The Riverside Military track team placed first in the Bo James Invitational on Friday night at Rabun County High.
The Eagles finished with 147 points to edge second-place White County (134). Walhalla (S.C.) came in third place with 86 points, followed by Rabun County (82), Chestatee (50), Tallulah Falls (48), Habersham Central (46) and Stephens County (31).
Chestatee’s girls racked up 103 points to finish in second behind White County (173).
Riverside Military’s Isaac Teasley claimed the high-point award thanks to good finishes in several events. He grabbed the long jump crown with a distance of 20 feet, 10 inches, and was on the 4x100-meter relay team that won first place.
Teasley came in second in the 400-meter dash at 53.6 seconds, and his 40-feet, 8-inch triple jump was good for third.
Charles Dimnwaobi, who notched two first-place finishes, anchored the Eagles’ 4x100-meter relay team. He won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.4 seconds and the 200-meter dash at 22.3 seconds.
Flowery Branch pitchers Andrew Armstrong and Preston Felt shut down Lanier’s bats in a 3-1 road win Saturday.
Armstrong threw 3 perfect innings, striking out five of the batters he faced. Felt didn’t fare much worse, surrendering just one run on three hits across 3 innings for the Falcons (6-5).
Flowery Branch’s Blake Decker recorded an RBI, while teammates Grant Lackey, Anthony Grutadaurio and Andrew Reichart each picked up a hit.
GAINESVILLE 3, MURPHY (N.C.) 0: Starting pitcher Jared Smith notched eight strikeouts and allowed only one hit through five innings as the Red Elephants won Saturday at Ivey-Watson Field.
Flowery Branch’s AJ Smallwood went 3 for 3 at the plate, accounting for half of his team’s hits. Smallwood, Smith and Corban Lindsay each drove in a run for the Red Elephants.
Jackson Madonna netted a pair of goals to help the North Hall boys soccer team take down Lanier Christian Academy 4-2 on Saturday in Gainesville.
Peyton Mavity and Miguel Elias added a goal apiece for the Trojans (5-3). North Hall will return to action when it visits Region 7-AAA foe Dawson County at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
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