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High school scoreboard: Eddins pitches Chestateee past East Hall
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Rebecca Eddins struck out eight batters in a complete-game performance from inside the pitching circle in Chestatee’s 2-1 victory over East Hall on Wednesday.

Bailey Mason was a perfect 3 for 3 from the plate with a run scored for the Lady War Eagles. Kala Sargent drove in a Chestatee run on a sacrifice.

Chestatee (18-5) hosts White County at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

FLOWERY BRANCH 3, APALACHEE 0: Flowery Branch’s Alexis Nixon had two hits with two runs scored, while pitchers Kara Kight and Jessica Houston combined to pitch a shutout from the circle on Wednesday. The Lady Falcons (9-15) also got production from Maddie Roberts, who added two hits.

Flowery Branch will host the first round of the Region 8-AAAAA tournament on Wednesday in Flowery Branch.

BUFORD 3, ETOWAH 2: Buford’s Hannah Jo Hyatt was 2 for 3 with a double, drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth against Etowah the first game of the day on Wednesday at Collins Hill.

Lady Wolves’ starting pitcher Logan Caymol improved to 8-0 by striking out five and only giving up four hits. Samantha Thomas was 1 for 3 with a triple, a RBI and a run scored. Gabby Benson was 1 for 2 with a RBI at the plate.

BUFORD 10, COLLINS HILL 3: Starting pitcher Ansley Byers allowed three runs and had four strike outs to improve to 6-1 for the Lady Wolves’ victory in the second game of the day. Buford’s (17-1) Katie Perkins was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and one run scored, while Benson was 2 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Thomas was 2 for 4 and drove in a run.

Buford hosts their Senior Night at 5:55 p.m. on Thursday against Cedar Shoals in Buford.

High school scores can be reported by 10:30 p.m. each night by calling 770-718-3415 or email sports@gainesvilletimes.com

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