LAWRENCEVILLE -- Four different Central Gwinnett players drove in a run as the Black Knights posted a 4-2 win over Brookwood in Region 8-AAAAA play Monday.
Luis Valdez went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run for Central, while Josh Davis finished 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run. Daniel Valdez and Darwin Mendez also added a hit an RBI apiece for Central (3-7, 1-1).
Paulo De Los Santos (1-1) pitched six innings in recording his first win of the season, striking out one and allowing four hits. Grant Thiel retired the side in the seventh for his first save.
Parkview 9, Dacula 2
LILBURN -- Parkview stayed unbeaten in Region 8-AAAAA at 3-0 with a 9-2 defeat of Dacula on Monday night.
Mac Marshall (1-2) pitched five scoreless innings in recording his first win of the year, allowing three hits and striking out five. Jack Esmonde pitched the final two innings, striking out two and surrendering two runs.
Offensive standouts for the Panthers (7-2 overall) were Josh Hart (2-for-4, two runs), Edwin Arias (hit, RBI), Matt Olson (two-run homer, sacrifice fly), Jeff Ronpirin (2-for-2, two RBIs), Jarrett Freeland (two-run double) and Rob Youngblood (3-for-3, RBI).
Morgan Loyd went five innings and gave up seven runs on eight hits with three walks in taking the loss for Dacula (1-10, 0-1). Loyd went 1-for-3 at the plate, while Travis Vanderhorst finished 2-for-3. Brandyn Bartlett also went 2-for-3, including a double and an RBI.
Archer 13, Berkmar 1
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Archer improved to 6-4 overall and 1-0 in Region 8-AAAAA on Monday night with a 13-1 win in five innings over Berkmar.
Tregra Williams and Brendan Fowler each went 2-for-3 with two RBIs for Archer, while Gabe Tiller added two hits and an RBI.
Aaron Moorhead earned the win to improve his record to 2-2.
Shiloh 7, North Forsyth 2
SNELLVILLE -- Shiloh knocked off North Forsyth 7-2 on Monday night in a non-region game.
Gilberto Lopez led the offense by going 3-for-3 with two RBIs, while Kyle Lewis and Cletis Avery each had two hits. Brandon Hill was the winning pitcher.
Norcross 2, Duluth 1
NORCROSS -- After taking a game into the 10th inning last Friday, Norcross and Duluth once again needed extra frames on Monday as the Blue Devils edged the Wildcats 2-1 in nine innings.
Jess Ramsey delivered the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth to plate Chris Raasch, who reached second with a double. Tanner Maloof also finished 2-for-4 with a stolen base and a run, while Zach Shirah and Jascanel Ferreras each finished 1-for-3.
Andrew Lightle pitched two innings of relief for the win, with one walk and one strikeout. Joseph Wilber started and pitched well for a no decision, going seven innings with four strikeouts and no walks.
Mill Creek 4, Mountain View 1
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Despite being held to just three hits, Mill Creek managed to post a 4-1 win over Mountain View in a Region 7-AAAAA game.
Kane Fraser hurled a complete game for Mill Creek, giving up six hits and one earned run with five strikeouts and no walks. Nick Tillman and Tad Newman each went 1-for-3 with an RBI for the Hawks (6-4, 3-1).
Mountain View, which outhit Mill Creek 7-3, received two hits each from Peyton Fore and Tyler Bethune, while Brandon Griffin added a hit and a run. Beau Blair started and was charged with the loss, pitching six innings with four runs (one earned) on three hits and five walks with five strikeouts.
Mountain View fell to 8-2 overall and 2-2 in the region.
Lanier 5, Oconee Co. 4
SUGAR HILL -- Lanier won its fifth game in a row on Monday night with a 5-4 defeat of Oconee County in Region 8-AAA.
Taylor Grant went 2-for-3 with four RBIs for the Longhorns, including the game-winning single in the bottom of the seventh to score Kelley McCoy.
T.J. Richardson also went 2-for-3 with an RBI, while Stephen Rusch finished with two hits.
Kameron Doster started and went five innings for a no decision, allowing two earned runs with four strikeouts. Matthew Ramsay picked up the win in relief with 1 innings of work.
GAC 26, Cross Keys 0
ATLANTA -- Greater Atlanta Christian needed just three innings to post a 26-0 shutout of Cross Keys on Monday night in a Region 6-AA game.
Hayden Melson pitched all three innings in securing the win, while going 2-for-3 at the plate. Daino Deas also went 2-for-3, while John LaMay and Devin Daugherty each had three hits. The win improved GAC to 8-3 overall and 2-1 in the region.
Holy Innocents' 2, Providence 0
LILBURN -- Providence had several scoring opportunities on Monday afternoon but couldn't muster the hit it needed as the Stars fell 2-0 to Holy Innocents' in Region 5-A action.
Erich Stahl pitched seven strong innings for the Stars (6-5, 2-1), scattering five hits with seven strikeouts and giving up one earned run on five hits.
Stahl also went 2-for-4 at the plate, while Austin Loyd and Tyler Brown each went 2-for-3 as Providence out hit Holy Innocents' 6-5.
Buford 4, Clarkston 0
CLARKSTON -- Buford got all its offense from one source on Monday night as the Wolves topped Clarkston 4-0 for a Region 6-AA win.
All four of Buford's goals came from Esgardo Arroyo, while Christian Lopez, Edgar Villafuerte and Carlos Gutierrez each recorded an assist. Baxter Argo and Dalton Fralish combined for the shutout at keeper with one save each.
Buford improved to 8-2 overall and 3-0 in the region.
Buford 10, Clarkston 0
CLARKSTON -- Eight different players for Buford scored on Monday night as the Wolves rolled to a 10-0 shutout over Clarkston in Region 6-AA action.
Lindsey White led the attack with three goals, while Caitlin Dawkins, Melissa Sullivan, Ceely Coker, Liz Watkins, Jackie Joyce, Olivia Hoey and Caitlin Hollis each scored one goal. Hollis also earned the shutout at keeper, while Coker tallied four assists. Buford improved to 8-3 overall and 3-0 in the region.
Peachtree Ridge 21, Duluth 12
DULUTH -- Michelle Fortier recorded eight goals and one assist on Monday night to lead Peachtree Ridge past Duluth 21-12.
Darby Frisbie accounted for 10 points for the Lions (8-1, 3-0) with five goals and five assists, while Rachel Harper and Devin Strickland each added three goals.
Duluth (5-7) was led by four goals and an assist from Ali Cole and two goals and an assist from Julianne Pham.
Mountain View 3, Meadowcreek 2
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Mountain View improved to 3-5 on Monday with a 3-2 win over Meadowcreek.
Mountain View picked up two singles wins, getting victories from Imaad Hakim at No. 2 and Troy Major at No. 3. The third point came via a No. 2 doubles win by Taylor Dodd and Josh Gilbert.
Archer 4, South 1
SNELLVILLE -- Archer won all three singles matches, getting victories from Aaron Harris, Alex Butenko and Dan Kane, as the Tigers topped South Gwinnett 4-1 on Monday night at Summit Chase.
Jordan Wyton and Josh Cade added a win at No. 2 doubles for Archer (3-3 in Region 8-AAAAA). South's point came from a No. 1 doubles win by Chas Reid and Che Estes.
Buford 3, West Hall 2
BUFORD -- Buford took two singles matches and one doubles match on Monday night to come away with a 3-2 win over West Hall (10-1).
Colby West won at No. 1 singles, while Rob Hunter followed with a No. 2 singles win. Capping off the night with a win at No. 2 doubles was Jabin Stepp and Nicholas Becker.
Hebron 4, Dacula 1
DACULA -- Hebron improved to 7-0 on Monday with a 4-1 win over Dacula.
Hebron took two singles matches with wins by Josh Beck at No. 2 and James Everson at No. 3. The Lions also took both doubles matches, with wins from Justin Starner and Johnell McLean at No. 1 and Dino Favara and Austin Dobbs at No. 2.
Archer 4, South 1
SNELLVILLE -- Archer notched singles wins from Sydnie Madison, Kimberly Anderson and Sydney Sorensen on Monday as the Tigers knocked off South Gwinnett 4-1 at Summit Chase.
Archer (7-6, 3-3) also earned a point with a win at No. 1 doubles by Lauren Dalton and Kaitlyn Balsamides.
Buford 5, West Hall 0
BUFORD -- Kelley Cohron, Annalea Stevens and Kristin Bradshaw all won in singles action on Monday night as part of Buford's 5-0 sweep of West Hall.
Winning in doubles action for the Wolves (7-4) were the No. 1 team of Savannah Whaley and Reagan Leifson and the No. 2 pair of Jessica Thompson and Rebecca Hendrix.
Hebron 4, Dacula 1
DACULA -- Sara Schmitt won at No. 2 singles and Laura McLear took the No. 3 match on Monday to help give Hebron a 4-1 win over Dacula.
Hebron also won both doubles matches, recording wins by Savannah Blalock and Ashley Whitten at No. 1 and Emily Cochran and Abbey Stewart at No. 2.
Mill Creek tops Mountain View
DACULA -- Mill Creek received a 1-over par 37 each from Nick Scott and Phillip Beard as the Hawks defeated Mountain View 159 to 192 at Hamilton Mill on Monday afternoon.
Jake Water and Cole Parks each shot 46 to lead Mountain View (5-4).
Archer's Milewski sets new school record
MONROE -- Casey Milewski of Archer set a new school record for best round on Monday afternoon with a 3-over 39 at the Providence Club. Milewski's 39 led the Tigers to a 184 to 239 win over Central Gwinnett.
Buford gets past Jefferson
BRASELTON -- Joey Dando carded a 38 on Monday afternoon in helping Buford to a 170 to 187 win over Jefferson at the Traditions.
Tanner Corley also played well for Buford by shooting 44.
Peachtree Ridge knocks off Norcross
DULUTH -- Jenny Li of Peachtree Ridge finished with a 39 on Monday afternoon in leading the Lions past Norcross 90 to 109 at TPC at Sugarloaf.
Sydney Hickman added a 51 for Peachtree Ridge, while Camille Streeter led Norcross with 53.
Mountain View nips Mill Creek by two strokes
DACULA -- Mountain View held off Mill Creek for a two-stroke win on Monday afternoon, edging the Hawks 97 to 99 at Hamilton Mill.
Hannah Magda of Mountain View took low-medalist honors with 44, while Garnett Glaser led Mill Creek with 47.
Gregory leads Archer over Central
MONROE -- Archer's Morganne Gregory led all players with a 45 on Monday afternoon to help the Tigers to a 92 to 128 win over Central Gwinnett at Providence Club.
Buford defeats Jefferson
BRASELTON -- Buford defeated Jefferson 91 to 102 on Monday afternoon at the Traditions.Bailey Burnette led Buford with 45, while Aly Hicks added 46.
TRACK AND FIELD
Parkview sweeps Gary Townsend Invitational
JONESBORO -- Parkview's boys and girls track teams won the Gary Townsend Invitational on Saturday. The girls scored 143 points to beat out Alpharetta (109.5) and M.L. King (80). The boys had 121.5 points to beat Luella (109) and Drew (68.5).
In the girls meet, Tatiana Wayne was fifth in the 100-meter dasy and sixth in the long jump. Darielle Oliver was second in the 400 and fourth in the 200. Janet Detweiler was second in the 800, Valerie Ward was fourth in the 1,600 and Laura Roswell was second in the 3,200.
Allana Anderson was second in the 100 and 300 hurdles, Imani Kimbrough was third and Nyla Lawson fourth in the high jump. Devan Heyburn won the pole vault and Lucy Bly was third. Jordan Hargrave was fourth in the triple jump
Emily Hewitt took second in the shot put and Connor Lynch was third. Hewitt was seventh in the discus.
In the boys meet, Micah Reed was fourth in the 100 and third in the 200.
Chris Geronimo was seventh in the 400 and Alec Harp, Anatoli Ejigu, Andrew Klassen and Nick Schofer were third through sixth in the 1,600. Schofer also won the 3,200.
Matt Morton was fifth in the 110 hurdles. Josh Carswell won the pole vault, Keanu Mole was ninth in the long jump, Alex Reid took third in the triple jump, Freddie Hart was fourth in the shot put and John Patterson was third in the discus.
GAC wins own invitational
NORCROSS -- Greater Atlanta Christian won the boys and girls divisions of the 15-team GAC Invitational on Saturday.
The girls scored 119 points to beat Decatur (111.5) and Blessed Trinity (107.5). The boys had 78 points to hold off Blessed Trinity (73) and Cross Keys (72).
Maileka Slayton won the 100 and 200 meters. Kayin Mujahid set a school record in the 400. The 400 relay team of Brittany Arnold, Mujahid, Airica Palmer and Slayton took first place. The 1,600 relay team of Mujahid, Palmer, Slayton and Tamara Bryant also took first. Both relay teams set school records.
Lavondre Nelson won the 100 run. The 400 relay team of Nelson, Kalif Raymond, Phillip Moore and Micah Abernathy took first, while the 1,600 relay team of Nelson, Stevin Bienfiet, Moore and Abernathy were also first.
Duluth takes third at Flowery Branch
FLOWERY BRANCH -- Duluth's boys track and field team placed third out of 11 teams at the Flowery Branch Invitational on Saturday.
Myles Campbell was second in the 100 and fifth in the 200. Terrence Williams was seventh in the 500 and second in the 300 hurdles.
John Dang (300 hurdles) and Davonta Johnson (discus) placed second.
Mark Ruskell was first in the shot put and Nick Rea was third.
Tyler Campbell was sixth in the 110 hurdles, Bryant Pinkney was seventh in the high jump and Gregory Blackshear was eighth in the high jump.
1,600 relay team of A.J. Gauthier, Dang, Williams and Campbell placed second. The 400 relay team of Zaccheus McDaniel, Gauthier, Williams and Campbell was fourth.