Class AAA’s top-ranked North Hall High boys golf team broke 300 in 18 holes for the first time in school history, shooting a 298 to defeat ninth-ranked Lumpkin County’s 302 on Wednesday at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega.
Jimmy Lloyd led the Trojans, shooting a 72. Landry Haynes followed with a 74, Roger Nash carded a 75 and Derek Watson shot a 77.
The Indians’ Aaron George was the low-medalist of the day, shooting a 69. Everett Huntsinger and Austin Booker each carded a 77 and Ben Jarrard had a 79.
North Hall faces Gainesville in the Principal’s Cup at 3:30 p.m. April 15 at Chattahoochee Golf Course. Lumpkin County visits Pickens at 3:30 p.m. April 13 at Big Canoe Golf Course in Jasper.
Dawson County boys 160, Rabun County 172
Zach Williams shot a 38 and Wesley Bearden carded a 39 for the Tigers in a region contest Wednesday at Kingswood Golf Course in Clayton.
Dawson County (7-2) visits Flowery Branch at 4 p.m. April 14 at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Rabun County girls 94, Dawson County 104
Charley Whitmire led the Lady Tigers with a 49 on Wednesday at Kingswood Golf Course in Clayton.
Dawson County (7-3) visits Flowery Branch at 4 p.m. April 14 at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Prince Avenue Christian 161, Riverside Military 177 (Tuesday)
Parks Brown, Joan Stefan and Henry Post each shot a 45 for the Eagles on Tuesday at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Carson Brown shot a 45 for Riverside (0-3). Prince Avenue Christian’s Will Barr was low medalist with a 37.
Riverside plays host to Union County on April 14 at Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Johnson 7, Pickens 1
The Knights scored six runs in the first inning and never looked back, snapping a 10-game skid Wednesday in Jasper.
Blake Stacey pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts and no earned runs allowed for Johnson (2-12, 2-10 Region 7-AAA).
Nick Denard had two hits and a run scored for the Knights.
Johnson visits West Hall at 5:30 p.m. today.
North Hall 8, Chestatee 5
The Trojans scored six runs in the last three innings for a region win Wednesday at Chestatee High.
Jacob Brewster earned the win on the mound while getting two RBIs at the plate for North Hall (8-7, 8-5 Region 7-AAA).
Trey Pinson and Nate Strong each had two hits and K.J. McAllister had two runs scored for the Trojans.
James Kibbler was 2-for-3 with two RBI for the War Eagles (5-8, 5-8).
North Hall visits Lumpkin County at 4:30 p.m. today. Chestatee visits Gilmer at 5:30 p.m. today.
Fannin County 7, Riverside Military 6 (Tuesday)
The Eagles fell short of a region win in a nine-inning loss Tuesday in Blue Ridge.
Brian Kerekes led Riverside at the plate, going 3-for-4. Will Huff had two hits and three RBI.
Riverside plays host to Union County at 5 p.m. Friday.
Gainesville boys 4, West Hall 1
Class AAA’s sixth-ranked Red Elephants swept doubles action with wins from the team of Corey McDonald and Louis Hokayem and the team of Robbie Bilbrough and Drew Denning on Wednesday in Oakwood.
Ryan Joiner and Connor McMorrow each won in singles for Gainesville, which is unbeaten in region play.
Jimmy Kincaid won in singles for West Hall (8-6, 5-3 Region 7-AAA).
Gainesville plays host to West Forsyth at 4 p.m. Monday. West Hall visits at Johnson at 3:30 p.m. Flowery Branch at 6 p.m. today.
Riverside Military 3, Fannin County 2
Joe Kowalski and Andres Osegueda each won in singles play for the Eagles on Wednesday in Gainesville.
The team of Chris Reed and Davis Mueller secured the win in doubles for Riverside.
Riverside participates in the Region 8-AA tournament at 4 p.m. April 16 at East Jackson High.
Creekview girls 2, Chestatee 0 (Tuesday)
The Lady War Eagles were shut out for first time this season in an area loss to Class AAA’s ninth-ranked Creekview on Tuesday in Canton.
Heather Thoele and Morgan Hall each scored for the Grizzlies.
Chestatee (10-4-1, 4-4 Area 7-AAA) plays host to Johnson at 5:30 p.m today.
TRACK AND FIELD
Gainesville wins local meet (Tuesday)
The Red Elephants scored 156.5 points to finish first in the Flowery Branch Invitational on Tuesday at Flowery Branch High.
Gainesville pole vaulter Paul Malquist broke his own school record with a vault of 15-feet-8-inches. It is the highest vault in any classification this season.
Other first-place finishes for the Red Elephants were Xavier Ervin in the triple jump (40-8) and 300 hurdles (43.4 seconds), Chris West in the high jump (6-0), Blake Sims in the 100-meter (10.85) and Des Hamilton in the long jump (20-8). The 4x100 team of Ervin, Malquist, Sims and D.J. Allen and the 4x400 team of Malquist, Ervin, Allen and Alberto Sanabria also won for Gainesville.
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