Prep Roundup: North Cobb downs Walton in region play

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Sep. 9—Soleil Smith had three hits and drove in three to help lead North Cobb to a 10-4 victory over Walton in Region 5AAAAAAA play Thursday.

Aubrey King had a two-run home run, while Leah Byrd pitched a complete game and struck out nine.

The Lady Warriors will host Kennesaw Mountain in region play Monday.

Sprayberry 2, Alpharetta 1 (10 inn.): Lillie May Norton's RBI in the seventh inning tied the game, and helped set the stage for Mace Bowen to win the Region 7AAAAAA matchup with an RBI single in the 10th.

Graci Pederson pitched a complete game, struck out four and earned the win. Gabbi Leftwich also went 2-for-4.

Sprayberry (9-9, 3-3) will host Campbell on Saturday.

Pope 6, River Ridge 5 (9 inn.): Kailey Martin was 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBIs and the eventual game-winning RBI in the ninth to help the Lady Greyhounds pull out a non-region victory.

Kendall Frost pitched a complete game and struck out 10 to earn the win, while she also drove in two. Sam Tener added an RBI.

Pope (15-1) will host Lassiter in a key Region 7AAAAAA matchup on Tuesday.