PREP ROUNDUP: Mountain View baseball improves to 6-0

DACULA -- Mountain View's baseball team topped Dacula 6-3 on Friday night in a non-region contest, running its record to 6-0.

A.J. Moore started and picked up the win for the Bears, pitching five innings with one run on four hits, seven strikeouts and one walk. Kyle Mitchell pitched the seventh for the save, surrendering one hit with two strikeouts.

Ben Utley led the offense with two hits and two RBIs, while Brandon Griffin, Peyton Fore and Beau Blair each added two hits. Griffin also helped on defense with two assists at home plate from left field.

Matt Cole went 2-for-2 for Dacula with a home run and two RBIs, while Brandyn Bartlett had a double and an RBI. Morgan Loyd and Travis Vanderhorst also each finished with two hits for Dacula (1-7).

Bartlett (0-3) also started and was charged with the loss, giving up four earned runs in four innings.


Brookwood 2, Marist 1

SNELLVILLE -- Brookwood improved to 3-1 on Friday night as the Broncos nipped Marist 2-1.

Lucas Sims picked up the win, going five innings with three hits, no runs, eight strikeouts and no walks. Michael Ranieri recorded the save, going two innings with one earned run on three hits with one walk and four strikeouts. Sims was also 1-for-3 at the plate with an RBI, while Tre Lawrence went 2-for-3. Blake Schuck, Clint Carr and Brock Baughaum also had a hit each for Brookwood.

North 4, Centennial 1

SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett picked up a complete-game effort from starter Tucker Baca on Friday night as the Bulldogs defeated Centennial 4-1. Baca (2-0) allowed one unearned run and five hits, striking out eight along the way. Noah Ford had the big hit for North (5-1) with an RBI double in the bottom of the fifth to put North up for good. Michael Haynes also had a double.

Archer 8, Salem 4

CONYERS -- Archer's Brett Self went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs on Friday night to help propel the Tigers to an 8-4 win over Salem. Hayden Pendergraft added two hits and two RBIs, while Curtis Terry finished 3-for-4 as Archer evened its record at 4-4. Alexander Martin (2-1) started and delivered three innings to record the win.

Providence 3, Buford 2

LILBURN -- Erich Stahl of Providence pitched five strong innings Friday night in helping the Stars hold on for a 3-2 win over Buford. Stahl (2-0) gave up one earned run on five hits with three strikeouts. Max Broom pitched a scoreless sixth inning of relief, while Austin Smith set down the side in order in the seventh for his first save. Tyler Brown delivered the big hit at the plate for the Stars (3-2) with a two-run double in the bottom of the fourth. Austin Loyd also had a good day, going 2-for-3 with a run.

Hebron 9, Riverside 0

DACULA -- Jordan Hillyer went 3-for-4 with three doubles and three RBIs on Friday night to lead Hebron 9-0 over Riverside. P.J. Westbury went five innings in earning the win, allowing just one hit with six strikeouts. Westbury and Peyton Coker also each helped the offense with a hit and an RBI.


North 2, Northview 1

SUWANEE -- Lauren Harriman of North Gwinnett scored with 21 seconds left to lift the Bulldogs to a 2-1 win over third-ranked Northview on Friday night. Taylor Burns, who verbally committed to Southern Mississippi earlier in the day, scored the first goal for North (4-3) in the first half off a feed from Caroline Gualdoni.

Brookwood 2, Walton 1

MARIETTA -- Brookwood outdueled Walton 5-4 on penalty kicks to come away with a 2-1 win over the Raiders on Friday night. Brookwood's goal in regulation came from Fanon Williams off an assist from Meredith Mellard. Williams was also one of five Broncos (3-4) to score during the penalty kicks along with Francessca Ellis, Michelle Allen, Fiorella Gamarra and Jenny Allen. Taylor Strickland secured the win by saving the last penalty kick by Walton.

Dacula 1, Mill Creek 0

DACULA -- After going scoreless in regulation, Dacula outshot Mill Creek 4-2 on penalty kicks to earn a 1-0 win over Mill Creek on Friday night. Coming through on PKs for the Falcons (5-1-1) were Valeria Bermeo, Katie McAdams, Makayla Clack and Ruva Chimedza. The shutout at keeper was recorded by Magaly Gutierrez.

Peachtree Ridge 2, West Forsyth 1

CUMMING -- Peachtree Ridge's Katie Fitton scored off an assist from Alanna Dineen late in the second half to tie the score at 1-1 and eventually force overtime, where the Lions prevailed 2-1 over West Forsyth on Friday night. The contest was decided by penalty kicks, where the Lions (4-3) took control with a 5-4 advantage. Keeper Cosette Morche finished with six saves.

Grayson 5, Salem 0

LOGANVILLE -- Grayson received two goals from Brittany Bennett on Friday night as the Rams pulled away for a 5-0 win over Salem. Brittany Miller, Ashley Griffin and Allison Pickett each helped with one goal, while Cadye Picklesimer recorded the shutout at keeper.

Archer 2, Lanier 0

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Archer boosted its record to 5-2 on Friday night with a 2-0 blanking of Lanier. Scoring first the Tigers was Megan Wilson off an assist from Catarena Arrant, while Courtney Terilli assisted the second goal to Caroline Mangum. Rachael Pfeiffer recorded the shutout at keeper.

Berkmar 4, Meadowcreek 2

NORCROSS -- Berkmar defeated Meadowcreek 4-2 on Friday night in a non-region contest. Meadowcreek (1-3-2) received its goals from Antonella Zarralanga and Rachel Hill.

Mountain View 2, Shiloh 0

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Mountain View bumped its record up to 4-3 on Friday night with a 2-0 shutout of Shiloh. Goals for the Bears came from Emily Stout and Ansley Roley, while the shutout went to keeper Kate Darby.

Buford 10, South Atlanta 0

BUFORD -- Buford's Brooke Horist recorded a hat trick on Friday night as the Wolves rolled to a 10-0 win over South Atlanta. Adding two goals each for Buford (5-3) were Melissa Sullivan and Izzy Ortiz, while Lane Crawford, Lindsey White and Caitlin Hollis each scored one. Hollis also earned the shutout at keeper.


Brookwood 3, Walton 1

MARIETTA -- Brookwood knocked off defending-state champion Walton 3-1 on Friday night, handing Walton (3-1) its first loss of the season. Adrian Alabi led the offense for Brookwood (5-2) with two goals, while Brahan Gamarra scored one. Helping with one assist each were Trevor Mooney, Ebun Terry and Alan Barikos, while Brandon Schuster logged the win at keeper.

Grayson 2, Salem 0

LOGANVILLE -- Grayson goalkeeper Callen Rhodes saved six shots Friday night in helping the Rams shut out Salem 2-0. Goals for Grayson (5-2-1) came from Adam Kremo and Arijan Jaganjac.

Mill Creek 3, Dacula 2

DACULA -- Tajay Hoppines of Mill Creek scored in overtime to help give the Hawks a 3-2 win over Dacula. Tyler Chiu and Zach Mruk each added a goal for the Mill Creek (6-0), while Tony Baza had two assists. Dacula (3-3) picked up one goal each from Joe Efford and Tyler Moore.

Meadowcreek 4, Berkmar 0

NORCROSS -- Christian Acosta put in two goals Friday night as part of Meadowcreek's 4-0 win over Berkmar. Meadowcreek (5-0) also picked up goals from Rodrigo Reyes and Chris Morgan. Mirsha De La Cruz had the shutout at keeper.

Peachtree Ridge 3, West Forsyth 2

CUMMING -- Peachtree Ridge improved to 6-1 on Friday with a 3-2 edging of West Forsyth.Jeremy Rector provided two of the goals for the Lions, while Juan Herrera added the third goal along with one assist. Ryan Fitton and Daniel Rodriguez assisted one goal each, while Ryan Breon earned the win at keeper.

Mountain View 5, Shiloh 1

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Mountain View received one goal each from five different players Friday as the Bears knocked off Shiloh 5-1. Scoring for the Bears (5-2) were Dustin Stone, Jonathan Sayers, David Illescas, Jason Sayers and Luke Hicks. Adding assists were Jamal Golding, Carlos Ramirez and Kyle Chesler.

North 4, Northview 2

SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett got one goal each from Josh Hoeft, Daniel Arndt and James Lee as the Bulldogs topped Northview 4-2 on Friday night. North's fourth score came from a Northview own goal. Assisting the three goals were Christian Zapata, Kian Pourak and Thomas Perry. North improved to 3-5.

GAC 2, Walker 0

NORCROSS -- Vishal Patel and Max Gomas scored Friday night to help Greater Atlanta Christian to a 2-0 win over Walker. Assisting the goal by Gomas was Will Hamryka. GAC bumped its record up to 7-2.

Buford 10, South Atlanta 0

BUFORD -- Eight different players scored at least one goal on Friday night as Buford cruised 10-0 past South Atlanta. Matt Bonadies and Jesus Deleon scored two goals each for Buford (5-2), while Gerardo Silva, Edgardo Arroyo, Carlos Gutierrez, Braulio Jaramillo, Elias Gomes and Christian Lopes each scored one. Sharing time at keeper for the shutout were Dalton Fralish and Zachary Vickery.


Mill Creek 15, Johns Creek 10

HOSCHTON -- Mill Creek moved its record to 8-0 on Friday night with a 15-10 win over Johns Creek. Tori Windom led the offense for Mill Creek with four goals and one assist, while Mackenzie Fagioli followed with three goals and an assist. Abigail Fitler also scored three goals, while Tyler Rediger and Maddie Peack added two goals each. Emily Hallberg rounded out the scoring with one goal, while keeper Chandler Griffin had a busy night with 19 saves.


Peachtree Ridge 15, Brookwood 0

SNELLVILLE -- Doug Poedtke of Peachtree Ridge put in five goals as the Lions flew past Brookwood 15-0 on Friday night. Steven Lee and Matt Dominguez each added two goals, while Peter Yi and Trevor Lee each scored their first goal. Combining at keeper for the shutout were Greg Rose with seven saves and Sourish Ray with two saves.

Duluth 11, North Atlanta 8

ATLANTA -- Ben Loyal scored five goals on Friday night as Duluth fended off North Atlanta for an 11-8 win. Wes Ramon followed up with three goals, while Brendan Eckard, Zack Consie and Charlie Hall each scored one. Hall also had four assists, while keeper Sky Tabor saved nine shots.

Mill Creek 25, Archer 3

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Mill Creek had 13 different players score as the Hawks routed Archer 25-3 on Thursday night. Leaders for the Hawks (3-2) were Nick Kozlowski (two goals, four assists), Steven Vinson (goal, five assists), Will Bryan (three goals, two assists) and Patrick Fennell (three goals, two assists).