High school roundup: Kendrick beats Shaw, remains unbeaten

FROM STAFF REPORTSSeptember 19, 2013 

Kendrick remained undefeated after 11 matches with a 25-7, 25-7 win at Shaw on Thursday afternoon.

Ashunti Jack had 12 assists, two kills and two blocks to lead the Lady Cherokees to the win.

Thursday at Shaw

Kendrick 25 25

Shaw 7 7

Leaders: Deja Cheatham 8 kills, Taylor Farley 5 kills, assist; Ashunti Jack 2 kills, 12 assists, 2 blocks; Melia Jones kill, 4 assists, 2 aces; Kahlia Lawrence 5 kills, assist. Records: Kendrick 11-0. Next match: Kendrick, home today vs. Brooks County, 5:30 p.m.

CENTRAL WINS IN 3

Victoria Ficklin had 20 blocks and six kills to lead Central to a three-set win over Carver.

Thursday at Carver

Central 26 20 25

Carver 24 25 23

Leaders: Isia Jenkins 6 attacks, 6 kills, 6 blocks; Erin Spencer 8 attacks, 5 kills, 10 blocks, ace; Victoria Ficklin 7 attacks, 6 kills, 20 blocks, 7 aces; Kim Clark 21 receptions, 16 digs; Anthonia Olatejo 7 blocks, 13 digs. Records: Central 7-6. Next match: Central, at Opelika, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

BROOKSTONE LOSES TWICE

Brookstone lost a three-set match to Callaway, then were swept by Troup.

Thursday at Brookstone

Match 1

Callaway 25 14 25

Brookstone 22 25 20

Match 2 Troup 25 25

Brookstone 9 19

Leaders: Santreece Stephens 18 kills, Janey Morton 29 assists. Records: Brookstone 14-14. Next match: Brookstone, Sept. 28, at Central tournament.

HARRIS COUNTY WINS TWO MATCHES AT LAGRANGE

LAGRANGE, Ga. -- Faith Pearson had six aces, 12 kills, three blocks and 10 digs to lead Harris County to wins over LaGrange and Central-Carrollton.

Thursday at LaGrange, Ga.

Match 1

Harris Co. 25 25

LaGrange 12 17

Match 2

Harris Co. 25 25

Central-Carrollton 9 17

Leaders: Harris County: Sarah Howard: 1 ace, 18 kills, 2 blocks, 14 digs; Faith Pearson: 6 aces, 12 kills, 3 blocks, 10 digs; Alex Bechard: 8 aces, 1 kill, 24 assists, 7 digs; Rachel Howard: 2 kills, 21 assists, 9 digs; Lizzy Peterson: 1 ace, 16 kills, 1 block, 5 digs. Records: Harris County, 23-6 (3-0). Next match: Harris County at the Harley Davidson Spike Fest in Conyers, Ga., Friday and Saturday.

Columbus beats Starr's mill, e. coweta

SHARPSBURG, Ga. -- Brianna Gogins had 20 kills and seven blocks to lead the Lady Blue Devils to wins over Starr's Mill and East Coweta.

Thursday at Sharpsburg, Ga.

Match 1

Columbus 25 20 25

Starr's Mill 15 25 16

Match 2

Columbus 26 25

E. Coweta 24 22

Leaders: Columbus--Brianna Gogins: 20 kills, 7 blocks, 2 aces, 2 digs; Natalie Twyford: 10 kills, 2 blocks, 1 dig; Michelle Vatral: 10 kills, 1 block, 4 digs; Ki'Anna Duncan: 29 digs, 3 aces, 3 assists; Madison Fleming: 47 assists, 5 aces, 1 kill, 1 block, 7 digs. Records: Columbus, 23-9. Next match: Columbus at Fayette County Tuesday for matches with Fayette County and Sandy Creek.

softball

CARROLLTON 5,COLUMBUS 2

Carrollton got an early lead, built it to 5-0 and survived a rally by Columbus to take the win.

Mary Catherine Smith (13-4) allowed six hits and just one earned run in taking the loss. She struck out seven and walked one.

Lexie Stohr singled in two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, but the Lady Blue Devils couldn't get any closer.

Thursday at Hill Field

Carrollton 200 003 0 --5 6 3

Columbus 000 002 0 --2 3 1

WP--Jones. LP--Mary Catherine Smith (13-4). Hitting leaders--Lexie Stohr: 1-2, 2 RBI; Racheal McConnell: 1-1; Nicole Humphries: 1-2. Records--Columbus, 14-6. Next--Columbus vs. Whitewater, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday at CSU.

northside 8,hardaway 0

Cora Beth Hudgins struck out five and drove in two runs to lead Northside to a win over Hardaway.

Jayme Swint and Ellen Clegg also had two hits for the Lady Patriots.

Kaitlyn Little went 2-for-2 for Hardaway.

Northside hosts Lee County Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Thursday at Hardaway

Northside 310 40 --8 9 1

Hardway 000 00 --0 3 3

WP--Cora Beth Hudgins. LP--Marki Armstrong. Hitting leaders--Jayme Swint: 2-4, R, RBI; Ellen Clegg: 2-3, 2R; Cora Beth Hudgins: 2-4, 2RBI. Hardaway: Kaitlyn Little, 2-2. Records--Northside, 13-9. Next--Northside hosts Lee County Tuesday at 6 p.m.

BROOKSTONE 9,pacelli 0

Helen Snavely allowed just two hits and Isabel McCluskey hit a 3-run homer to lead Brookstone to a win over Pacelli.

Snavely (9-2) struck out five over five innings.

Elle Turner and Graysen Sanders each went 2-for-3.

Brookstone is at Upson-Lee Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday at Brookstone

Pacelli 000 00 --0 2 7

Brookstone 111 33 --9 9 1

WP--Helen Snavely (9-2). LP--Tally. Hitting leaders--Pacelli: Tally: 1-2. Brookstone: Caroline Sparks: 1-2, RBI; Isabel McCluskey: 2-4, HR, 3 RBIs; Elle Turner: 2-3; Graysen Sanders: 2-3, RBI. Records--Brookstone, 16-3. Next--Brookstone at Upson-Lee Monday at 5:30 p.m.

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