PREP ROUNDUP: Frerking drives in winning run for Wesleyan against Pace Academy

NORCROSS -- Katie Frerking drove in Lauren Daniel with a walkoff single in the eighth inning to lead Wesleyan past Pace Academy 3-2.

Amanda DeLaPerriere picked up the win for the Wolves (21-5), giving up one earned run, five hits and striking out three in eight innings.

Daniel was 1-for-3 with an RBI, and Dacia Jones went 2-for-3 with a triple. Isabella Mateu had a key sacrifice in the eighth to move Daniel over.


Parkview 10, Grayson 2

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Parkview handled Archer 10-2 Thursday at the Region 8-AAAAAA tournament.

Amanda Chambers got the win for the Panthers, her 14th of the season. She struck out six and gave up two hits and an earned run in six innings.

Ally Clayton went 1-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs, and Morgan Robinson went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Eryn Stepp was 1-for-4 with a home run, and Grayson West was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

Mill Creek 21, Norcross 0

NORCROSS -- It took just three innings for Mill Creek to conquer Norcross by a final of 21-0 on Thursday.

Kaitlyn Howell was the winning pitcher for the Hawks (16-10-1, 5-2 Region 7-AAAAAA). She improved to 6-3 after three innings of perfect pitching.

Taylor Rogers went 3-for-3 and scored four runs, and Morgan Bell was 3-for-4 with a double and six RBIs. Sarah Peery was 2-for-2 with a double and three RBIs, and Kenzer Fagioli was 1-for-2 with a double and three RBIs.

North 12, Peachtree Ridge 4

SUWANEE -- Kinsley Jennings (5-0) pitched all five innings as North Gwinnett beat Peachtree Ridge 12-4 on Thursday.

Jennings hit a grand slam in the first inning for the Bulldogs (18-5-2, 6-1 Region 7-AAAAAA). Ashley Stephan also hit a home run and drove in five runs.

Alaina Hall went 3-for-4 with a double, home run and two RBIs. Hannah Harrison, Amanda Shimmin and Kendall McKinney each hit singles.

Lindsey Cobb had a great night on defense with five putouts and an assist.

Sarah Walker was the losing pitcher for the Lions (21-3, 6-1 Region 7-AAAAAA). She went 1-for-2 at the plate.

Maiah Johnson went 2-for-3, Kayla Jones was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, and Brandi Mason was 1-for-2.

Habersham Central 9, Duluth 7

DULUTH -- Habersham Central topped Duluth 9-7 in eight innings Thursday.

Jeanie Perrucci led the Wildcats, going 4-for-4 with a double and two triples. Kayla Brown went 3-for-5 with two RBIs, and Toni Perrucci was 3-for-5.

Buford 8, Rockmart 4

KENNESAW -- Buford concluded its regular season with an 8-4 win over Rockmart at Kennesaw State University on Thursday.

Emily Crocker (3-0) picked up the win for the Wolves (20-2), giving up three hits, three walks, an unearned run and striking out seven in five innings.

Peyton Wolfe came on in relief for the final two innings, giving up three hits and three unearned runs.

Drew Puckett was a leader on offense, going 2-for-3 with a triple and four RBIs. Remington Hasty went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, and Noah Sudderth was 1-for-3 with a homer.

Baylee Sexton and Jordan Deep had a hit and two runs apiece.

Brookwood 15, Shiloh 0

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Amanda Ablan struck out five and allowed one hit as Brookwood pounded Shiloh 15-0 on Thursday.

Courtney Ross had a hit and scored a run for the Broncos (19-10), and Taylor Stercay had a hit and scored twice.

Megan Litumbe hit a two-run home run, Baylie Banfield and Sam Leach both had a hit, run and RBI, and Nicole Wilson drove in a run.

Collins Hill 13, Mountain View 0

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Asia Miles struck out five and allowed three hits in Collins Hill's 13-0 win over Mountain View on Thursday.

Brea Dickey went 2-for-2 with three runs for the Eagles (19-8). Payton Wilson and Laine Simmons were 2-for-3 with two runs each, and Jaimie Hoover was 2-for-3 with a home run.

Prince Avenue 10, Providence 1

BOGART -- Prince Avenue Christian beat Providence 10-1 in five innings Thursday.

Katy Berry got the lone hit and scored the run for the Storm (4-18-2, 2-8 Region 6-A). The hit extended her hitting streak to 17 games.

Berkmar 17, Osborne 4

MARIETTA -- Berkmar improved to 5-5 with a 17-4 win over Osborne on Thursday.


North beats Parkview, North Springs

SUWANEE -- North Gwinnett prevailed over Parkview and North Springs in two sets each on Thursday.

Matia Hughes led the Bulldogs (32-6) with 18 digs and 35 assists, and Miller Howard had 12 kills and 16 digs.

Alyssa Munlyn had eight kills, and Kristina Stinson had 12 kills.

Parkview also fell to North Springs in their matchup.

Riley Weyher led the Panthers (11-16) with an ace, 16 kills, a block and 11 digs. Justice Davis had 17 digs.

Cori Harber had three kills, 31 assists and 11 digs, and Meredith Pounds had seven kills.

Mill Creek beats Grayson, South

SNELLVILLE -- Mill Creek improved to 34-5 with wins over Grayson and South Gwinnett on Thursday.

Emily Wylie had eight kills, and Audrey Hoffman had seven kills for the Hawks (31-4). Brittany Moore had six digs.

Norcross tops Dunwoody, Central

DUNWOODY -- Norcross defeated Dunwoody and Central Gwinnett on Thursday to improve to 31-4.

Kolby Meeks and Javonne Stanfield led the Blue Devils with 17 kills each. Sammie Baker had 27 assists, and Iana Dingle had 10 kills and eight digs.

Providence wins two on senior night

LILBURN -- Providence improved to 23-10 with straight set victories Thursday over Yeshiva and Tucker.

Katie Scott had 18 assists, and Maddie Jones had 24 kills for the Storm. Erin Yost had 16 kills.

Seniors Ansley Thomas, Misty Parker and Kate Taylor provided solid performances in the matchups.

Wesleyan takes down Pinecrest, Northview

DULUTH -- Lauren Frerking had 14 kills in Wesleyan's victories Thursday over Pinecrest and Northview.

Hannah Hoskin had nine kills and seven digs, and Kendra Koetter had seven kills, 42 assists and 16 digs for the Wolves (27-10).

Emma Bivings had 10 digs, and Katie Van Laeke had 10 kills.

Hebron tops Archer, North Cobb Christian

DACULA -- Hebron defeated North Cobb Christian and Archer in two sets each on Thursday.

Eden Murray led the Wolves (27-10) with 24 kills and five blocks, and Bridgette Oduro had 15 kills.

Ashleigh Thomas had seven kills, Carson Reed had four kills and Anna Katherine Wilson had 52 assists.

Meadowcreek splits matches

LITHONIA -- Meadowcreek (5-12) fell to Miller Grove in two sets but defeated Lithonia in three sets on Thursday.-- Compiled by Michael Buckelew