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High school scoreboard: Oct. 9
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West Hall defeated East Hall (25-18, 26-24) in the first round of the Area 5-AAA tournament, before losing to No. 1 Blessed Trinity (25-3, 25-11) on Tuesday in Roswell.

Carrie Ruis had a nine-point service run to lead a West Hall comeback in the second match against East Hall. Laykin Herford added 17 assists for the Lady Spartans (26-17), and Kelsi Jones had 14 kills. LeNiesha Kearse contributed 17 digs and six blocks.

With the loss, West Hall faces Buford on Thursday in Buford.

BUFORD SPLITS PAIR: The Lady Wolves fell to North Hall (22-25, 25-21, 25-21) before beating Decatur (25-11, 25-21) on Tuesday in Atlanta.

Maggie Roper led Buford with 28 kills and 24 digs, Tori Payton had 53 assists, and Mikhayla Riegel added 24 digs.
Buford faces West Hall on Thursday in Buford.

North Hall fell to St. Pius 25-15, 25-10 after beating Buford on Thursday.

The Lady Trojans return to action on Thursday at Buford.

HORIZON BEATS HERITAGE: Heritage Academy fell to Horizon Christian Academy in straight sets 25-13, 25-10, 25-20 on Tuesday.

High school results may be reported by 10:30 p.m. by calling 770-718-3406, or emailing sports@gainesvilletimes.com. Results reported after deadline will appear in the following day’s paper.

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