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High school scoreboard: Aug. 16
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Bethany Whitenton recorded 16 service points and four aces to lead Gainesville to a pair of wins in straight sets against Madison County (25-15, 25-21) and East Jackson (25-13, 25-8) on Friday in Danielsville.

Dallas Robson notched seven assists for the Lady Red Elephants (2-1), Alyssa Turner had four aces, Bessie Winston added five blocks, and Tanai Watson recorded four aces and three assists.

Gainesville plays host to Oconee County and Salem in a tri-match on Tuesday in Gainesville.

EAST HALL SWEEPS TRI-MATCH (Thursday): Tarryn Long led the Lady Vikings with 22 kills, 22 digs, five aces and a pair of blocks in wins against Duluth (25-15, 20-25, 25-12) and Lanier (25-19, 18-25, 25-16) on Thursday in Sugar Hill.

Kara Hix added 38 digs, 10 kills, three aces and three assists for East Hall (9-0), and Cassida Shockley tallied 28 assists, three digs, two kills and an ace.

The Lady Vikings visit Monroe Area on Tuesday in Monroe.

JEFFERSON FALLS IN STRAIGHT SETS (Thursday): Grace Williamson led the Lady Dragons with eight digs, seven kills and an ace in losses to Hebron Christian Academy (25-8, 25-10) and Habersham Central (25-21, 25-20) on Thursday in Jefferson.

Abby Wood tallied eight digs and five kills for Jefferson (1-2), and Olivia Przybysz had eight digs and a pair of aces. Paige Watson added 12 assists.

The Lady Dragons visit Morgan County for a quad-match with Prince Avenue and Walnut Grove on Tuesday in Madison.

Softball

BANKS COUNTY 5, ATHENS CHRISTIAN 4: Brenna Parson went 4 for 4 with three singles, a double, an RBI and a run scored for Banks County on Friday in the Threads Tournament in Toccoa.

Morgan Rylee hit two singles and had an RBI for the Lady Leopards (4-1, 1-0 Region 7-AAA), and Mallory Parson struck out seven to earn the win pitching.

Banks County faces Clarke Central in the Threads Tournament at 10:15 a.m. at Stephens County High in Toccoa.

BANKS COUNTY 6, FANNIN COUNTY 5 (Thursday): Freshman Abby Baird scored Mallory Parson on a left field single in the bottom of the eighth inning to earn the win for the Lady Leopards in Homer.

Kaitlyn Stewart and Mallory Parson each recorded a pair of RBIs and a run scored for Banks County, and Savannah Denton earned the win in the circle.

LUMPKIN COUNTY 5, GILMER 3 (Thursday): Ashley Brown struck out four while allowing just one walk and three hits to earn the win for the Lady Indians on Thursday in Dahlonega.

Lumpkin County took a lead in the first on a sacrifice fly from Madison Owenby. In the second, the Lady Indians scored three runs, starting with a two-run single from Madison McCarter.

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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