PREP ROUNDUP: Bradford, Norcross rout Gainesville in softball

GAINESVILLE — Norcross beat Gainesville 10-0 Monday night thanks to a big night from winning pitcher Vanessa Bradford.

Bradford pitched four innings, allowed just one hit and struck out three batters, in addition to hitting a three-run homer. She finished with four RBIs.

Norcross (8-12) also had offensive contributions from Ally Shores (3-for-4, triple, three RBIs) and Rickary Holloman (3-for-4, two RBIs, three stolen bases).


Brookwood 8, Woodstock 0

SNELLVILLE — Brookwood starter Amanda Ablan gave up just one hit and struck out nine to lead the Broncos to an 8-0 victory over Woodstock on Monday. Ablan also went 2-for-3 on the night with two RBIS.

In addition to Ablan, the Broncos (11-9, 5-1) were led at the plate by Taylor Rinehart (2-for-4, double, run), Kayla Louie (2-for-3, two runs), and Ansley Jones (2-for-4, two RBIs, run).

South Gwinnett 3, Apalachee 2

SNELLVILLE — South Gwinnett (7-12, 1-4) defeated Apalachee 3-2 using an international tiebreaker on Monday.

Haley Swords tied the game in the bottom of the seventh with an RBI hit, and Chelsea Twardoski brought in Jessica Stokes for the game-winning run.

Dacula 10, Winder-Barrow 2

WINDER — Starting pitcher Alaina Bock earned her third win of the season while allowing just three hits and striking out three batters to lead Dacula to a 10-2 victory on the road against Winder-Barrow.

Dacula was led at the plate by Samantha Kates (2-for-3, two doubles, three RBIs, two runs), Kristan Lizardi (2-for-4, double, two RBIs), and Madison Mosley (3-for-3, two RBIs).

Archer 10, Jefferson 5

JEFFERSON — Archer defeated Jefferson 10-5 Monday night. The winning pitcher for the Tigers was Lauren Tatum, who improved to 3-1 on the season.

Archer (12-6) got a big night offensively from Brittany Maresette who went 4-for-4 with two RBIs. Alesha Mann also added three hits and two RBIs while Jacqui Switzer and Abby Lyall each had home runs for the Tigers.

Shiloh 21, Central 6

LAWRENCEVILLE — Shiloh’s offense exploded for 21 runs as it powered past Central 21-6 on Monday.

The winning pitcher on the night for the Generals was Adia Randall, who pitched four innings and gave up just three hits. Cortni Jones was the biggest contributor at the plate as she finished the night 3-for-5 with a home run and five RBIs.

Collins Hill 11, Parkview 3

LILBURN — No. 1 ranked Collins Hill topped Parkview 11-3. The Eagles were led on the mound by freshman Kaylee Bennett, who pitched 3.2 innings while striking out two.

Another freshman, Erin Hamilton, was 3-for-3 at the plate and scored two runs.

Collins Hill (13-2, 7-1) also had good nights offensively from Reagan Morgan (3-for-4, two RBIs) and Laine Simmons (3-for-3, two runs).


Hebron wins Glynn Academy tourney by going 9-0

BRUNSWICK — Hebron Christian went 9-0 to win the Glynn Academy tournament title as the only undefeated team in a marathon Saturday.

The Lions beat Camden County, Glynn Academy, Peachtree Ridge, St. Vincent’s, Etowah, South Effingham, Savannah Country Day, Mount Paran and Bluffton on their way to the tourney crown.

Setter Anna Katherine Wilson had a staggering 189 assists and 20 aces, while Eden Murray led the Hebron attack with 95 kills.

Bridgette Oduro (29 kills), Regan Long (39 kills), Alli Johnson (29 kills) and Ashleigh Thomas (28 kills) were part of the offensive onslaught as the Lions improved to 24-5 this season.