LAWRENCEVILLE — Mountain View used a potent offense and shut down pitching to sweep a trio of games on Saturday. The Bears defeated Greater Atlanta Christian 9-0, Norcross 5-0 and Chattahoochee 11-3.
Lexie Simonton was the winning pitcher in the opener against the Spartans. Kaylee George had two hits and drove in two runs. Kellie Ervin added two hits and scored three runs while Sarah Currie also had two hits and drove in a run.
Currie notched the win against Norcross, tossing a complete game shutout allowing three hits while fanning eight. She also helped her own cause with a run scoring triple. Chloe Shrope also added a two-run single.
Simonton closed out the day with a win, in relief against Chattahoochee while scoring three runs to contribute to the offense. The Bears (3-1) took advantage of 11 walks to complete the win.
North take four
SUWANEE — North Gwinnett won all four games it played in the Rumble at the Ridge tournament. The Bulldogs defeated Forsyth Central 6-1, Buford 4-2, Lambert 10-4 and Cambridge 12-4. Against Forsyth Central, Meghan Lewis, Grace Connelly and Marisa Miller each had two hits while Haley Cummings hit a three-run home run. Amber Reed was the winning pitcher.
Jaylyn Benson connected on a three-run home run as the key hit in the win over Buford. Benson also was the winning pitcher while Lewis aond Connelly each added two hits.
Benson picked up the win, in relief against Lambert while adding two hits and driving in three runs. Cummings recorded two hits and two RBIs while Simone Leonard also drove in a pair of runs. Reed notched the win against Cambridge as Connelly provided four hits and three RBIs. Haley McNail added two hits and drove in three runs and Miller had a pair of hits and an RBI for the Bulldogs (4-0).
Mill Creek splits
SNELLVILLE — Mill Creek fell to South Forsyth 7-6 but rallied to defeat host Brookwood 10-4 on Saturday. In the opener, the Hawks ripped 15 hits and stole seven bases but still fell to South. Dallis Goodnight led the offense with four hits and three RBIs while Alora Bevily recorded three hits. Hannah Smith, Kat Maijala and Taylor Stancil each had two hits.
Against Brookwood, Goodnight had four hits, three stolen bases and an RBI. Smith also had four hits and three RBIs while Maijala drove in three. Lindsay Kline went five innings to pick up the win while Olivia Tyson notched the save for Mill Creek (2-1).
SNELLVILLE — Brookwood doubled up South Forsyth 6-3 but fell to Mill Creek 10-4 on Saturday. Danielle Taitt was the winning pitcher and helped her own cause by driving in a pair of runs for the Broncos. Olivia Rogozinski had two hits and two RBIs while Jaryn Gibson, Grace Young and Elle Bass each added two hits.
Taitt and Young each had two hits and drove in a run for Brookwood (1-1) in their meeting with Mill Creek.
Peachtree Ridge wins two of three
SUWANEE — Peachtree Ridge downed visiting Lumpkin County 10-1 and Lambert 9-8 in the Rumble at the Ridge tournament.
Caitlyn Ward connected on a three-run home run while teammate Kennedy Harp hit a two-run shot for the Lions against Lumpkin County. Elle Lunsford went five innings and allowed four hits while striking out 10 to pick up the win in the circle.
Peachtree Ridge (4-0) used a six run fourth inning to defeat Lambert. Alex Harris hit a home run as the Lions collected 11 hits in the contest. Lunsford also picked up the win in relief.
The Lions also lost to Cambridge 5-3 on Saturday. Lunsford gave up five runs on seven hits in five innings.
Harp had two solo home runs against Cambridge, Madison Strange had an RBI single and Riley Hudson led the defense with seven putouts at first base.
Buford 15, Apalachee 0
BUFORD — Buford dispatched Apalachee 15-0 in three innings in the Rumble at the Ridge tournament game on Saturday. Amelia Veal picked up the win for the Wolves (2-2).
Ansleigh Hollifield had a pair of three-run home runs to lead the offense. Emmaline Williams hit a two-run home run in her first varsity at bat. Also connecting on two-run home runs were Kara Taylor and freshman Olivia Duncan.
LILBURN — Hebron Christian rallied to defeat Mt. Pisgah 8-6 and blew out host Providence Christian 20-0 in three innings on Saturday. In the opener, the Lions (2-1) trailed 6-1 before finding their hitting strokes. Layton Morris struck out seven to earn the win in the circle and helped her own cause with a pair of RBIs.
In the win over the Storm, Morris again picked up the win. The hurler also had two hits and drove in three runs. Nicole Azar also drove in the three runs.
Providence drops a pair
LILBURN — Providence Christian fell to Mt. Pisgah 15-6 and Hebron Christian 20-0 on Saturday. Hannah Nolan had three hits, a stolen base, scored twice and drove in a run to lead the Storm in the opener. Nolan and Anna Reeves also had hits against Hebron for Providence (0-3).
Brookwood wins three
WINDER — Brookwood won three of four matches at the Northeast Georgia Queen of the Court Tournament on Saturday. The Broncos defeated Jefferson, Chestatee and Wesleyan. The Broncos fell to Harrison. The opening victory over Jefferson was Brookwood coach Stacey Bennum’s 200th win in the state of Georgia.
DACULA — Wesleyan split its four matches in the Northeast Georgia Queen of the Court Tournament on Saturday. The Wolves defeated Bethlehem Christian 25-10, 25-10 and North Cobb 25-23 and 25-21. Wesleyan lost to Athens Academy 20-25 and 19-25 as well as to Brookwood 17-25 and 14-25.
Sydney Stirling led the Wolves (4-2) with 18 kills while Alden Pridgen added 15 kills. Riley Bryan recorded 63 assists and six aces.