carlos Diaz and Martin Lugo on Tuesday as the Patriots blanked Central Gwinnett 2-0 in Region 8-AAAAA.

GAC 6, Clarkston 1

NORCROSS — Stewart Abrahart scored two goals Tuesday night as top-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian upended Clarkston 5-1 in Region 6-AA.

Max Gomas, Paul Ille, Camryn Brody and Denzel Clarke each added a goal for GAC (9-2, 5-0).

Buford 2, Decatur 1

DECATUR — Buford goalkeeper Baxter Argo had three big saves on Tuesday as the eighth-ranked Wolves edged ninth-ranked Decatur 2-1 in Region 6-AA.

Gerardo Mondragon provided the first goal for Buford (6-3-2), while Esgardo Arroyo scored the second.

Providence 2, Paideia 1

LILBURN — Providence (7-2, 5-0) nipped Paideia 2-1 on Tuesday in a battle between two teams ranked in the top three.

Providence, ranked No. 1 in Class A, received its first goal from Caleb McQuaig, while Taylor Henry scored with about eight minutes left with the eventual game-winner. Paideia entered the match ranked No. 3.

GIRLS SOCCER

Dacula 5, Shiloh 0

DACULA — Katie McAdams had three goals and an assist on Tuesday to lead Dacula 5-0 over Shiloh in Region 8-AAAAA.

Lauren Vick scored twice for Dacula (7-4, 2-2), with Valrea Bermeo and Ruba Chimedza each helping with an assist.

Central 2, Berkmar 1

LAWRENCEVILLE — Central Gwinnett picked up a win in Region 8-AAAAA on Tuesday with a 2-1 decision over Berkmar.

Jency Ramirez scored the lone goal for the Patriots.

Mill Creek 2, Duluth 1

HOSCHTON — Mill Creek, ranked No. 4 in Class AAAAA, held on to defeat Duluth 2-1 Tuesday night in Region 7-AAAAA action.

Lindsay Kempf delivered the first goal for Mill Creek (8-1, 1-0) off a feed from Torie Scalera. Scalera later scored Mill Creek’s second goal, getting help from an assist by Tatum O’Keefe.

Duluth’s goal came on a penalty kick from Erin Falk. The Wildcats fell to 5-2-1.

Paideia 2, Providence 0

LILBURN — Second-ranked Paideia defeated Providence 2-0 on Tuesday in a Region 4-A battle.

Top player on defense for Providence (3-8, 1-5) was Andrea Latimer.

GAC 1, Woodward Academy 1

NORCROSS — Greater Atlanta Christian, ranked No. 1 in Class AA, battled the second-ranked team in Class AAA, Woodward Academy, to a 1-1 tie on Tuesday.

Rachel Garcia provided the goal for GAC (9-0-2).

Buford 1, Decatur 0

DECATUR — Katie Garth scored off an assist from Jessi Vaverka on Tuesday night to lift No. 8 Buford 1-0 over sixth-ranked Decatur in Region 6-AA action.

Caitlin Hollis earned the shutout at keeper.

BASEBALL

Providence 17, Pace 2

LILBURN — Providence had its hitting shoes on Tuesday afternoon as 12 different players pounded out 16 hits, including three home runs in the Stars’ 17-2 rout of Pace in four innings.

Tyler Brown, Austin Loyd and Erich Stahl each went 2-for-2 with two runs for Providence (5-6, 3-0), while Josh Carter had two hits and two RBIs.

Alan Skinner (2-0) pitched four innings in the win, allowing two runs on four hits and a walk with four strikeouts.

Hebron 15, Tallulah Falls 0

DACULA — Hebron needed just three innings to do away with Tallulah Falls on Tuesday, posting a 15-0 shutout in Region 8-A.

Royce Baptiste allowed three hits with three strikeouts in three scoreless innings for the win.

Matt Stephens led the offense for Hebron (12-1, 7-0), going 2-for-3 with a double and three runs. Christian Davila also went 1-for-2 with a double, two runs and two RBIs.

BOYS TENNIS

Grayson 4, Archer 1

LOGANVILLE — Grayson defeated Archer 4-1 on Tuesday in a Region 8-AAAAA battle.

Matt Bolt paired with Trevor Gobbel for a No. 1 doubles win for the Rams (3-9, 1-5), while Austin Collier and his partner Chase Phillips delivered a No. 2 doubles win. Parker Evans also won at No. 2 singles with Bolu Fawole winning at No. 3 singles.

Aaron Harris of Archer won the No. 1 singles match.

Norcross 5, Mountain View 0

LAWRENCEVILLE — Norcross swept Mountain View 5-0 on Tuesday in a Region 7-AAAAA match.

Chris Willis, Nick Lynch and Alex Clausen each helped Norcross (9-3, 1-2) with singles wins. Sameer Anand and William Espinoza added a No. 1 doubles win with Andrew Deitsch and Sinclair Buntin winning at No. 2

Collins Hill 3, Peachtree Ridge 2

LAWRENCEVILLE — Collins improved to 9-2 overall and 3-0 in Region 7-AAAAA by edging Peachtree Ridge 3-2 on Tuesday at the Collins Hill Athletic Center.

Winners for the Eagles were Chris Clark at No. 1 singles, Tyler Kallgren at No. 2 singles and the No. 1 doubles team of Alec Rahmanian and Jake Inderrieden.

Dacula 4, Berkmar 1

DACULA — Dacula took two singles matches and two doubles matches to win 4-1 over Berkmar on Tuesday in Region 8-AAAAA.

Winners for Dacula in singles were No. 1 Matt Nelson and No. 2 Caleb Barth. Doubles winners were No. 1 Joel Salazar and Austin Schulte and No. 2 Zak Germaine and Spencer Richardson.

GAC 3, Athens Academy 2

ATHENS — Greater Atlanta Christian improved to 5-3 on Tuesday by edging Athens Academy 3-2.

Winning for GAC were Hunter Ragland at No. 2 singles, Jake Montgomery and Alex Soh at No. 1 doubles and Andrew Kim and Joshua Mitchell at No. 2 doubles.

Hebron 5, Tallulah Falls 0

DACULA — Hebron upped its record to 7-1 on Tuesday with a 5-0 sweep over Tallulah Falls.

Wes Mendoza, Jerod Beck and Josh Beck all won in singles action for the Lions, while the doubles matches went to the pair of Kyle Donatucci and Cole Maness and the duo of Jack Griffin and Paul Stinespring.

GIRLS TENNIS

Mill Creek 3, North 2

SUWANEE — Mill Creek clipped North Gwinnett 3-2 on Tuesday for a Region 7-AAAAA win.

Mallory Kolts won for Mill Creek (12-1, 3-0) at No. 3 singles, while other winners were Nela Handac and Allison Weaver at No. 1 doubles and Cailey Stevens and Madison Hahn at No. 2 doubles.

Points for North (10-4, 1-2) came in singles action with wins by Shannon Bettiol at No. 1 and Taylor Clark at No. 2.

Peachtree Ridge 4, Collins Hill 1

LAWRENCEIVLLE — Peachtree Ridge logged a Region 7-AAAAA win on Tuesday by beating Collins Hill 4-1 at Collins Hill Athletic Center.

Singles winners for the Lions (5-0, 4-0) were No. 1 Jessica Northcutt and No. 2 Mary Jeremiah. Doubles matches went to Ali Mills and Abby Owens at No. 1 and Erin Mills and Jena Kelly at No. 2.

Winning for Collins Hill was Abbie Wehr at No. 3 singles.

Norcross 5, Mountain View 0

LAWRENCEVILLE — Cameron Williams, Vooha Vellanki and Stacey Lackey all won in singles action on Tuesday as part of a 5-0 sweep by Norcross over Mountain View in Region 7-AAAAA.

Cameryn Massey teamed with Allison Plummer for Norcross (10-2, 3-0) to win at No. 1 doubles, while the No. 2 match went to Amanda Northrup and Lindsay Holmes.

Dacula 3, Berkmar 2

LILBURN — Dacula took one singles match and both doubles matches on Tuesday to beat Berkmar 3-2 in Region 8-AAAAA.

Doubles winners for Dacula (5-13) were Shannon Stovensky and Elizabeth Bennett at No. 1 and Allie Reed and Alysa Leugars at No. 2, while Nicki Neal won at No. 1 singles.

Athens Academy 3, GAC 2

ATHENS — Greater Atlanta Christian came up short on Tuesday as the Spartans narrowly fell 3-2 to Athens Academy.

Stephanie Collins won at No. 3 singles for GAC (3-5), while Emma Deal and Ann Puntkattalee provided a point with a No. 2 doubles win.

Hebron 4, Tallulah Falls 1

DACULA — Hebron topped Tallulah Falls 4-1 on Tuesday, improving its record to 3-6.

Michelle Kniffen won at No. 1 singles for Hebron, while Laura McLear took the No. 2 singles match. No. 1 doubles match went to Anneliese Vorpahl and Mini Schulte with the No. 2 match being taken by Savannah Blalock and Sarah Trainor.

BOYS GOLF

Mill Creek gets pair of 39s

HOSCHTON — Hyun Choi and Emerson Newsome each carded a 39 on Tuesday as Mill Creek cruised 161 to 234 win over Duluth at Hamilton Mill.

Justin Cho shot 40 to lead Duluth.

Hebron falls by three strokes

STATHAM — Athens Academy freshman Kyle Mueller shot a three-under 33 on Tuesday at the Georgia Club as the Spartans narrowly slipped past Hebron 171 to 174.

Casey Price and Drake Mayhew each finished with 39 to lead Hebron.

GIRLS GOLF

Gentry leads Hebron over Athens Academy

STATHAM — Darby Gentry shot a 40 on Tuesday as Hebron defeated Athens Academy 90 to 108 at the Georgia Club.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Collins Hill 16, Parkview 13

LILBURN — Collins Hill topped Parkview on Tuesday night 16-13. Darsey Walker led the Eagles (6-4) with five goals.

Parkview (2-7) received four goals each from Truemy Dao and Juliet Tang, while Kelly Spevacek and Bethany Barbour each scored two. Brittany Albano also scored a goal for the Panthers, while keeper Sammi Bosler had 15 saves.

Holy Innocents’ 10, Peachtree Ridge 5

ATLANTA — Holy Innocents’ defeated Peachtree Ridge 10-5 on Tuesday night.

Rachel Harper led Peachtree Ridge (6-4-1) in scoring with three goals, while Michelle Fortier scored two goals.

BOYS LACROSSE

Collins Hill 11, Parkview 5

LILBURN — Holin Axley put in four goals Tuesday night to lead Collins Hill 11-5 over Parkview.

Collins Hill (4-2) also received three goals from Connor Boston and two goals from Kyle Burke.

Duluth 5, Riverside 3

DULUTH — Duluth improved to 5-2 on Tuesday as the Wildcats defeated Riverside Military Academy 5-3.

Erik Brewer paced the offense with three assists, while David Ogden had two goals and an assist. Zack Consie added a goal and an assist with Chris Gage and Brendan Eckard each scoring a goal.

Chad Waldes was 10-for-11 in face offs, while the defense held Riverside scoreless the final 27 minutes.

— Compiled by Scott Smith

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