Johnson won its first baseball game of the season, thanks to Joel Munoz’s walk-off grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the seventh for a 6-3 victory against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Oakwood.
Munoz also pitched five innings to start the game for the Knights (1-2), and was relieved by Chandler Barkley, who threw two innings to earn the victory.
The Lions took the lead in the top of the seventh with a two-run double by Rob Hamby.
On Wednesday, Johnson hosts Franklin County at 5:55 p.m. in Oakwood.
GAINESVILLE 7, ALPHARETTA 0: Caleb Whitenton gave himself plenty of help at the plate on Monday, going 3 for 4 with two home runs, a double and four RBIs in Alpharetta. Whitenton also got the win on the mound with three scoreless innings, striking out four while allowing only one hit and two walks.
Mikey Gonzalez added four scoreless innings on the mound, striking out four and surrendering four hits to earn the save.
Drew Wright (2 RBIs), Jonathan Gettys (1 RBI) and Jack Langford each went 2 for 4 at the plate for Gainesville.
Gainesville will travel to Cumming on Wednesday to face North Forsyth at 5:55 p.m.
NORTH GWINNETT 5, NORTH HALL 3 (8 innings): Micah Strickland had two hits, two runs and a home run in Gainesville.
Lincoln Hewett drove in Strickland for the tying run in the bottom of the seventh inning for the Trojans. Taber Mongero had three hits for North Hall, and Corbin Lewallen had a pair of hits.
North Hall hosts East Hall at 4 p.m. and Lanier at 6:55 today at Jody Davis Field.
JACKSON COUNTY 3, HEBRON CHRISTIAN 2: Three Jackson County pitchers scattered six hits over seven innings in the Panthers’ win on Monday in Dacula. Max Wilson got the start, Tyler Sartain picked up the win in relief and Coleman Barbee picked up the save.
Sartain went 1 for 3 at the plate with a pair of RBIs, while Chris Griggs went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run and Joel Ellis went 2 for 4.
The Panthers (4-1) will face Madison County on the road at 5:55 p.m. Thursday.
FLOWERY BRANCH BOYS 4, NORTH HALL 1: Senior Beau Millwood led the Falcons with a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles on Monday.
Also in singles play, Nathan Holley and Phillip Correa won for the Falcons. In doubles competition, Ryan Kurel and Tucker Smallwood won for Flowery Branch. North Hall’s win came in No. 1 doubles from the pairing of Paxton Gillespie and Dawson Smith.
Today North Hall visits Buford at 4 p.m.
NORTH HALL GIRLS 3, FLOWERY BRANCH 2: The Lady Trojans won the non-region matchup at Davis Middle School on Monday.
North Hall’s Kelsey McCray earned a 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 win at No. 2 singles and Tricia Dial a 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 victory at No. 3.
Flowery Branch’s Nicole Morris picked up a 6-1, 6-3 win at No. 1 singles.
Hannah Gibson and Kaitlyn Smith teamed up for a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 North Hall win at No. 1 doubles, with Flowery Branch’s Kylie McGuire and Kaia Clark prevailing 6-1, 7-5 at No. 2 doubles.
ATHENS ACADEMY 4, RIVERSIDE MILITARY 1: Ryan Dimond won in singles play for the Eagles on Monday in Athens. On Wednesday, Riverside Military faces Gainesville at 4 p.m. at Longwood Park.
EAST HALL GIRLS 3, FANNIN COUNTY 1: Kimberly Quintanilla, Lauren Pope and Yoselin Vega each scored for the Lady Vikings (1-2, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) on Monday in Gainesville. Jessenia Argueta, Jenny Jimenez and Angelica Jimenez each had assists for the Lady Vikings.
EAST HALL BOYS 12, FANNIN COUNTY 2: Leo Toledo scored six goals and had four assists to lead the Vikings, Sherman Lucero scored three goals with two assists, and Carlos Castrejon scored twice goals for the Vikings (2-1, 1-0) on Monday in Gainesville.
East Hall hosts Berkmar starting at 5:30 p.m. today.
FLOWERY BRANCH BOYS 111, RIVERSIDE MILITARY 126, WEST HALL 158: Alex Barr and Brandon Boisfontain each carded a 30 over six holes for the Eagles on Monday at the Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.
On Thursday, Riverside Military faces Lakeview Academy at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
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