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.
Reed went all five innings and allowed just one base runner on a hit batter, finishing the night with eight strikeouts.
Jaylyn Benson sparked the offense for North (9-1, 2-0) with a three-run home run, while Bella Faw was 2-for-2 with a solo homer. Grace Connelly also finished 2-for-3.
The loss dropped Peachtree Ridge to 5-3 overall and 1-1 in the region.
Mountain View 9, Duluth 1
DULUTH — Mountain View improved to 6-3 overall and 2-0 in Region 6-AAAAAAA with a 9-1 win at Duluth on Tuesday night.
Sarah Currie started and went five innings for the win, giving up one earned run on three hits with six strikeouts. Lexie Simonton followed with two innings of scoreless relief.
Currie also added a hit and two RBIs at the plate, while Kaylee George went 3-for-3 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Simonton added a 3-for-4 game with an RBI, while Hannan Razeq was 2-for-4 with a double, three runs and an RBI and Chloe Schrope added a triple and an RBI.
Archer 12, Rockdale Co. 0
LAWRENCEVILLE — Archer needed just four innings to shut down visiting Rockdale County 12-0 on Tuesday in the Tigers' Region 8-AAAAAAA opener.
Alex Hollingsworth led the offense for Archer (3-1, 1-0), going 2-for-2 with three RBIs, while Olivia Craig went 2-for-2 and drove in two. Adding to the offense were Katie Moore (3-for-3, two steals) and Faith Barth (2-for-2).
Mallory Tullis was the winning pitcher with three scoreless innings.
Grayson 16, Shiloh 0
SNELLVILLE — Grayson opened its Region 8-AAAAAAA schedule with a 16-0 win in four innings at Shiloh on Tuesday.
Kayls Snowden earned the win, allowing just one hit over four innings with nine strikeouts while helping her own cause at the plate with two hits.
Aaliyah White followed with three hits for Grayson (4-0, 1-0), while Emma Davis added a three-run triple. Amber Austin, Kayla McDuffie and Lauren Peppers also helped with one hit each.
Discovery 10, Berkmar 7
LAWRENCEVILLE — Discovery picked up its first win of the season with a 10-7 win at home over Berkmar in a game shortened to three innings.
JaNiece Long and Mya McDonald each had an inside-the-park home run and three RBIs to lead the offense for the Titans (1-5). On defense, Alanah Perry recorded three assists at second, while Gabby Chavez added one assist at third base in her first varsity game. Harleen Walia was the winning pitcher with three innings of work.
Lanier 5, Habersham Central 1
MOUNT AIRY — Lanier picked up its first win in Region 8-AAAAAA on Tuesday with a 5-1 defeat of Habersham Central.
Carly Forrester pitched a complete game in earning the win, allowing just one run and striking out three.
Alissa Miner and Cassidy Winfield each went 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead the offense for Lanier (2-2, 1-2), while Lauren Cothern finished 2-for-4 with a triple.
Dawson Co. 5, GAC 4
DAWSONVILLE — Dawson County pushed across two runs in the bottom of the seventh to come back and nip Greater Atlanta Christian 5-4 on Tuesday night in Region 7-AAA action.
GAC (4-4, 3-2) was led by Tatum Lowe, who went 3-for-4, and Sydney Deardorff, who finished 2-for-4. Faith Vento also pitched well with eight strikeouts.
Wesleyan 4, Parkview 0
PEACHTREE CORNERS — Madison Kerpics allowed no runs and surrendered just two hits and struck out 16 over seven innings on Tuesday to lead the Wolves 4-0 over Parkview.
All four runs were driven in by Gracie Taylor, who finished the night 1-for-2. Her first RBI came on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the first while adding three more in the bottom of the fifth with a three-run homer. Jahni Kerr also had a good night on offense, going 3-for-3 with three steals and two runs.
The win improved Wesleyan to 7-0.
Mill Creek tops Johns Creek and St. Francis
JOHNS CREEK — Mill Creek upped its record to 10-2 on Tuesday with two wins, sweeping St. Francis 25-8, 25-9 and beating host Johns Creek in three sets 25-7, 21-25, 15-13.
Adriana Ackerman guided the offense for the Hawks with 34 assists, while Alanis Bernis added 17 assists. Hitting leaders for Hawks were Mar'ria Phillips with 18 kills, Sonya Silecky with eight kills and Ansley Lawrence with eight kills. Joha Bernis was the top server with four aces.
Providence goes 3-0, Parkview wins two of three
LILBURN — Parkview played three matches on the road Tuesday night and went home with two wins, beating Pinecrest Academy 25-9, 25-13 and Loganville Christian Academy 25-23, 25-13. The lone setback for the Panthers (7-5) was a loss in three sets to Providence 17-25, 27-25, 15-8.
Margaret Schirm had a solid game at the net for Parkview with 10 kills and eight blocks, while C.C. Halsey recorded four blocks. Abby Schirm added eight kills with Meg Youngblood getting 14 digs.
Providence (6-3) would cap off its perfect night with sweeps of Loganville Christian 25-22, 25-23 and Pinecrest Academy 25-14, 25-13. Alaina Emminger had 32 kills and nine aces for the Storm, while Lauren Yost added 27 assists and 15 kills.
Norcross sweeps Peachtree Ridge and Kell
NORCROSS — Norcross improved to 5-3 on the season with two sweeps on Tuesday night, topping Peachtree Ridge 25-12, 25-13 and Kell 25-22, 25-16.
Leaders for Norcross were Claire Catterton with 14 kills, Janna Schlageter with 15 kills and 10 digs, Bella Murray with 35 assists and Aresa Schroeder with 14 digs.
Lanier improves to 4-0
SUWANEE — Lanier bumped its season record to 4-0 on Tuesday with wins at home over Collins Hill 25-19, 25-20 and Shiloh 25-7, 25-19.
Top performers for Lanier were Myahn Byrd with nine kills, Lizzie Campbell with 13 kills and 15 digs, Hana Ault with 22 assists, Alex Beckman with 14 digs and Alexa Sherman with 14 digs.
Berkmar battles but falls to South and Meadowcreek
LILBURN — Berkmar lost to tight matches at home on Tuesday, falling to Meadowcreek in three sets 25-22, 23-25, 15-10 and getting swept by South Gwinnett 25-15, 25-19.
Leaders for Berkmar (0-5) in the Meadowcreek match were Lorena Jackson (10 aces, assist), Victoria Lawyer (two blocks, ace), Jessica Garcia (assist) and Keyanna Glen and Ariel Ennis (one kill each).
Jackson also played well against South with two aces and an assist, while Ennis (ace, kill), Lawyer (two kills) and Garcia (two assists) each contributed. Also helping in the South match were Jessica Ogbodo (two kills, ace, block), Madison Chandler (kill) and Denait Araya (assist).
Hebron fights its way to two wins, Brookwood drops two
DACULA — Hebron ran its record to 8-1 on Tuesday with a pair of wins at home, getting past St. Pius X 25-22, 9-25, 17-15 and sweeping Brookwood 25-15, 25-18.
Top hitters for the Lions were Hayden McGee with 17 kills and Rebeca Olariu with 13 kills, while Katie Marrero led the defense with six blocks. The offense was guided by 40 assists from Abbi Luke.
Brookwood also faced St. Pius X and went down in two straight sets. Top players for the Broncos were Amber Williams (six kills, four digs, four aces), Cydney Gardner (nine digs, five kills, two blocks, ace), Sophia Koop (nine kills, six digs), Ellie Rey (17 digs), Zoie Foston (four kills, two blocks) and Abbey Tucker (18 assists).