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High school scoreboard: Aug. 20
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Kara England earned the win pitching for Gainesville with three strikeouts in an 11-3 win against Clarke Central on Tuesday in Athens.

Kayla Street struck out six in two innings in the circle for the Lady Red Elephants (2-3, 1-0 Region 8-AAAAA) and finished the night with a hit and an RBI on offense. Tyra Newton recorded a pair of RBIs for Gainesville, and Whitney Ledford ended the game with two hits.

The Lady Red Elephants play host to East Hall at 5:30 p.m. today at Lanier Point in Gainesville.

JOHNSON 14, CEDAR SHOALS 2: It only took the Lady Knights four innings to secure their first win of the season on Tuesday in Oakwood.

Johnson visits Eastside in their first region game on Thursday in Covington.

EAST HALL 13, WEST HALL 1: Kali Turner led East Hall with three RBIs on a double and a home run on Tuesday in Oakwood.

Josie Coker hit a three-run double for the Lady Vikings, and Kaitlyn Poole earned the win pitching, striking out seven.

East Hall visits Gainesville at 5:30 this evening at Lanier Point in Gainesville.

NORTH HALL 3, WHITE COUNTY 0: Mary Ann Luna went 2 for 3 for the Lady Warriors on Tuesday in Gainesville.

Isabelle Fain was saddled with the loss pitching, giving up five hits while striking out one.

Volleyball

NORTH HALL SWEEPS TRI-MATCH: Sydney Cleveland recorded 11 kills, and Kristina Gregory had 15 assists for the Lady Trojans in wins against West Hall (25-18, 25-8) and Chestatee (25-15, 25-16) on Tuesday in Gainesville.

Julie Daniels added six aces and three kills for North Hall, and Makenzie Bryant had six digs and three aces. Jen Mullican notched six blocks and four kills.

For West Hall, Kelsi Jones recorded 18 kills and 15 digs.

Chestatee’s Melanie Smith led with 10 kills and two blocks, and Tyler Bennett added 14 assists and eight kills. Grace Brown tallied eight kills and four aces.

LAKEVIEW BEATS LOGANVILLE, HERITAGE: Shelby Ross led Lakeview with 10 kills, five aces and a block against Loganville (25-21, 25-22) and Heritage (25-17, 25-23) on Tuesday in Loganville.

Katie White added 10 digs and eight kills for the Lady Lions, and Bailey Towles had 18 assists. Delaney Jarrett added 14 assists and Katie Gay had eight kills.

Lakeview returns to action at the Lumpkin County play day on Saturday in Dahlonega.

GAINESVILLE SPLITS PAIR: Bethany Whitenton led the Lady Red Elephants with 11 service points, seven kills and four aces in a win against Salem (25-14, 25-20) and a loss to Oconee County (25-10, 19-25, 25-14) on Thursday in Gainesville.

Alyssa Turner added six service points and seven kills for Gainesville (3-2, 1-0 Region 8-AAAAA), and Tanai Watson had six service points, seven assists and two aces.

The Lady Red Elephants visit Cedar Shoals for a tri-match with Habersham Central on Thursday in Athens.

JOHNSON FALLS IN STRAIGHT SETS: Katie Williams recorded three blocks and two kills for Johnson in losses to Buford (25-8, 25-13) and Dacula (25-20, 25-17) on Tuesday in Buford.

Cassie McDonald added three aces for the Lady Knights (1-3), Brooke Balenger had four kills and a block, and Kelly Chance notched two aces and two kills.

Johnson visits Chestatee on Thursday in Gainesville.

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