Prep roundup: Lassiter knocks off Allatoona in Region 6AAAAAA play

Marietta Daily Journal, Ga.
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Mar. 11—Nick Newton went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs to help lead Lassiter to a 8-2 victory over Allatoona in Region 6AAAAAA play Wednesday.

Ben Norton was 3-for-4 with an RBI, Kyle Carson had two doubles and Bradley Frye had two hits and an RBI.

Walker Noland pitched into the sixth inning, scattering nine hits and allowing only two hits to pick up the win. Harris Bryson pitched the last two innings, getting out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth, to earn the save.

The Trojans (10-2, 2-0) will host Pope on Friday.

Hillgrove 6, Peachtree Ridge 5: Tyler Payton's solo home run highlighted a three run fifth inning that helped spur the Hawks' come-from-behind victory in non-region play.

Jack Tilton and Bradon Etter each had three hits, while Zach Wieder had two hits and an RBI. Jason Hayden had a double and drove in two, and Seth Wright added a double.

Ethan Bobo pitched 5 1/3 innings of relief, allowing only one hit and striking out seven to earn the win for Hillgrove (6-4).

BOYS GOLF

Wednesday

Harrison 156, North Paulding 171: Matthew Render an even-par 36 to help lead the Hoyas to a Region 3AAAAAAA victory at Brookstone Golf and Country Club.

John Huffman shot 37, Will Perkins 41 and Walker Manuel 42.

Harrison will return to action Monday in the Larry Nelson Invitational at Atlanta Country Club in east Cobb.

GIRLS GOLF

Wednesday

Harrison earns split: The Lady Hoyas split a tri-match at Brookstone Golf and Country Club.

North Paulding came out on top, shooting a team total of 136. Harrison, led by Haven Blank's 44, was a shot back at 137 and North Cobb shot 176.

The Lady Hoyas will return to the course Monday when they compete in the Cobb County Championship at City Club Marietta.