PREP ROUNDUP: Norcross girls split with Denmark school

NORCROSS -- The SINE School came all the way to Norcross from Denmark and did not settle anything.

The Blue Devils (1-1-1) played the Europeans to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday in girls soccer. Mallory McEwen scored the only goal for Norcross. The SINE School calls itself an international boarding school for sports. The players spent the school day with the Norcross players, shadowing them during class before the game. The Danes are in the middle of a metro Atlanta tour, which includes a match against Greater Atlanta Christian today.


Druid Hills 3, Meadowcreek 0

ATLANTA -- Meadowcreek picked up its first loss of the season, falling 3-0 to Druid Hills on Wednesday. The Mustangs are now 1-1-1 on the season.


Meadowcreek 1, Druid Hills 0

ATLANTA -- Ermis Velasquez scored the only goal as Meadowcreek beat Druid Hills 1-0 in the season opener on Wednesday. Mirsha De la Cruz picked up the shutout for the Mustangs (1-0).


South 5, Providence 3

SNELLVILLE -- Brandon Matics allowed one earned run in 4 innings as South Gwinnett edged out Providence 5-3 on Wednesday. Matics (1-0) gave up five hits and struck out five for the Comets (1-1). Jordan Ramey got the last three outs for his first save. Mason Hart went 2-for-2 with an RBI for South.

For the Stars (0-1) Austin Loyd was 2-for-3 with a double, while John Bailey had an RBI double. Luke Henderson was the losing pitcher, allowing two earned runs in four innings to go with five strikeouts.

Mill Creek 7, Dacula 2

HOSCHTON -- Cody Pugh pitched four no-hit innings as Mill Creek defeated Dacula 7-2 in the season opener Wednesday. Pugh allowed no runs and struck out four to get the win for the Hawks (1-0). Nick Tillman went 2-for-3 with an RBI, while Tad Newman knocked in two runs. Brandon Harmon added two hits.

Morgan Loyd was the losing pitcher. He allowed five runs and six hits in two innings. Tyler Crumley was 1-for-2 with an RBI for the Falcons (0-1).

Mountain View 8, Archer 3

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Beau Blair pitched six scoreless innings to lead Mountain View to an 8-3 win over Archer on Wednesday. Blair allowed five hits and struck out five for the Bears (2-0). Blair also had one hit and scored two runs. Brandon Griffin added three hits and two runs, while Peyton Fore scored three times. Garry Gwaltney knocked in three runs.


Collins Hill 4, Parkview 1

LILBURN -- Collins Hill knocked off Parkview 4-1 on Wednesday. In the singles matches, No. 1 Abbie Wehr and No. 2 Ashley Johnston won their matches for the Eagles (3-2). Maddie and Cassie Owensby won at No. 1 doubles, while Lindsay Doktor and Gabriela Orellana took care of the No. 2 doubles matches.

Megan Reeves won the No. 3 singles match for the Panthers.

Providence 4, Pinecrest 1

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Providence swept the doubles matches in a 4-1 win over Pinecrest on Wednesday. Katherine Harris and Alex Mele won their No. 1 doubles match, while Carly Dubay and Robin Ferris took care of the No. 2 doubles match for the Stars. Vani Crist was the winner at No. 1 singles, while Abby Mazza took the point at No. 3 singles.

Mill Creek 4, Centennial 1

ROSWELL -- Mill Creek defeated Centennial 4-1 Wednesday. The Hawks (5-1) swept the doubles matches with wins from the teams of Cailey Stevens and Mallory Kolts, and Madison Walsh and Abbi Jordan. In singles, Allison Weaver won the No. 2 match, while Natalie Martinez won at No. 3.

Wesleyan 5, AIS 0

NORCROSS -- Wesleyan shut out Atlanta International School 5-0 on Wednesday to stay unbeaten this season. Megan Kelly, Suzannah Strickland, Carti Payne and Caitlin English won the singles matches for the Wolves (3-0). Hayley Alexander and Katie McLaughlin won the doubles match.

North 4, Brookwood 1

SNELLVILLE -- North Gwinnett picked up its first win of the season with a 4-1 win over Brookwood on Wednesday. Shannon Bettiol, Hannah Serdinia and Izzy Balsavage won the singles matches for the Bulldogs (1-1). Haley Wix and Emma Etelalahti earned a point at No. 1 doubles. For the Broncos (1-3), Kenan Smith and Katie Kraft won at No. 2 doubles.

Shiloh 4, Meadowcreek 1

SNELLVILLE -- Shiloh won its season opener with a 4-1 victory over Meadowcreek on Wednesday. Danielle Ramsey, Selena Buckner and Ashanti Hicks swept the singles matches for the Generals (1-0). Alexis Inman and Chyna James also won at No. 1 doubles.


Collins Hill 5, Parkview 0

LILBURN -- Collins Hill remained unbeaten to start 2012 with a 5-0 win over Parkview on Wednesday. Chris Clark, Tyler Kallgren and Ian Melnick swept the singles matches for the Eagles (5-0). Jake Inderrieden and Marcus Maloney won at No. 1 doubles, while Alec Rahmanian and Peyton Rushing won the No. 2 doubles match.

Brookwood 3, North 2

SUWANEE -- Brookwood edged out North Gwinnett 3-2 on Wednesday. Will George earned a point at No. 2 singles, while Drew Wendel won the No. 3 singles match. Ryan Pridgeon and Will McWhirt took care of the No. 2 doubles match.

Ryan Duncan and Forrest Huffman won at No. 2 doubles for the Bulldogs (1-1). Taylor Buchholz was the winner at No. 1 singles.

Providence 4, Pinecrest 1

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Providence handled Pinecrest 4-1 on Wednesday. Jon North, Emory Williams and Calton Cheek won the singles matches. Robby Barker and Zach Beavers finished off the No. 2 doubles match.

Mill Creek 3, Centennial 2

ROSWELL -- Mill Creek swept the singles matches in a 3-2 win over Centennial on Wednesday. Quentin Lavender, Adam Gonterman and Tyler Abbott all won matches for the Hawks (5-1).

Wesleyan 5, AIS 0

ATLANTA Wesleyan blanked Atlanta International School 5-0 on Wednesday. Jeffrey Chang, Austin Zakas and Kris Ippolito won the singles matches for the Wolves (1-2). Zach Taylor and Andrew Dorman earned the point at No. 1 doubles, while Brooks Prettyman and Cameron Anderson won at No. 2 doubles.


Duluth 12, Brookwood 11

SNELLVILLE -- Noah Holt scored the game-winning goal with eight seconds left as Duluth beat Brookwood 12-11 on Wednesday. Holt scored twice for the Wildcats (2-0). Ali Cole led with five goals, while Rebecca Graham added three goals. Goalie Paige Falkowski set a school record with 29 saves.

For the Broncos (0-1), Courtney Ross and Taylor Stercay each scored three goals. Lauren Clay and Paige Miller each added two goals.

North 19, Archer 4

SUWANEE -- Erica Smith put in seven goals as North Gwinnett beat Archer 19-4 on Wednesday. Katie Verret and Lauren Aycock each scored three goals for the Bulldogs (1-0).


Grayson 9, South Forsyth 3

CUMMING -- Ben Mertz had four goals and three assists as Grayson won its season opener over South Forsyth 9-3 on Wednesday. Thatcher Smith added two goals and an assist for the Rams (1-0). Garrett Gorski had one goal and an assist, while Ryan Hutcheson and Nathan Yetter each scored once. Josh Parris made nine saves in goal.

North 22, Archer 0

SUWANEE -- Luke Printz scored five goals to lead North Gwinnett to a 22-0 win over Archer in the season-opener on Wednesday. Ronnie Adams added four goals for the Bulldogs (1-0). Matt Palmer, A.J. Fagan, Nathan Howell and Connor Kannaly each scored twice. Goalie Alex Riggin picked up the shutout.

Mill Creek 14, Parkview 0

LILBURN -- Mill Creek shut out Parkview 14-0 to win its season-opener on Wednesday. Nick Kozlowski scored four goals and had three assists for the Hawks (1-0). Steven Vinson added a pair of goals and dished out one assist.

West Forsyth 11, Collins Hill 10

SUWANEE -- Collins Hill dropped its opener to West Forsyth 11-10 Wednesday. Holin Axley scored three goals to lead the Eagles (0-1). Connor Pittman and Lou Schreckenberger each added two goals.


Peachtree Ridge holds off Mill Creek

DULUTH -- Peachtree Ridge slipped past Mill Creek 159-163 in Wednesday's season-opener at Sugarloaf Country Club. Jeff Chae shot a 3-over-par 39 to lead the Lions.


Gary 3 years, 6 months ago

Congratulations on a great start to the varsity lacrosse season for the North Gwinnett High School Varsity Boys' Lacrosse team and the Lady Bulldogs Varsity Lacrosse Team! Keep playing smart lacrosse as a team with great stick work. Go Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs!


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