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High school scoreboard: Sept. 26
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Kelsi Jones notched 17 digs, 16 kills and 15 aces for West Hall in wins against Rabun County (15-25, 25-11, 25-10) and Lumpkin County (25-13, 25-17) on Thursday in Oakwood.

Alli Busbee added 34 assists for the Lady Spartans (17-12, 3-4 Area 5-AAA), and Emily Grainger had 12 digs and eight kills. Kendall Courson tallied 12 service points.

West Hall plays host to Lakeview Academy and George Walton Academy on Tuesday in Oakwood.

BUFORD SWEEPS PAIR: Maggie Roper tallied 20 kills and 10 digs to lead the Lady Wolves in wins against South Gwinnett (25-10, 25-7) and Meadowcreek (25-11, 25-14) on Thursday in Snellville.

Mikhayla Riegel added 18 digs for Buford (25-9), and Morgan Mitchell had 17 assists. Gabby Curry notched seven kills, and Allison Frazier had five kills.

The Lady Wolves play host to North Hall and Providence Christian on Tuesday in Buford.

JEFFERSON WINS IN STRAIGHT SETS: Paige Watson recorded 19 assists to lead Jefferson in wins against Monroe Area (25-21, 25-13) and Johnson (25-21, 25-8) on Thursday in Monroe.

Grace Williamson added 11 kills and eight aces for the Lady Dragons (29-7), and Madison Corbett had 14 assists and six aces. Bre Arbanas tallied five kills and three aces.

Jefferson visits North Oconee for a tri-match with George Walton Academy next Thursday in Bogart.

EAST HALL TAKES TWO: Tarryn Long tallied 32 kills, 19 digs, 15 service points, five aces and three blocks to lead East Hall in wins against Gainesville (25-27, 25-15, 25-18) and Lakeview Academy (25-19, 26-24) on Thursday in Gainesville.

Kara Hix added 61 digs, 11 service points, seven kills, two assists and an ace for the Lady Vikings (26-13, 2-5 Area 5-AAA), and Ashleigh Burnett had 23 digs, 13 service points, an ace and an assist. Cassida Shockley notched 45 assists, 14 service points, eight digs, three aces and two kills.

Lakeview Academy was led by Katie White with 22 digs, 12 kills and two aces in the loss to East Hall and a win against Gainesville (25-19, 25-19). Shelby Ross had 12 kills, 12 digs, two blocks and an ace for the Lady Lions, Samantha Versteeg recorded 21 digs, and Bailey Towles added 13 assists, four kills and an ace.

For Gainesville (15-15, 6-2 Region 8-AAAAA), Alyssa Turner led with 15 kills, 13 service points and an ace in the losses to Lakeview and East Hall. Tanai Watson recorded 29 assists, and Bethany Whitenton had 14 kills, 12 service points and five aces.

The Lady Red Elephants visit Habersham Central on Tuesday in Mount Airy, Lakeview Academy travels to Chestatee on Tuesday in Gainesville, and East Hall visits Monroe Area for a playdate on Saturday in Monroe.

LADY TROJANS WIN PAIR: Sydney Cleveland tallied 13 digs, 11 kills and an ace for North Hall in wins against West Forsyth (25-21, 25-22) and Heritage (25-17, 25-10) on Thursday in Gainesville.

Kristina Gregory added 23 assists for the Lady Trojans, and Makenzie Bryant recorded 16 digs and two aces.

Softball

BUFORD 10, EAST HALL 0: Remington Hasty hit a three-run home run, a double and scored two runs to lead Buford (22-1, 11-0 Region 7-AAA) on Thursday in Gainesville.

Drew Puckett had a two-run homer, a double and two runs scored, and Morgan Walters hit another one out for two RBIs and scored two runs for the Lady Wolves. Niki Cook finished 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored.

Bria Bush earned the win pitching with nine strikeouts in her seventh complete game and fourth shutout of the season.

Buford visits Fannin County at 5:55 p.m. Monday in Blue Ridge.

JACKSON COUNTY 8, EAST JACKSON 0: Peyton Sorrells led the Jackson County offense with two RBIs and a run scored in a 2-for-3 performance on Thursday in Commerce.

Shelton Kendrix was 1 for 3 with a pair of RBIs, and Victoria Woods went 2 for 3 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Lady Panthers (18-7, 10-2 Region 8-AAA).

Jessica Baker earned the win pitching with three strikeouts over five innings.

Jackson County plays host to Loganville at 5 tonight in Jefferson.

BANKS COUNTY 7, NORTH HALL 6: Taylor Kennedy went 3 for 4 with three singles, an RBI and two runs scored to lead the Lady Leopards (12-6, 7-5 Region 7-AAA) on Thursday in Homer.

Shelby Parson was 3 for 4 with three singles and a pair of runs scored for Banks County, and Brenna Parson hit a single and a triple with an RBI and a run scored. Lindsey Elliott finished 2 for 4 with a single, a double and an RBI.

Mallory Parson earned the win pitching with four strikeouts over seven innings.

The Lady Leopards play host to White County on Tuesday in Homer.

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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