PREP ROUNDUP: Collins Hill gets first win over defending state champion Parkview

SUWANEE -- Collins Hill defeated Parkview 4-1 on Friday night in a non-region game, picking up the first win of the year for the Eagles.

Ryan Askew delivered a complete game for Collins Hill (1-2), giving up just two hits with three strikeouts on 70 pitches.

Cole Zabowski and Askew each had a hit and an RBI to spark the offense, while John Topoleski finished 2-for-2.

Mac Marshall (0-1) started for the Panthers (0-1) and went 3 innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on five hits with one walk and six strikeouts.

Jarrett Hood followed with 2 innings of relief, giving up two unearned runs with no hits.

Hunter Thornton and Hood each went 1-for-3 for Parkview, while Micah Finley scored one run.


Archer 3, Druid Hills 0

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Archer starter Nathaniel Howard delivered a complete-game shutout on Friday night as the Tigers topped Druid Hills 3-0.

Howard (1-1) allowed just three hits in seven innings and struck out 14, setting a new school record for most strikeouts in one game.

Gabe Tiller and Dillon Drexler led the offense with one hit and one RBI each.

Johns Creek 5, North 2

SUWANEE -- Johns Creek plated four unearned runs on Friday night to come away with a 5-2 win over North Gwinnett. Three of those runs came in the top of the seventh, breaking a 2-2 tie.

Tucker Baca started for North (1-2) and gave up two unearned runs in 4 innings with 10 strikeouts. Connor Darling was charged with the loss, despite striking out four in 1 innings of work.

North's game today with Luella has been moved from a 3:30 p.m. start to 2 p.m.

Dacula 2, Walnut Grove 1

DACULA -- Austin Collins delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to lift Dacula 2-1 over Walnut Grove on Friday night.

Collins finished the night 2-for-2 with two RBIs, while Josh Bullock, Nick Mollica and Tyler Crumley each went 1-for-3.

The win went to Chance Keefer (1-0), who pitched two innings of scoreless relief with one hit and three strikeouts. Dacula's record evened at 2-2.

Grayson wins two

LAGRANGE -- Grayson improved to 2-0 on Friday night with a 6-4 win over Cullman (Ala.) in the LaGrange Tournament.

Austin Meadows led the offense for Grayson with three hits and two RBIs, while Jack Banda drove in one run on three hits.

Chris Erwin finished with two hits and two RBIs, while Geril Dawson had an RBI and two hits. Oscar Valdes and Colton Harrelson also added one hit each.

Erwin picked up the win on the mound, while Andres Gill recorded the save.

The Rams also topped Calloway, getting five strong innings from starter Korey Anderson in a 4-2 win.

Anderson finished with six strikeouts, while Max Yarbrough picked up the save. Brandon Benson led the offense with two hits, two runs and an RBI, while Oscar Valdes, Meadows, Erwin and Taylor Allum each had a hit.

South 12, Providence 2

LILBURN -- South Gwinnett's offense drilled three home runs on Friday night as the Comets defeated Providence 12-2 in five innings.

Ryan Patterson, who went 2-for-2, hit one of those homers and drove in two runs, while Mason Hart finished 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs.

Chad Smith also homered and drove in two runs, while Mitchell Davis had two hits and an RBI.

Brandon Matics (1-1) picked up the win with four scoreless innings, giving up one hit and striking out five.

Zach Meier started for the Storm (0-3) and went three innings, giving up four runs and striking out four.

Campbell Baldwin doubled and walked twice, while Michael Shealy went 1-for-1 with a walk, two stolen bases and a run.

Duluth 10, Centennial 6

ROSWELL -- It took 11 innings, but Duluth finally came away with a 10-6 win over Centennial on Friday night.

Jonathan Garcia put the Wildcats (3-2) in front in the top of the 11th with a two-run single. Junior Fernandez also had two hits and three RBIs, while Dominique Jackson had a triple and drove in three.

Fernandez struck out one with no earned runs in two innings of relief in picking up the win, while Austin Rieder went six innings with seven strikeouts with one earned run for a no-decision.

Norcross 9, Wheeler 5

MARIETTA -- Norcross improved to 3-1 on Friday night with a 9-5 win over Wheeler.

Jackson Williams pitched a complete game for the win, going seven innings with three earned runs on six hits with eight strikeouts.

Several Blue Devils had solid offensive games, led by Jess Ramsey, who had one hit, three walks with three runs and an RBI. Other standouts were Jascanel Ferreras (2-for-4, two RBIs, run), Joseph Wilber (2-for-3, run, RBI), Zach Shirah (double, run), Griffin Helms (hit, run) and Yuuki Bomar (hit, two runs).

Loganville 10, Brookwood 7

LOGANVILLE -- Brookwood's record evened at 1-1 on Friday night as Loganville outlasted Brookwood 10-7.

Nick Fonseca led the offense for Brookwood, going 1-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs, while Brock Baughcum went 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

Garrett Reynolds also finished with two hits and two runs for the Broncos, while Jordan Dykes finished 2-for-4.

West Hall 19, Berkmar 9

LILBURN -- West Hall broke open a close game with 15 runs in the top of the seventh to come away with a 19-9 win over Berkmar on Friday night.

Jordan Delgado started and struck out five, pitching into the sixth and leaving with the score tied 4-4. Berkmar (0-4) mounted a small comeback of its own in the bottom half with five runs.


Mountain View 1, Wheeler 0

MARIETTA -- Mountain View scored off a corner kick in the final 10 seconds to steal a 1-0 win over Wheeler on Friday night, giving the Bears their first win of the year.

Luke Hicks delivered the assist on the winning goal, which was scored by Carlos Ramirez.Jeff Hollingsworth played well at keeper for Mountain View (1-3) with six saves.

Meadowcreek 4, Tucker 0

NORCROSS -- Four different players scored one goal each for Meadowcreek on Friday night to help give the Mustangs a 4-0 shutout over Tucker.

Scoring for Meadowcreek (4-0) were Juan Amador, Christopher Morgan, Darrel Walters and Jiro Velazquez.

Parkview 3, Oconee Co. 2

LILBURN -- Parkview edged Oconee County 3-2 on Friday night, getting one goal each from Nick Minar, Sammy Korgi and Cole Brown.

Collins Hill 5, Hillgrove 0

SUWANEE -- Collins Hill upped its record to 4-1 with a 5-0 shutout of Hillgrove on Friday night.

Jackson Taylor earned the shutout at keeper with three saves, while Juan Restrepo, Andrew Olortegui, Paul Ille, Eli Carrasco and Jordan Brust scored one goal each.

Peachtree Ridge 1, Newnan 0

NEWNAN -- Peachtree Ridge stayed unbeaten at 4-0 on Friday night by edging Newnan 1-0.

Jordan Davis scored off an assist from Marrkus Reese in the first 10 minutes of the match, and the Lion defense made it stand. Keeper Nick Gagne helped keep the Cougars from scoring with four saves.

Hebron 1, North 1

DACULA -- Hebron keeper Noah Blalock had 15 saves on Friday night in helping the Lions to a 1-1 tie against North Gwinnett.

Hebron (3-1-1) received its goal from Cole Redman off an assist from Ben Ungerer.

South 0, Lanier 0

SUGAR HILL -- Neither team was able to score on Friday night as South Gwinnett and Lanier ended tied up 0-0.

South's record moved to 2-1-1.

Buford 6, Jefferson 0

BUFORD -- Jimbo Mansfield had four saves at keeper on Friday night to help Buford blank Jefferson 6-0.

Matt Bonadies stood out on offense for Buford (5-0) with a hat trick, while Jesus Deleon, Colin Owen and Eli Cummings each added a goal.

Assists came from Owen, Cummings, Christian Lopez and Gerardo Silva.

Wesleyan 5, Walker 0

NORCROSS -- Cort Coxhead had two goals and two assists on Friday to lead Wesleyan 5-0 over Walker for the Wolves' first win of the year.

Carter Kuehn, Will Sharon and Matt Moratti added one goal each, while Sharon, John Adent and Zac MacKenzie each had an assist.

Carter Flachbarth earned the shutout at keeper with five saves. Wesleyan improved to 1-3.

GAC 5, Spain Park 0

AUBURN, Ala. -- Greater Atlanta Christian received goals from five different players on Friday night as the Spartans blanked Spain Park 5-0 in the Georgia-Alabama Border War.

Nash Wagnon, Zion Gray, Hudson Kuipers, Ryan Yates and Max Gomas each delivered one goal for the Spartans (5-0), while Wagnon had an assist.

GAC stayed unbeaten at 5-0.

Our Lady of Mercy 2, Providence 1

LILBURN -- Our Lady of Mercy built a 2-0 lead and held off a late rally to top Providence 2-1 on Friday night.

Connor Jones of Providence scored in the second half to cut the score to 2-1, but the Storm (2-4) were able to get no closer.


Grayson 7, Fayette Co. 0

LOGANVILLE -- Bobbi Ayres scored three goals and Brittney Bennett booted in two more on Friday night as part of Grayson's 7-0 shutout over Fayette County,

Allison Pickett and Tessa Craft rounded out the scoring with one goal each, while Cadye Picklesimer and Tori Denton combined at keeper for the shutout. Grayson improved to 3-0.

Brookwood 2, Huntsville 0

AUBURN, AL -- Kristen Rivers and Rebecca Head shared time at keeper on Friday night as part of Brookwood's 2-0 shutout over Huntsville in the Georgia-Alabama Border War.

Brookwood (5-0) received its offense from Kim Fincher and Francesca Ellis with one goal each.

Peachtree Ridge 2, Newnan 0

NEWNAN — Peachtree Ridge broke into the win column for 2013 with a 2-0 shutout of Newnan on Friday night.

Renita Patel led the defense at keeper for the Lions (1-3) with five saves. Offensively, Phoebe Palmer scored an unassisted goal, while Amanda Ferry assisted the second goal to Rebecca Owen.

Collins Hill 5, Hillgrove 0

SUWANEE -- Collins Hill improved to 4-0-1 on Friday night with a 5-0 shutout over Hillgrove.

Paige Hoover had three goals and an assist to lead the Eagles, while Dena Cisic added a goal and an assist.

Jessica Dacey also scored a goal, while keeper Halla Jibreen kept Hillgrove scoreless by saving four shots.

Mountain Brook 1, Parkview 0

LILBURN -- Parkview hosted Mountain Brook of Alabama on Friday night and came up on the short end of a 1-0 shutout.

North 5, Hebron 0

DACULA -- Hebron suffered its first loss of 2013 on Friday night with a 5-0 defeat from North Gwinnett. The win pushed North's record to 2-2.

Lexi Kent of Hebron (2-1-1) recorded 18 saves at keeper.

Meadowcreek 9, Tucker 5

NORCROSS -- Meadowcreek continued its early-season surge on Friday night, improving to 4-1 with a 9-5 win over Tucker.

Freshman Hilda Trochez put in four goals to lead Meadowcreek, while Leslie Ceballos and Kim DeAnda each scored twice. Rachel Hill rounded out the scoring with one goal.

Lanier 3, South 0

SUGAR HILL -- Andrea Araya scored two goals on Friday night to lead Lanier to a 3-0 win over South Gwinnett.

Tori Wyant provided the third goal, while Casey Wilkes, Edith Perotti and August Lynch each had an assist.

Alyssa Sullivan recorded the shutout with four saves as Lanier improved to 2-3.

Buford 10, Jefferson 0

BUFORD -- Eight different players either scored a goal or delivered an assist for Buford (5-0) on Friday night as the Wolves crushed Jefferson 10-0.

Melissa Sullivan led the attack with three goals, while Brie Smith had two goals and two assists.

Ann Schmidt and Ceely Coker each had a goal and an assist, while Tara Dambach, Isabell Grest and Morgan Huffine added a goal each.

Ambria Shutts finished with an assist, while the shutout was preserved by keepers Izzy Ortiz and Lane Crawford with one save each.

GAC 11, McGill-Toolen 1

AUBURN, Ala. -- Rachel Garcia logged four goals and one assist on Friday night as Greater Atlanta Christian rolled to an 11-1 win over McGill-Toolen in the Georgia-Alabama Border War.

Taylor Wagnon added three assists for GAC (3-1), while Kayla Puzas had two goals and two assists.

Other contributors were Mollie Arrendale (goal), Dani Marcano (two goals, assist), Katie Erwin (goal) Perry Bitzer (goal).

Wesleyan 5, Walker 0

NORCROSS -- Christina Moraitis scored two goals and assisted one more on Friday night to help Wesleyan to a 5-0 shutout over Walker.

Ellie Hall added a goal with two assists, while Caroline Robertson and Madison Jones each scored one goal.

Beck Coxhead and Taylor Panther each helped with an assist, while keeper Vivian McCoy saved three shots. Wesleyan improved to 2-3.


Grayson 10, Webb School 1

SUGAR HILL -- Grayson received five goals and one assist from Garrett Gorski on Friday night as the Rams rolled past Webb School (Tenn.) 10-1 at Gary Pirkle Park.

Nate Peters followed with two goals, while Nick Peters, Jon Paul, and Dustin Hopking each scored one.

Josh Parris had 10 saves for the Rams (1-1) at keeper.

Mill Creek 14, Spain Park 3

SUGAR HILL -- Mill Creek received at least one goal from nine different players on Friday night as the Hawks ripped Spain Park (Ala.) 14-3 at Gary Pirkle Park.

Nick Eldridge led the offense for the Hawks (4-1) with three goals and an assist, while Nick Kozlowski and Ian Miller each added two goals and an assist. Zach Roper also helped with two goals.

North 9, Brookwood 1

SUWANEE -- Jack Ryan scored three goals and keeper Evan Richardson recorded six saves on Friday night as North Gwinnett cruised to a 9-1 win over Brookwood.

Tyler Ortolano added two goals and an assist for North (2-1), while Sam Gasta (goal, assist), Joe Whitaker (goal), Nathan Howell (goal, two assists) and A.J. Fagan (goal) each contributed.

Will Clayton, Colton Garvin and Don Constant also had assists for the Bulldogs.

Brookwood (1-1) received its goal from Lee Collier, while Will Woodward, Bailey Ivemeyer and Bryce Carter each had seven ground balls. Andrew Dennis allowed eight goals on 35 shots at keeper.

Kennesaw Mountain 10, Duluth 5

DULUTH -- Duluth fell to 1-2 on the season with a 10-5 loss to Kennesaw Mountain on Friday night.

Brendan Eckard had two goals and two assists for Duluth, while Steven McCardo scored one goal. Sky Tabor recorded 13 saves at keeper.


Grayson 16, Decatur 3

DECATUR -- Austin Gorski tallied four goals and two assists on Friday night in a 16-3 Grayson romp over Decatur.

Maddie LaCavera added three goals and an assist, while Ashley Mistretta scored three goals.

Charlotte Patrick also helped with a pair of goals and assists for Grayson (1-1), while Taylor Denton saved seven shots at keeper.

Mill Creek 18, Spain Park 2

SUWANEE -- Mill Creek's Tori Windom scored four goals on Friday night to lead the Hawks to an 18-2 whipping of Spain Park (AL) at Peachtree Ridge.

Laura Russell added three goals for Mill Creek (2-1), while Maddie Beck added two goals and an assist.

St. Pius 11, Wesleyan 10

ATLANTA -- It came down to the final minute, but Wesleyan wasn't able to come up with the goal it needed as St. Pius held on to top the Wolves 11-10 on Friday night.

Courtney O'Leary had a strong game for Wesleyan (2-3) with four goals, while Maddy Brehmer and Lindsay Moore each scored two.

Meredith DiStasi was also busy at keeper for the Wolves with 16 saves.


Dacula 4, Elbert Co. 1

ELBERTON -- Dacula took two singles matches and two doubles matches on Friday to post its first win of the year with a 4-1 decision over Elbert County.

Singles winners for the Falcons (1-5, 0-3) were Matt Nelson at No. 1 and Spencer Richardson at No. 2.

The doubles competition was won by the No. 1 team of Zak Germaine and Jesse Coggins and the No. 2 pair of Allen Mills and Evan Sheffield.