North Gwinnett rallied for two runs in the fifth to slip past Mountain View in Region 6-AAAAAAA softball action, and other softball and volleyball highlights from around Gwinnett County.
Dacula’s Ben Butcher and Hebron Christian’s Brooke Browning were named Gwinnett runners of the week by the county’s cross country coaches.
DACULA — Hebron Christian’s football team endured another weather delay Saturday evening, but persevered for a 28-21 victory over visiting George Walton Academy.
LOGANVILLE — Grayson’s players had heard for a long time that they didn’t have the athletes to compete with a team like Marietta, one that is full of Division I athletes.
DACULA — Hebron Christian and George Walton managed to play 9 minutes of the first quarter Friday before their game was postponed after two previous weather delays.
SUWANEE — Peachtree Ridge notched two big wins in Region 6-AAAAAAA play on Tuesday night with defeats of Collins Hill and North Gwinnett at Collins Hill.
For the second straight year, it appears heat will be a major theme for the Gwinnett County Cross Country Championship meet, both literally and figuratively.
SUWANEE — The North Gwinnett offense erupted for 23 hits and seven home runs on Thursday night at Peachtree Ridge as the Bulldogs rolled to a 29-8 win in a Region 6-AAAAAAA game.
SNELLVILLE — Brookwood's Danielle Taitt pitched Brookwood to a 7-0 win over visiting Dacula on Tuesday in a non-region contest. Taitt went the distance in the circle and allowed five hits while striking out two. She also helped her cause at the plate with two hits and an RBI.
SUWANEE — Collins Hill defeated Peachtree Ridge 10-2 in five innings in a Region 6-AAAAAAA contest on Thursday. Madison Spell threw all five innings and struck out six. Emily Whitehead delivered a three-run home run and Jordan Pape added two hits, including a home run for the Eagles (3-5, 2-3).
NORCROSS — Faith Lawrence delivered an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh to lift Norcross 3-2 over Parkview on Wednesday night in Region 7-AAAAAAA action.
SUWANEE — Mill Creek downed host Lambert 25-22, 25-23 and Cambridge 25-13 and 25-9 on Tuesday. The wins improve the Hawks to 18-2 on the season.
PEACHTREE CORNERS — Wesleyan’s Madison Kerpics threw a no-hitter as the Wolves defeated Cook 2-0 on Saturday. Kerpics fanned 19 as Wesleyan improved to 9-0 on the season.
SNELLVILLE — It was all about the trenches Friday night as Shiloh dominated Duluth, 42-0 in each team's season opener at Shiloh Community Stadium.
HOMERVILLE — Colten Gauthier threw for two touchdown and ran for another, but it wasn’t enough for Hebron Christian, which fell to Clinch County 46-28 on Friday night at Tilson Stadium.
NORCROSS — Hebron Christian defeated host Greater Atlanta Christian in three sets in a battle of volleyball powers in Gwinnett County on Thursday. The Lions won by scores of 25-12, 25-13, 25-12.
SUWANEE — North Gwinnett freshman Amber Reed fired a no-hitter on Tuesday against Peachtree Ridge as the Bulldogs posted an 8-0 win in five innings in Region 6-AAAAAAA.
SUWANEE — Buford’s Abbi Perkins led off each game for the Wolves with a home run as Buford defeated Evans 1-0 and dispatched North Gwinnett 9-3 in the Hawk/Bulldogs tournament on Saturday.
SUWANEE — Peachtree Ridge’s Madison Strange’s hit brought home Jaylah Jarrell with the winning run as the Lions walked-off with a 6-5 win over visiting Mill Creek in the Region 6-AAAAAAA opener for both schools on Thursday.
Hebron Christian’s volleyball team emerged with a sweep Tuesday night in a tri-match featuring three of Gwinnett County’s top high school programs.
The Gwinnett Daily Post is once again launching its High School Football Pick’em contest. Each week, users can pick the winners of that week’s high school games.