The North Gwinnett air rifle team won the Area 6 championship on Saturday at Lumpkin County High School.
It was the second consecutive championship for the Bulldogs, which shot a combined score of 1154. Caitlyn Miller led the way with a new school record score of 293. Matthew Herrington and Shasta Robinson followed with 288. Andreea Contis scored 285 and Corina Fluker scored 276.
The meet qualified North Gwinnett to advance to sectionals on March 25.
Holy Innocents’ 6, Providence 1
ATLANTA — Joe Shealy came on in relief from Providence (1-13) after the Storm got off to a rough start and held Holy Innocents’ scoreless through three innings, but Providence was doomed too early on Saturday afternoon.
Shealy struck out four batters and was charged with two hits.
Sam Aurelia was 2-for-2 with a stolen base and reached on a hit-by-pitch. J.J. Van Den Berg was 1-for-3 with a double and stolen base.
Mountain View sweeps Duluth
LAWRENCEVILLE — The Bears (11-3, 6-0) continued a hot start to region play by completing a sweep of Duluth 5-0 at Coolray Field on Saturday.
Gavin Collyer earned a win for Mountain View in six innings. He struck out 13 batters and allowed two walks. He was charged with two hits.
Kenny Mallory had two hits and one RBI, Nick Hong had two hits including a double and Garrett Spikes had a two-run homer.
Hebron’s Brown wins Longhorn Invitational
BUFORD — The Hebron boys golf team placed second overall and Jake Brown finished first in the Lanier Longhorn Invitational on Saturday at Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course.
Brown shot 77 to win the low-score medalist title and Hebron shot 342 as a team.
Peachtree Ridge girls win local tournament
BUFORD — Peachtree Ridge girls golf placed first overall at the Lanier Longhorn Invitational at Legacy Golf Course.
The Lions shot 262 overall and were led by the tournament’s low-score medalist title with a 78. Bridget Hong was Peachtree Ridge’s second counting score when she tied for third at 84.
Brookwood goes 2-1 at national tournament
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Brookwood (9-4) girls tennis team went 2-1 at the DecoTurf High School Tennis Championships on Saturday, beating Amarillo (Texas) 5-4 and Spain Park (Ala.) 6-3 before falling to eventual tournament champion Girls Preparatory of Chattanooga 5-4.
Kendra Womack was 2-1 on singles court No. 1 and Emma Withrow was 2-1 on No. 2. Macy Davis went undefeated on No. 3 singles. Allie Spyke was 2-0 at No. 4 singles and won on No. 2 doubles with Womack.
JUNIOR VARSITY SOCCER
Berkmar boys, Archer girls win Gwinnett JV Cup
Approximately 24 local junior varsity soccer teams have spent the previous three weekends competing in a Gwinnett County Junior Varsity Cup. Berkmar’s boys won in their bracket, while Archer’s girls won the other side.
Berkmar concluded play with a 2-2 draw and goals from Juan Monroy and Florentino Hernandez. Berkmar finished the tournament with 15 overall points to edge Brookwood’s 14 points.
Archer's girls racked up 18 points to edge runner-up Brookwood's 17. The Tigers closed pool play with a 3-0 win over Meadowcreek.
Standings were determined by granting three points for each win, one point for each goal (capped at three goals) and one for a shutout for a maximum of seven points per game. Local youth club Atlanta Fire United hosted the tournament at several local parks including George Pierce, Scott Hudgens and Bunton Road parks. The event was organized by Vince Hayes and Stephen George of Mill Creek.
Atlanta Fire United did not profit from the event and accepted monetary and food donations to contribute to a local charity.