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Prep scoreboard: White County golfer sets school record
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White County’s Sarah Holmes connected on two birdies and shot a new nine-hole school record (38) to lead the Lady Warriors to a tri-match victory against Dawson County and West Hall on Thursday night at Mossy Creek in Cleveland. White County carded an 85, Dawson County shot a 94 and West Hall finished with a 102.

Kasay Holbrook, a senior, shot a 45 for the Lady Tigers and Katie Stowers finished with a 49.

Savannah Rowe and Hannah Derthick each carded a 51 for the Lady Spartans.

White County visits Habersham Central for a tri-match on Tuesday in Cornelia.

Gainesville boys 172, Lumpkin County 174

Justin Cochran led the Red Elephants with a 37 and Jake Martin carded a 39 in their season opener against Lumpkin County on Thursday at Chattahoochee Golf Course.

Aaron George was the low-medallist for the Indians (1-2) with a 40.

Gainesville and Lumpkin County will be competing in the Apple Mountain Invitational in Clarkesville on Saturday. The meet features 24 teams from around the state.

Flowery Branch boys 145, Jefferson 171

Shane Weyenberg led the Falcons with a 35 in their season-opening victory over Jefferson Thursday at Sandy Creek Golf Course in Commerce.

Flowery Branch also had low scores from Ben Yu (36), Sean Ocenas (37) and Matt Rolin (37).

The Falcons travel to Sugar Hill Golf Course on Tuesday for a match against Buford.


West Hall girls 3, Flowery Branch 2

The doubles teams of Alex Wright/Ali Parham and Kaylin Walters/Kayla Cansler sealed a win for the Lady Spartans (2-1, 2-0 Region 7A-AAA) Thursday night at Alberta Park in Oakwood.

Samantha Lingle was West Hall’s only winner in singles, winning in straight sets.

Jennica Ramey and Megan Grewett each won singles matches for the Lady Falcons.

Flowery Branch plays host to North Hall at 4 p.m. Monday.

West Hall boys 5, Flowery Branch 0

Luis Flores, Chris Evans and Alan Clark each won singles matches in straight sets en route to a complete sweep by the Spartans (2-1, 1-1 Region 7A-AAA) Thursday night in Flowery Branch.

The doubles teams of Derek Weatherly/Ricky Vital and Jimmy Kincaid/Kyle Weatherly each won to complete the shutout win.

The Falcons (0-1) travel to Pickens at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

North Hall girls 5, East Hall 0

Cara Reece, Hayley Crowder and Mary Beth Brown each won singles matches in straight sets for the Lady Trojans (4-0, 2-0 Region 7A-AAA) Thursday night in Gainesville.

In doubles, the teams of Lauren Bolton/Courtney Wiley and Jessica Butts/Rachel Langman each won their matches to complete the sweep for North Hall.

The Trojans travel to Flowery Branch at 4 p.m. Monday.

North Hall boys 4, East Hall 1

Jim Butts and Eli LoCicero each won singles matches in straight sets for the Trojans (2-2, 2-0 Region 7A-AAA) Thursday night in Gainesville.

North Hall swept the Vikings in doubles matches, with wins from the teams of Jack Hortenstein/Michael Franze and Mitch McCray/Joe Nezda.

The Trojans play host to White County at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Johnson boys 5, West Forsyth 0

The Knights (4-0, 2-0 Region 7A-AAA) remained unbeaten with a win over West Forsyth on Thursday.

Seth Hester, Brandon Sloan and Stephen Hester each won their singles matches for Johnson.

In doubles, the teams of Billy Hulsey/T.J. Williams and Scott Allan/William Anthony each won their matches for the Knights, finishing the sweep.

Johnson plays host to Gainesville at 4 p.m. Tuesday.


Banks County 5, Commerce 0

Alex Bailey struck out seven batters and allowed one hit in five innings on the mound for the Leopards in their win over Commerce on Thursday night.

At the plate, Bailey went 2-for-3 with a double and three runs scored.

Banks County had nine hits while allowing only one.

The Leopards play host to Elbert County tonight at 5:30 p.m.

Johnson 6, Clarke Central 4

Bobby Wirsing struck out six batters with no earned runs for the Knights in their win over Clarke Central on Thursday night in Athens.

Blake Stacy recorded the save, striking out one and allowing one run in relief.

Michael Lorentz lead Johnson at the plate, going 3-for-4 with one run scored.

The Knights play host to East Jackson at 12 p.m. Saturday.

Lumpkin County 4, Forsyth Central 2

Devin Dunson struck out seven batters and allowed one hit in four innings pitched for the Indians in their season-opening win over Forsyth Central on Thursday night in Dahlonega.

Dunson also led Lumpkin County at the plate, going 1-for-3 with a double and one RBI. Quentin Self also added an RBI for the Indians.

Lumpkin County travels to Dawson County at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

North Hall 14, Habersham Central 4

The Trojans opened their season with a strong offensive performance, scoring 10 runs in the fourth inning of their win over Habersham Central on Thursday night in Gainesville.

Josh Wright led North Hall at the plate, with a single, two doubles, one RBI and scoring three runs. He was also the winning pitcher, striking out four batters and allowing only one run.

Jake Canipe chipped in on offense for the Trojans, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs. A.J. Allison, Davis Patrick, Nathan Strong, and Blayne Gilmer also had RBIs for North Hall.

Cooper Boydstun led the Raiders at the plate with a single and a double. He was also the losing pitcher.

The Trojans will face Habersham Central again at 3 p.m. Saturday.


Johnson boys 2, North Hall 1 (Wednesday)

Franky Zuniga and Vicente Trujillo each scored a goal for the Knights (3-2) in their win over North Hall Wednesday night in Gainesville.

Johnson travels to Lumpkin County at 7:30 p.m. tonight. The Trojans (1-2-1) play host to South Forsyth at 5 p.m. tonight.

Chestatee girls 2, Monroe Area 0 (Wednesday)

Kathryn Barnett scored both goals for the Lady War Eagles (1-2), winning their first game of the season over Monroe Area on Wednesday night in Monroe.

Sarah Brothers made four saves in goal for Chestatee, earning her first shutout of the season.

The War Eagles travel to Rabun Gap at 4:30 p.m. today.

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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