Church, Turner lead Brookstone softball to win

FROM STAFF REPORTSAugust 29, 2013 

Kaylynn Church pitched a scoreless game and Elle Turner drove in two runs in a four-run fifth inning to lead Brookstone to a 8-0 softball win Thursday over Marion County.

Caroline Sparks and Isabel McCluskey both went 2-for-4.

Church (4-1) also added a single and drove in a run.

In a game Tuesday, Brookstone defeated Harris County 2-1. Helen Snavely (5-0) picked up the win.Thursday at Brookstone

Marion Co. 000 000 --0 2 0

Brookstone 100 043 --8 9 2

WP--Kaylynn Church (4-1). LP--Davis. Hitting leaders--Brookstone: Caroline Sparks, 2-4; Isabel McCluskey, 2-4; Helen Snavely 1-2, RBI; Elle Turner, 1-3, 2 RBIs; Graysen Sanders, 1-3, RBI; Kaylynn Church, 1-1, RBI; Emily Timmons 1-3. Records--Brookstone, 9-1. Next--Brookstone hosts Upson-Lee Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

columbus 15, fayette co. 0

The Lady Blue Devils exploded for 11 runs in the first inning and cruised to a 15-0 rout of Fayette County in a game shortened by the mercy rule.

Eight different Columbus players had singles and the Lady Blue Devils took advantage of two errors and six walks from Fayette County in the game.

Mary Catherine Smith got the win for Columbus.Thursday at Columbus

Fayette Co. 000 --0 0 2

Columbus (11)40 --15 8 1

WP--Mary Catherine Smith (7-1). LP--Campbell. Hitting leaders--Columbus: Deryka Ray, 1-1, 3 RBIs; Lexie Stohr, 1-2, 2 Rs, RBI; April Hardin, 1-2, R, RBI; Hillary Waters, 1-1, 2 Rs, RBI. Records--Columbus, 7-3. Next--Columbus at Troup County Thursday at 5 p.m.Northside 9, northside warner Robins 6

Jaleesa DeJesus went 3-for-3 and Madison Wilson drove in three runs to lead Northside to a come-from-behind win over Northside Warner Robins.

Allison Sievers struck out 12 in the complete game victory.

Down 4-3, Northside (7-4) rallied for six runs in the sixth inning to take a 9-4 lead.

Northside Warner Robins added two runs in the top of the seventh inning to make the final score 9-6.Thursday at Northside

Northside WR 031 000 2 --6 8 4

Northside 100 206 x --9 10 3

WP--Allison Sievers. LP--Smith. Hitting leaders--Northside: Jaleesa DeJesus, 3-3, R; Landon Edmondson, 2-3, R; Madison Wilson, 1-3, 3 RBIs; Jayme Swynt, 2-4, 2 RBIs; Ellen Clegg, 1-4, RBI. Records--Northside 7-4. Next--Northside at Bainbridge Friday at 5:30 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL

CHEATHAM, FARLEY LEAD KENDRICK OVER SHAW

Deja Cheatham had five kills and Taylor Farley added eight kills to lead Kendrick to a straight-games win over Shaw.

Kendrick (3-0) hosts Spencer Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.Thursday at Kendrick

Shaw 16 16

Kendrick 25 25

Leaders: Kendrick--Deja Cheatham, 5 kills, 4 assists, 1 block; Taylor Farley: 8 kills, 1 assist, 1 ace; Ashunti Jack: 4 assists, 3 blocks, 1 kill; Kahlia Lawrence, 3 kills, 1 dig. Shaw: NA. Records: Kendrick, 3-0. Shaw: NA. Next match: Kendrick hosts Spencer Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Brookstone splits matches

HOGANSVILLE, Ga. -- After losing to Troup County twice last weekend, Brookstone gained a sweet-revenge victory. Down 24-19 in their second game against Troup, Brookstone's Fantreece Stephens served seven straight points to win the match.

Callaway defeated Brookstone in the other match.Thursday at Callaway

Match 1

Brookstone 18 20

Callaway 25 25Match 2Brookstone 25 26

Troup Co 16 24

Leaders: Brookstone-- Fantreece Stephens 9 kills 4 aces 2 blocks, Janey Morton 11 assists, Jazaria Brown 4 aces. Next match: Brookstone area playdate at First Presbyterian High Thursday at 6:00p.m.

COLUMBUS WINS TWO MATCHES AT STARRS MILL

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- The Lady Blue Devils had four players in double figures for kills as they defeated Eagles Landing Christian Academy and Starrs Mill.

Brianna Gogins had 13 kills to lead Columbus. Madison Fleming had 40 assists and 11 digs in the victories.Thursday at Fayetteville, Ga.

Match 1

Columbus 25 25

ECLA 23 17Match 2Visitor 25 25

Starrs Mill 20 15

Leaders: Columbus--Brianna Gogins: 13 kills, 8 blocks, 1 ace, 4 digs; Natalie Twyford: 12 kills, 2 blocks, 6 digs; Michelle Vatral: 10 kills, 1 dig; Shardonee Hayes: 10 kills, 3 blocks; Madison Fleming, 40 assists, 1 ace, 1 kill, 1 block, 11 digs; Ki'Anna Duncan: 21 digs, 1 ace. Records: Columbus, 11-5. Next match: Columbus at the Lovett School Block Party Tournament in Atlanta Sept. 6.

HARRIS CO. DEFEATS HARDAWAY in straight games

Faith Pearson had 8 kills to lead Harris County to a straight-games victory over Hardaway.Thursday at Hardaway

Harris Co. 25 25

Hardaway 10 7

Leaders: Harris County--Faith Pearson: 8 kills, 2 blocks, 2 digs; Sarah Howard: 2 aces, 5 kills, 1 block, 5 digs; Rachel Howard: 1 ace, 2 kills, 7 assists, 3 digs; Alex Bechard: 2 aces, 2 kills, 5 assists, 4 digs; Leah Reiney: 7 aces, 5 digs; Lizzy Peterson: 4 kills, 1 block, 2 digs. Records: Harris County: 12-0. Next match: Harris County hosts LaGrange and Callaway Thursday at 4:30 p.m.CENTRAL LOSES TO AUBURN, DEFEATS LANIER

AUBURN, Ala. -- With Central down 17-3 to Lanier in the second game, Erin Spencer served 16-straight winners to give the Lady Red Devils a 19-17 lead and propel them to a win.

Spencer had 10 aces during the 16-point rally.

Central lost the first match in straight games to Auburn.Thursday at Auburn, Ala.

Match 1

Central 12 14 16

Auburn 25 25 25Match 2Central 25 25

Lanier 22 22

Leaders: Central--NA. Records: Central, 1-1. Next match: Central at Beauregard Tuesday at 5 p.m.

SMITHS WINS OPENER

SEALE, Ala. -- Anna Marie Bucker had 10 assists and five aces as Smiths Station won its season-opener over Russell County in three games.Thursday at Russell County

Smniths Station 25 25 25

Russell Co. 4 12 22

Leaders: Smiths Station Anna Marie Buckner 10 assists, 5 aces; Kristen Henry 10 kills, Mallory Mills 5 aces. Records: Smiths Station 1-0. Next match: Smiths Station, Tuesday, home vs, Troup.

NORTHSIDE DEFEATS LEE COUNTY in region opener

Carly Smart had 17 assists and Lindsay Shirah had seven kills to lead Northside to a region win over Lee County.Thursday at Northside

Lee County 17 21

Northside 25 25

Leaders: Northside: Carly Smart: 1 ace, 3 kills, 1 block, 17 assists; Lindsay Shirah: 3 aces, 1 dig, 7 kills; Kaitlyn Ellis: 3 aces, 7 digs; Records: 11-4. Next match: Northside at Fayette County Tuesday 5 p.m.

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