Rubio, Hardin lead Lady Blue Devils over Shaw

From staff reportsSeptember 10, 2013 

Breanna Rubio and April Hardin each drove in three runs to lead Columbus to a 10-0 win over Shaw Tuesday in a game shortened by the mercy rule.

The Lady Blue Devils picked up single runs in the first, second and fourth innings and then broke the game open with a 7-run fifth inning.

Kaleigh Sullivan (1-1) allowed one hit and struck out nine in picking up the victory.Tuesday at Hill Field

Shaw 000 00 --0 1 5

Columbus 110 17 --10 8 0

WP--Kaleigh Sullivan (1-1). LP--Falcon. Hitting leaders--Columbus: April Hardin: 2-3, 3B, R, 3 RBI; Breanna Rubio: 1-1, 2B, 3 RBI. Records--Columbus, 13-4. Next--NA.

HARRIS COUNTY 4, NORTHSIDE 0

Harris County upped its record to 9-6 on the season thanks to a 4-0 win over Northside. Kayla Cotton pitched all seven innings for Harris County, throwing a one-hitter with no runs, four strikeouts and four walks.

Sarah Kate Jenkins went 2-3, scored twice and had a double. The other two runs for Harris County were scored by Abbey Thomason and Trinity Smith. Both players also had one RBI.

Tuesday at Northside

Harris Co. 010 300 0 --4 5 1

Northside 000 000 0 --0 1 4

WP-- Kayla Cotton. LP-- Cora Beth Hudgins. Hitting leaders-- Harris County; Sarah Kate Jenkins 2-3, 2B, 2 runs. Abbey Thomason 2-3, 2B, RBI, run. Trinity Smith 1-3, RBI, run. Northside; n/a. Records-- Harris County; 9-6, 1-0. Next-- Harris County; Thursday at Greenbrier, 5:30 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL

oliver, raven lead Hardaway over spencer

Aryeon Oliver had eight kills, two aces and two blocks to lead Hardaway to a 2-1 win over Spencer.

Zana Raven had five aces, one kill and one block for Hardaway.Tuesday at Hardaway

Spencer 14 25 15

Hardaway 25 12 25

Leaders: Hardaway--Aryeon Oliver: 8 kills, 2 aces, 2 blocks; Zana Raven: 5 aces, 1 kill, 1 block; Alexis Kelley: 6 kills, 2 blocks; Haley Harrision: 12 assists; Ricki Raven: 11 assists. Records: Hardaway, 3-4. Next match: Hardaway at Lee County Thursday at 5 p.m.

BUCKNER, EVILSIZER POWER SMITHS STATION

LAGRANGE, Ga. -- Anna Marie Buckner had seven assists, one dig and one ace and Autumn Evilsizer added eight digs and one ace to lead Smiths Station to a straight-sets win over Callaway.Tuesday at LaGrange, Ga.

Smiths Station 25 25

Callaway 16 17

Leaders: Visitors--Anna Marie Buckner: 7 assists, 1 dig, 1 ace; Autumn Evilsizer: 8 digs, 1 ace; Mallory Mills: 2 kills, 3 digs, 3 aces; Kristen Henry: 3 kills, 5 aces. Records: 4-0. Next match: Smiths Stations hosts Opelika today at 5 p.m.

BROOKSTONE WINS THREE MATCHES IN TWO DAYS

Santreece Stephens had 19 kills and five aces and Janey Morton added 25 assists to pace Brookstone to wins over Randolph-Clay and Central Talbotton.

On Monday, Brookstone defeated Hardaway in straight sets.Monday at Brookstone

Brookstone 25 25

Hardaway 17 17

Leaders: Brookstone-- Santreece Stephens 11 kills 3 aces, Janey Morton 13 assists 2 aces.Tuesday at Brookstone

Match 1Randolph-Clay 9 7

Brookstone 25 25Match 2Central-Talbotton 19 7

Home 25 25

Leaders: Brookstone--Santreece Stephens: 19 kills, 5 aces; Janey Morton: 25 assists, 7 aces; Conner Brooke Dryden: 6 aces. Records: Brookstone 11-8 (4-0). Next: Brookstone at Shaw Thursday at 6 p.m.

NORTHSIDE BEATS HOUSTON, LOSES TO HARRIS

Caitlyn Jakes had 13 kills and eight blocks to lead Northside to a win over Houston County and a loss to Harris County.

Northside travels to Roswell, Ga., to play in the Georgia Challenge Tournament Saturday at 10 a.m.Tuesday at Northside

Match 1

Houston Co. 17 15

Northside 25 25Match 2Harris Co. 25 15 25

Northside 14 25 22

Leaders: Northside: Caitlyn Jakes, 13 kills, 8 blocks; Carly Smart: 4 aces, 9 digs, 2 blocks, 40 assists; Lindsay Shirah: 4 aces, 7 digs, 13 kills; Katie Jordan: 9 kills; Arielle Owens: 8 kills. Records: Northside: 17-7 (1-1). Next match: Northside at the Georgia Challenge Tournament in Roswell, Ga., Saturday at 10 a.m.

CENTRAL BEATS OPELIKA IN FIVE SETS

Central defeated area opponent Opelika behind the offensive attack of Victoria Ficklin (eight aces, four kills) and Aaron Spencer (three aces, four kills).Tuesday at Phenix City

Opelika 23 25 25 25 11

Central 25 27 13 23 15

Leaders: Central-- Victoria Ficklin; 8 aces, 4 kills, 15 blocks. Anthonia Oladejo; 6 kills, 5 blocks, ace. Aaron Spencer; 3 aces, 4 kills, 17 blocks. Isia Jenkins; 2 aces, kill, 13 blocks. Kim Clark; 15 digs. Records: Central-- 6-4, 1-1. Next match: Central-- Auburn at Central, Thursday, 6 p.m.

HARRIS COUNTY SPLITS TWO MATCHES

Sarah Howard had 8 aces, 16 kills, three blocks and 19 digs to lead Harris County to a win over Northside and a loss to Houston County.

Harris County travels to Rome, Ga., Saturday to play in the Darlington High School Invitational. Harris will play Darlington, Rockmart and Gordon Lee in preliminary play before bracketing.Tuesday at Northside

Match 1

Harris Co. 20 23

Houston Co. 25 25Match 2Harris Co. 25 15 25

Northside 14 25 22

Leaders: Harris County: Sarah Howard: 8 aces, 16 kills, 3 blocks, 19 digs; Lexie Mickle: 10 aces, 5 kills, 23 digs; Faith Pearson: 1 ace, 16 kills, 4 blocks, 10 digs; Lizzy Peterson: 1 ace, 16 kills, 2 blocks, 4 digs; Rachel Howard: 10 kills, 1 block, 21 assists, 13 digs Records: Harris County: 16-4 (2-0) Next match: Harris County at the Darlington High School Invitational Saturday in Rome, Ga. Harris will play Darlington, Rockmart and Gordon Lee in the preliminary round.

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