It didn’t take long for the North Hall baseball team to win on Thursday night, crushing Chestatee 16-0 in only three innings in Gainesville.
The Trojans scored seven runs in the first inning and added another nine in the second inning. The game was called after a scoreless third inning.
K.J. McAllister led North Hall at the plate, hitting a two-run home run and had four RBIs and two runs scored. A.J. Allison had two RBIs and two runs scored, Jake Canipe had an RBI and two runs scored, Graham Duncan had an RBI and two runs scored, Jackson Coker had two RBIs and two runs scored and Taylor Daniels had a double and two runs scored.
Davis Patrick picked up the win in a complete game for the Trojans, striking out three and allowing only two hits.
Overall, North Hall has scored 25 runs while allowing none in their past two games. They play host to region rival Gainesville at 5:30 p.m. Monday. The War Eagles travel to Lumpkin County at 5:45 p.m. Monday.
North Hall girls 5, Lumpkin County 0
Class AAA’s No. 6 ranked Lady Trojans won their tenth straight match and remained undefeated with a shutout win against Lumpkin County on Thursday in Gainesville.
Cara Reece, Lauren Hodges and Mary Beth Brown each won singles matches in straight sets for the North Hall (10-0, 6-0 Region 7-AAA).
In doubles matches, the teams of Lauren Bolton/Courtney Wiley and Rachel Langman/Jessica Butts each won matches to complete the sweep for the Trojans. Neither doubles team lost any games in their wins.
North Hall travels to East Hall a 4 p.m. Tuesday.
North Hall boys 4, Lumpkin County 1
Jim Butts, Eli LoCicero and Clayton Nedza each won singles matches in straight sets for the Trojans in their win over Lumpkin County on Wednesday in Gainesville.
In doubles, the team of Jack Hortenstine and Hurst Heinen won to complete the team win for North Hall.
The team of William Gaston and Alex Dege was the only winner for the Indians, winning a doubles match.
The Trojans travel to East Hall at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Gainesville boys 4, West Hall 1
James Wassell, Andreo Belch and Ryan Joiner each won singles matches for the Red Elephants in their win over West Hall on Thursday at Longwood Park in Gainesville.
Gainesville (8-0) also had a win in doubles from the team of Louis Hokayem and Graham Williams.
The doubles team of Kyle Weatherly and Jimmy Kincaid was the lone winner of the match for the Spartans (6-2).
The Red Elephants travel to Pickens at 4 p.m. Tuesday. West Hall plays host to Flowery Branch at 4 p.m. Tuesday
West Hall girls 3, Gainesville 2
Kaylin Walters and Chelsea Britt each won singles matches for the Spartans in their win over Gainesville on Thursday at Longwood Park in Gainesville.
The doubles matches split, with the team of Alex Wright/Ali Parham winning for West Hall (6-2) and the team of Darby Jackson/Elizabeth Hood winning for the Red Elephants.
Johnson boys 5, Pickens 0
Seth Hester, Brandon Sloan and Billy Husley each won singles matches for the Knights in their win over Pickens on Thursday in Oakwood.
In doubles matches, the teams of T.J. Williams/Stephen Hester and William Anthony/Scott Allan each won to complete the shutout for Johnson.
The Knights travel to LaGrange this weekend for the 17th annual Granger Invitation Tournament.
Westminster Christian boys 4, Horizon Christian 1
Nathan Wright and Jake McCardel each won doubles matches for the Wildcats in their win over Horizon Christian on Thursday in Gainesville.
In doubles, the teams of Kyle Friese/Sam Taylor and Jeremiah Castleberry/Blake Stribling each won doubles matches to complete the team win for Westminster.
The Wildcats play host to Killian Hills at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 27
Westminster Christian girls 3, Horizon Christian 2
MadyLu West, Jordan Wiley and Meghan Wuest each won singles matches for the the Wildcats in their win over Horizon Christian on Thursday in Gainesville.
Westminster plays host to Killian Hills at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 27.
North Hall girls 4, Buford 1 (Wednesday)
Class AAA’s No. 6 ranked Lady Trojans remained undefeated with a win against Class AA’s No. 10 ranked Buford on Wednesday night in Buford.
Cara Reece and Lauren Hodges each won singles matches for North Hall (9-0, 5-0 Region 7-AAA).
In doubles, the teams of Lauren Bolton/Courtney Wiley and Jessica Butts/Rachel Langman each won doubles matches, clinching the win for the Lady Trojans.
Jordan Poole was the lone winner for the Lady Wolves in singles.
Heritage Academy girls 4, Westminster Christian 1 (Tuesday)
The doubles Hannah Purcell and Caroline Black picked the Wildcats’ lone win against Heritage Academy on Tuesday in Flowery Branch.
Heritage Academy boys 5, Westminster Christian 0 (Tuesday)
The Wildcats were unable to win a match against Heritage Academy on Tuesday in Flowery Branch.
Johnson boys 170, Gilmer 217
Clint Reeves was the low-medallist of the match with a 37 for Johnson in their win over Gilmer on Thursday at Royal Lakes Golf Course in Flowery Branch.
The Knights also had scores from Brandon Bridgefarmer (41), Ben Brisbos (44) and Micah Mills (48).
Josh Ross and Brandon Luther led the Bobcats, each carding a 51.
Johnson returns to Royal Lakes against Pickens at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Lumpkin County boys 168, Gainesville 184
Justin Cochran was the low-medallist of the match, shooting a 36 for the Red Elephants in their loss against Lumpkin County on Thursday at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega.
Jake Martin also contributed for Gainesville with a 42.
Aaron George led the Indians (5-2) with a 39 while Everett Huntsinger carded a 41.
Lumpkin County travels to Big Canoe at 3:45 p.m. Monday for a match against Pickens. The Red Elephants travel to the Golf Club of Alpharetta at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday for the second annual Parker Cup.
Dawson County girls 89, White County girls 98, Flowery Branch girls 134.
Kasay Holbrook was the low-medallist of the match, shooting a 41 for the Tigers in their win over White County and Flowery Branch on Thursday night at Gold Creek Golf Course in Dawsonville.
Dawson County’s Charley Whitmire and Katie Stowers each shot a 48.
Rosie Cochran led the Warriors with a 47.
The Tigers return to Gold Creek at 3:45 p.m. Thursday for a match against Pickens. White County travels to Mossy Creek at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday for a match against West Hall.
Oak Mountain boys 161, Brandon Hall 198, Westminster Christian 200 (Wednesday)
Eli Crumley led the Wildcats with a 41 in their third-place in a tri-match against Oak Mountain and Brandon Hall on Wednesday.
Westminster also had scores from Sam Love (50) and Sean Kelley (51).
TRACK AND FIELD
Gainesville boys 211, Buford 117
The Red Elephants opened their season with a win over Buford on Thursday in Gainesville.
Gerald Ford led Gainesville, winning the long jump (20’4 1/2") and triple jump (41.5"). Desmond Hamilton took first place in the high jump with a jump of 5-feet-10-inches. Paul Malquist finished first in the pole vault with 11.6 feet.
On track, Aurielio Montano earned wins in two mile (11:20) and one mile (5:04). Tyler Adetona finished first in the 100-meter with a time of 11:06 while Blake Sims took first place in the 200-meter with a time of 22:51. Gainesville also won the 4x100 with at time of 43.20.
Lumpkin County boys 63, North Hall 54, White County 53
Nick Long won the one mile (4:36) and the 800-meter with a personal-best time of 1:59.8 for the Trojans in their second place finish against Lumpkin County and White County on Thursday night in Gainesville.
Ben Satterfield won the 200-meter in 24.25 and Nolan Clark won the two-mile in 10:21 for the Trojans.
North Hall plays host to Buford and East Hall at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
North Hall girls 68, White County 65, Lumpkin County 34
Sarah Nish won the triple jump and 100-meter dash and finished second in the long jump for the Trojans in their win over White County and Lumpkin County.
Morgan VanGorder won the one mile in 5:45 and 800-meter in 2:30.2. Sallie Davis won the 400-meter in 1:05.64 and finished second in the 200-meter (28.68). Katie Spell won the discus with a distance of 92’1" and Ferma Akuku won the shot put with a distance of 27’5".
North Hall plays host to Buford and East Hall at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Buford boys 2, Chestatee 1
The Wolves scored the game-winning goal with six seconds left in the game to defeat Chestatee in the Northeast Georgia Mountain Cup on Thursday night in Gainesville.
Kevin Stradley scored the lone goal for the War Eagles of an assist from Alejandro Gonzales.
Chestatee will play host to Winder-Barrow in the Cup consolation game at 3 p.m. Saturday. Buford will play Johnson in the Cup’s third-place game at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Chestatee.
North Hall girls 4, White County 0
Tess Patton scored two goals and Julia Matthews scored one goal and had one assist for Class AAA’s No. 6 ranked Lady Trojans in their win over White County on Thursday night in Gainesville.
Heather Strickland also scored and Bradee Burrell added an assist for North Hall (6-0-1, 4-0 Region 7-AAA).
Jordan Shows recorded her first shutout of the season in goal for the Trojans.
North Hall travels to Class AA’s No. 2 ranked Walker at 6:30 p.m. today. The Warriors (3-5, 2-3 Region 7-AAA) travel to West Hall at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Westminster Christian girls 1, Horizon Christian 1 (Tuesday)
Hannah Rhodes scored the lone goal for the Wildcats in their season-opening tie against Horizon Christian on Tuesday.
Westminster travels to Covenant on Friday, March 28.
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