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High School Scoreboard: Feb. 28
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The East Hall High baseball team opened its season with an 8-2 victory against county rival Johnson on Saturday.

A four-run seventh inning sealed the win, with a two-run single from Cole Smith and a wild pitch that scored two runners highlighting the inning.

Smith had three hits and three RBIs for East Hall, and Levi Crocker also had three of the Vikings’ 12 hits.

Jack Hagwood tossed five innings to earn the pitching victory, striking out six with no walks while allowing two hits and no earned runs.

East Hall scored three runs in the first on a pair of singles and a wild pitch.

NORTH HALL 2, NORTH FORSYTH 0: Corbin Lewallen earned the complete-game shutout on Saturday at Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves. He struck out seven and allowed three hits, with no runners reaching scoring position.

Aaron Miles and Micah Strickland each had a hit for the Trojans, with Taber Mongero scoring on a wild pitch in the first.
Fowler Brooks scored on a squeeze bunt by Matthew Cox in the top of the seventh for North Hall.

The Trojans (2-0) host North Gwinnett at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Jody Davis Field.

JACKSON COUNTY 10, FLOWERY BRANCH 7: Chris Briggs picked up the mound win Saturday, striking out seven and allowing one hit in five innings.

Tyler Sartain (2 for 4, double, 3 RBIs, 2 runs), Griggs (2 for 4, RBI, 2 runs), Jase Latty (1 for 3, double, RBI) and Joel Ellis (1 for 3, double, RBI) paced the Panthers (3-1) offensively.

Jackson County plays at Hebron Christian at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Soccer

GAINESVILLE GIRLS 6, JOHNSON 0: Alyssa Turner paced the Lady Red Elephants with three goals on Friday.

Caroline Nabe, Margaret Carpenter and Jasmin Penado each scored a goal, with Nabe and Carpenter adding one assist each.
Liz Fischer tallied two assists for Gainesville.

Alandro Wedding had four saves for the shutout in goal.

The Red Elephants (3-0) host Lumpkin County at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Park.

 

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