PREP ROUNDUP: Seniors lead North to win over Peachtree Ridge

SUWANEE -- Seniors Sydney O'Neill and Lacey Najafi helped North Gwinnett to a 12-3 win over Peachtree Ridge on Monday.

O'Neill was 3-for-3 with a run, while Najafi had a double and a run. Miranda Strother was 3-for-3 with a double and three runs, while Tori Prince was 2-for-2 with two runs and Kendall McKinney was 2-for-2 with a double and two runs. Morgan White was the winning pitcher for North (19-8, 7-4), allowing four hits, three earned runs and one strikeout.


Dacula 7, South Gwinnett 0

SNELLVILLE -- Dacula finished regular season region play with a 7-0 win over South Gwinnett on Monday.

The Falcons' offense was very productive with Caitlyn Daniels (1-for-4, two runs), Kendra Pfister (1-for-2, run, RBI) Brittany Taylor (1-for-3, double RBI), Madison Moseley (2-for-4, run) and Shania Norman (1-for-3, run) leading the charge. Keeli Waugh (7-9) was the winning pitcher, getting the shutout and allowing two hits for the Falcons (10-14-1, 3-4).

Archer 8, Morgan County 5

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Nani Cabrales hit a home run to lead Archer past Morgan County 8-5 on Monday.

Cabrales was 3-for-4 with three runs for the Tigers (19-8). Nicole Roberts (2-for-4, RBI, run), Aliesha Mann (2-for-4, three RBIs, run), Alliyah Williams (2-for-4, RBI) and Sharday Smith (2-for-3, RBI) also had big nights at the plate. Madison Wyngaert (8-1) was the winning pitcher, going seven innings and allowing five hits, two earned runs and striking out 12.

North Hall 5, Lanier 4

GAINESVILLE -- North Hall edged out a 5-4 victory over Lanier on Monday.

Lauren Pettit led the Longhorns' offense by going 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Holland Coursey, Hannah Coursey, Megan Kellett, Amberley Hays and Ciera Fackler each had a hit. Hannah Coursey and Kellett each had an RBI for the Longhorns (8-16).

Wesleyan 9, Pace 1

ATLANTA -- CaraMia Tsirigos and Dacia Jones each hit home runs to power Wesleyan to a 9-1 win over Pace Acadmey on Monday.

Landyn Duley went 3-for-4 with an RBI and three runs and Victoria Distasi went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run. Jones was also the winning pitcher, while Amanda deLaPerriere pitched the fifth inning for the Wolves (14-9, 6-1 region).

Providence 9, Fellowship 3

ROSWELL -- Jessie Kowalewicz hit a two-run homer to power Providence to a 9-3 win over Fellowship on Monday.

Kowalewicz was 3-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Brittany Tuttle went 4-for-5 with two runs and three stolen bases and MacKenzie Tuttle was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Bri Canady (11-8) was the winning pitcher, allowing nine hits, one earned run and one strikeout for the Stars (11-12, 4-3).

North wins division at Brookwood Invitational

SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett went undefeated on the last day of the Brookwood Invitational on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (18-8-1, 6-4 region) got wins over Northgate, Kennesaw Mountain and Lowndes to finish 5-0-1 in the tourney.

North defeated Northgate 6-1 with the help of Mirand Strother's fifth inning grand slam. Tori Prince was 4-for-4 with two RBIs and a run, while Alaina Hall was 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs and Kelsey Summers scored a run. Hall (4-4) threw a complete game, striking out 10 and allowing one run.

Morgan White (5-1) picked up the win in North's 4-2 victory over Kennesaw Mountain. Strother hit a grand slam in the fifth and also doubled twice. Hall had two hits and a triple.

Senior Emily Wood (4-4) picked up the win in North's 5-3 victory over Lowndes, allowing three runs on three hits.


Buford wins two

CUMMING -- Buford defeated Milton 26-28, 25-22, 25-23 and South Forsyth 25-18, 25-20 on Monday.

Maggie Roper led the Wolves (16-10) with 26 kills and 23 digs. Jessica Falletta had 11 kills and 15 digs, Bailey Hicks added 34 assists and Mikhayla Riegal made 20 digs.


Gary 3 years, 11 months ago

A Grand Slam way to finish your regular season and especially for the seniors, their years playing for the Lady Bulldogs Fast Pitch Softball Teams, while improving themselves, as student athletes! Thanks and may fast pitch softball continue to be a part of your life, in some capacity, in the future. Good luck and much success! GO LADY BULLDOGS!


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