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High school scoreboard: 10-run inning sparks Lumpkin County
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The Lumpkin County High baseball team stayed unbeaten with a dramatic 16-9 comeback win against Class AAA’s ninth-ranked Flowery Branch on Thursday in Flowery Branch.

Trailing 8-1 in the sixth inning, 10 of the first 11 Indians batters scored in the inning on six hits to leave the inning with a two-run lead.

Lumpkin County (5-0, 3-0 Region 7-AAA) added five more runs in the seventh inning to secure the win.

Will Anderson led the Indians at the plate, going 3-for-5. Devin Dunson, Tyler Trammell and Chad Fulton each added two hits.

Brad Stone doubled and tripled for Flowery Branch (2-1, 1-1).

Lumpkin County visits Creekview at 5:55 p.m. today. Flowery Branch visits Pickens at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

North Hall 13, Chestatee 3

Chris Stevens led nine different Trojans with hits, going 3-for-3 with two runs and six RBIs on Thursday at Jody Davis Field.

Blayne Gilmer, Jackson Coker, Trey Pinson and Davis Partrick each had two hits for North Hall (1-3, 1-1 Region 7-AAA). Nathan Savage hit a three-run home run for the Trojans.

Nathan Hewell picked up the win for the Trojans, striking out six in 3 2/3 innings pitched.

North Hall visits Gilmer at 5:30 p.m. today. Chestatee (1-1, 1-1) plays host to White County at 5:30 p.m. today.

Johnson 3, Pickens 2

Logan Pethel struck out eight hitters and allowed only hit to earn the win for the Knights on Thursday in Jasper.

Trae Wilson had two hits and an RBI for Johnson (1-3, 1-1 Region 7-AAA). Nick Denard had one hit and an RBI for the Knights. Christian Duguay added another hit for the Knights.

Johnson visits East Hall at 5:30 p.m. today.

West Hall 11, East Hall 7

Trailing 7-4 in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Spartans scored seven runs to take a late lead, led by Josh Preston’s game-tying three-run home run and Scott Eichler’s three-run triple on Thursday in Oakwood.

Preston was also the winning pitcher for West Hall (3-1, 1-1 Region 7-AAA).

Cody Davidson led East Hall (1-4, 0-3) with two hits.

West Hall plays host to Gainesville at 5:30 p.m. today. East Hall plays host to Johnson at 5:30 p.m. today.

West Forsyth 9, Gainesville 6

The Red Elephants had a three-run lead through the first three innings, but could not hold off West Forsyth the final four innings Wednesday at Ivey Watson Field.

Will Maddox doubled twice for Gainesville (1-3, 1-2 Region 7-AAA). Sloan Strickland and Anderson Loggins each had two hits. Mark Casper scored two runs.

Gainesville visits West Hall at 5:30 p.m. today.

Jefferson 4, Madison County 3

Chris Beck entered the game in the fourth inning and struck out eight hitters in three innings to pick up the win for Dragons on Thursday in Jefferson.

Jason Demos and Lucas Redd each had two hits for Jefferson (2-1). Beck homered and had two RBIs.

Bo Dalton led Madison County with a home run and two RBIs.

Jefferson plays host to Riverside Military Academy at 5:30 p.m. Monday.


Riverside Military 4, St. Francis 0

Danny Vergara scored twice and Ahmad Chehab and Pape Indiaye each had one goal for the Eagles on Thursday in Gainesville.

Victor Salcido recorded the shutout in goal for Riverside (4-2, 1-0 Area 15-A/AA).

Riverside visits Union County at 7 p.m. Tuesday.


Johnson boys 160, Flowery Branch 176

Grant Cagle and Ben Brisbois each shot a 36 to lead the Knights to a win Thursday at Royal Lakes Golf Course.

Jordan Caviness led Flowery Branch with a 40. Garhett Gentry carded a 42 for the Falcons.

Both teams return to Royal Lakes for the Hall County Championship on Monday.


Gainesville boys 5, Flowery Branch 0

Ryan Joiner, Whit Carmon and Connor McMorrow each won singles matches in straight sets for the Red Elephants on Thursday at Longwood Park.

The team of Louis Hokayem and Corey McDonald and the team of Robbie Billbrough and Drew Denning each won doubles matches, also in straight sets, to complete the sweep for Gainesville (2-0, 2-0 Region 7B-AAA).

Gainesville plays host to West Hall at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Flowery Branch visits Buford at 4 p.m. today.

West Hall boys 5, East Hall 0

The Spartans won every match in straight sets for a sweep Thursday at East Hall.

Brenden Worth, Kyle Weatherly and Tyler Burgamy each won in singles for West Hall (3-2, 2-0 Region 7B-AAA).

The team of Andrew Johnson and Jimmy Kincaid and Connor McFall and Steven Backus completed the sweep in doubles for the Spartans.

West Hall plays host to Forsyth Central at 4 p.m. Monday. East Hall plays host to Johnson at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

West Hall girls 4, East Hall 1

Kacie Smith, Kaylin Walters and Samantha Lingle led the Lady Spartans to a sweep in singles play Thursday at East Hall High.

Chelsea Britt and Alex Wright also won for West Hall in doubles.

Taylor Hunt and Lauren Guest won at No. 2 doubles for East Hall.

West Hall plays host to Forsyth Central at 4 p.m. Monday. East Hall plays host to Johnson at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

North Hall boys 3, Lumpkin County 2

The team of Eli LoCicero and Charlie Hortenstine and the team of Michael Franze and Scott Swanson each won in doubles to keep the Trojans undefeated in region play Thursday in Dahlonega.

Mitchell McCray won a singles match for North Hall (4-4, 4-0 Region 7A-AAA).

Will Jarrard and James Cribbs each won in singles for Lumpkin County.

North Hall plays host to White County at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Lumpkin County visits Chestatee at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

West Forsyth girls 4, Johnson 1

Annabeth Peace was the lone winner for the Lady Knights, defeating Sofia Papa 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday in Oakwood.

Johnson visits East Hall at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Riverside Military 11, Gainesville 8 (Wednesday)

The Eagles picked up its first win of the year Wednesday in Gainesville.

Marco Cancemi led Riverside with five goals. Kyle Glennon scored four goals and Jared Francke and Carlos Leon each added one.

Alex Parkes picked up the win in his debut in goal for the Eagles.

Riverside plays host to West Forsyth at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

High school results may be reported by 10:30 p.m. by calling 770-718-3406, e-mail Results reported after deadline will appear in the following day’s paper.

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