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High School Scoreboard: April 2
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Liz Fischer scored both goals as the Gainesville High girls soccer team won 2-0 at Loganville on Thursday night to secure the Region 8-AAAAA title, its first region championship in three years. Margaret Carpenter and Breana Fair had the assists on Fischer’s goals.

The Lady Red Elephants improved to 11-1 overall and 8-0 in region play.

Golf

JOHNSON GIRLS 138, BUFORD 144: Jenny Barrett fired a 43 as the Lady Knights defeated the Lady Wolves on Thursday to remain undefeated.

Kristin Waters shot 47, Madison Stewart had 48 and Emory Burkhead tallied a 56 for Johnson.

Baseball

CHESTATEE 8, WHITE COUNTY 7: Brian Crawford had three hits as the War Eagles scored four runs in the seventh inning to beat White County on Wednesday night. Sean Irick tallied a pair of doubles and two RBIs, Mikey Petraroi contributed a double and a single, and Joe Sutton and Caleb Jameson each added two hits for Chestatee. Peyton Rider had a two-run double.

Caleb Jameson allowed two runs in six innings in a no-decision, while Eric George earned the pitching win in relief.

Tennis

NORTH HALL GIRLS 3, NORTH OCONEE 2: Tricia Dial won a singles match for the Lady Trojans in a match that began in March and was completed Thursday at North Oconee after rain postponed the end of the match.

The Hannah Gibson/Kaitlyn Smith and Courtney Barnes/Karleigh Dills pairings prevailed in doubles for North Hall (7-1 Region 8-AAAA), which will be the No. 2 seed in the Region 8-AAAA tournament set for April 14-15.

NORTH OCONEE BOYS 3, NORTH HALL 2: Jackson Davis scored a singles win for the Trojans on Thursday.

The Matt Booth/Paxton Gillespie pairing picked up a doubles victory for North Hall (9-4, 7-1), which is the No. 2 seed for the Region 8-AAAA tournament that starts April 14.

FLOWERY BRANCH 5, JOHNS CREEK 0: Nicole Morris, Olivia Correa and Peyton Brick secured singles wins Wednesday for the Lady Falcons.

The doubles pairings of Brooke Kane/Breanna Benton and Kaia Clark/Kylie McGuire added doubles victories for Flowery Branch, which improved to 9-4 overall and 8-1 in Region 8-AAAAA play.

Lacrosse

GAINESVILLE BOYS 9, MEADOWCREEK 1: John Wagner scored five goals and Bill Hood added four as the Red Elephants (5-6-1) won their season finale on Thursday at City Park and tied the program’s single-season record for wins. Wagner and Hood also recorded assists, along with Jack Brand, Dre Rias, Will Gaydon and Charlie Simpson. Gainesville goalie Sam Terray recorded eight saves.

 

High school results may be reported by 10:30 p.m. by calling 770-718-3406, or emailing sports@gainesvilletimes.com. Results reported after deadline will appear in the following day’s paper.

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