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Prep scoreboard: Falcons crush Chestatee
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FLOWERY BRANCH—The Flowery Branch High baseball team pounded out 14 hits, and Falcons starting pitcher Matt Pilgrim only surrendered three hits in a 16-1 win over Chestatee on Wednesday night at the Hog Mountain Sports Complex in Flowery Branch.

Brad Stone led the Falcons (5-0, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) with a 3-for-3 night at the plate. Greg Palmer had a three run home run for Flowery Branch, and Chad Rackley added two hits.

Flowery Branch visits Gainesville (2-3, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) on Friday night at Ivey-Watson Field. Chestatee plays host to North Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

North Hall 9, Lumpkin County 0

K.J. McAllister led the Trojans (4-1, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) with a 4-for-4 night at the plate, a triple, RBI and two runs scored on Wednesday night at Jody Davis Field. Jake Canipe was 3-for-4 for North Hall with an RBI and two runs scored.

Davis Partrick was 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs and a run scored for the Trojans. Nathan Strong added a double for North Hall.

Josh Wright earned his third win on the season with three strikeouts and four walks allowed in five innings work.

Quinton Self led the Indians with two hits and a walk.

North Hall visits Chestatee at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

West Hall 15, West Forsyth 0 (4 inn.)

Brian Ernst pitched a complete game for the Spartans (2-3, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) and allowed only three hits on Wednesday night in Oakwood.

Chan Morris finished 3-for-4 with 3 RBIs for West Hall. Ernst was 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and four RBIs.

Caleb Stewart had a triple for West Hall.

West Hall plays host to Gilmer at 5:30 p.m. on Friday in Oakwood.

East Hall 10, Pickens 7

Ken Wise picked up the win for the Vikings, allowing only one earned run in six innings on the mound on Wednesday night in Jasper.

Wise, a senior, also led East Hall (2-3, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) at the plate with a double and a triple.

Chris Cornett and Zeb Miller also added two hits each for the Vikings.

East Hall plays host to Johnson at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

Fannin County 10, Banks County 0

The Rebels needed five innings to defeat Banks County on Wednesday night in Blue Ridge.

The Leopards (4-3, 1-1 Region 8-AA) were victims of bad pitching, walking seven and hitting three.

Seth McClure picked up the win for Fannin County (5-3, 2-0 Region 8-AA). Bill Redmon was the losing pitcher for Banks County.

The Leopards play host to Rabun County at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Lakeview Academy 24, Talullah Falls 5

Lakeview Academy didn’t waste any time in locking up a win on Wednesday night, scoring ten runs in the first inning against Talullah Falls.

The Lions (3-4) added ten more runs in the sixth inning, ending the game early.

Ralston Cash led Lakeview at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a grand slam, a double, and five RBIs. Tyler Ward went 2-for-3 and Angus Ferguson went 2-for-5 with a double.

Jacob Whitenton earned the win for the Lions with nine strikeouts and only allowed two walks.

Lakeview Academy plays host to Athens Christian at 4:30 p.m. Friday.


Riverside Military 4, Mt. Vernon 1

Andre Zimmerman and Zubin Irani each won singles matches for the Eagles in their win against Mount Vernon Presbyterian at the Dunwoody Country Club in Atlanta.

Riverside earned two wins in doubles from the teams of Anton Kletsko/Jesse Aku and Sung Woo Han/Brad Bowser.

The Eagles play host to North Cobb Christian at 4 p.m. Monday.

Lakeview Academy boys 5, Woody Gap 0 (Tuesday)

Mike Fowler and Todd Williams each won singles matches for the Lions in their win against Woody Gap on Tuesday.

The doubles team of Alex Klecan and Matt Morris also won for Lakeview.

Lakeview Academy girls 5, Woody Gap 0 (Tuesday)

Liz Presley and Meagan Cole each won singles matches for the Lady Lions in their win against Woody Gap on Tuesday.

The doubles team of Komal Patel and Cree Nix also won for Lakeview.


Dawson County girls 92, Buford 100

Kasey Holbrook was the low-medallist of the match, shooting a 43 in the Lady Tigers’ win over Buford on Wednesday at Chateau Elan in Braselton.

Charley Whitmire also carded for Dawson County, shooting a 49.

The Lady Wolves were led by Abby Johnson’s 49.

The Tigers travel to Gold Greek Golf Course in Dawsonville on Thursday.

Dawson County boys 169, Buford 187

Nick Fitts shot a career-low 37 for the Tigers in their win against Buford on Wednesday night at Chateau Elan in Braselton.

Dawson County also had scores from Matt Christopher (41), Tyler Goodwin (45) and Taylor Adamson (46).

The Tigers travel to Gold Creek Golf Course in Dawsonville on Thursday for a tri-match against White County and Flowery Branch.


Chestatee 2, Winder-Barrow 1

For the second consecutive night, the Chestatee Lady War Eagles had to overcome a second-half deficit and battle through overtime in order to defeat Winder-Barrow in the Northeast Georgia Mountain Cup on Wednesday at Allen Creek Soccer Complex.

Winder-Barrow got on the scoreboard first mid-way through the first half, but Chestatee’s Morgan Dooley tied the game as the half was winding down.

With both teams failing to score in the second half and overtime, the outcome of the game had to be determined on penalty kicks.

Each team sent nine kickers to the penalty mark, and with Chestatee leading 7-6, Sarah Brothers stopped Winder-Barrow’s Kaela Burns’ attempt to secure the win.

Chestatee will take on Flowery Branch at 6 p.m. Friday in the third place game of the Northeast Georgia Mountain Cup.

Winder-Barrow will play West Hall at 4 p.m. in the girls consolation game.

Both games will be played at Allen Creek Soccer Complex.

Apalachee girls 4, Chestatee 3 (Tuesday)

The Lady War Eagles overcame a 3-0 deficit to force overtime and penalty kicks but were unable to complete the rally against Apalachee in the Northeast Georgia Mountains Cup on Tuesday night in Gainesville.

The Wildcats scored two penalty kicks to Chestatee’s one, sealing the win.

Holly Dyer led Apalachee with two goals. Amber Burgess scored one goal.

Megan Fligg scored twice for the Lady War Eagles while Kelsey Neukum scored once.

The Wildcats advance to the Championship game at 8 p.m. Friday.

High school results may be reported by 10:30 p.m. by calling (770) 718-3406, e-mail Results reported after deadline will appear in the following day’s paper.

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