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High school scoreboard: Flowery Branch beats Lumpkin County on senior night

The Flowery Branch volleyball team took down Lumpkin County Thursday on senior night, 21-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-21. 

Senior Katie Williams led the team offensively with 25 kills and a pair of assists. The Lady Falcons also got good production from seniors Sierra Lutz (six kills, four aces, two blocks) and Maria Martinez (one block).

GAINESVILLE SWEEPS TRI-MATCH: The Lady Red Elephants (24-6) took down West Hall 25-21, 25-22 and Lanier Christian Academy 25-16, 25-16. 

Isabella Appling had 15 digs, four kills, a block and an ace on the night, while Ansley turner added 11 digs, 15 kills and a block. 

Gainesville will open Hall County Tournament play this weekend at Chestatee in pool play with Cherokee Bluff and East Hall. 


Buford took down Walnut Grove 6-4 Thursday evening to lock up the No. 2 seed in the Region 8-5A tournament. 

Ansleigh Hollifield got the start and the win for the Lady Wolves, striking out 14 over seven innings with no walks. 

Shamya Young led the way offensively, going 2 for 3 with a pair of RBIs. Abbi Perkins went 2 for 4 with two RBIs, while Anabel Adams batted 2 for 4 with one RBI and Olivia Duncan went 1 for 3 with a pair of runs scored. 

Buford will be back in action in the region tournament next Tuesday against Loganville at Walnut Grove.

EAST HALL 15, NORTH HALL 0: The Lady Vikings only needed three innings to take the victory Thursday evening. The win keeps East Hall undefeated in region play.

Compiled by Nathan Berg

High school scores can be reported before 10:30 p.m. by calling 770-718-3415 or email

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