High school roundup: Rupp, Pate lead Hardaway to 8-3 win in baseball opener

FROM STAFF REPORTSFebruary 18, 2014 

LAGRANGE, Ga. -- Blake Rupp went 2-for-3, homered and drove in three runs Tuesday to lead Hardaway to an 8-3 win over LaGrange.

Tre'von Dorsey also homered for the Hawks (1-0), who scored in all five innings Tuesday.

Bryan Pate (1-0) picked up the win for Hardaway.

Tuesday at LaGrange, Ga.

Hardaway 113 12--8 9 0

LaGrange 000 03--3 3 2

WP--Bryan Pate (1-0). LP--Tim Daugherty (0-1). Hitting leaders--Hardawway Tre'von Dorsey 2-4, HR, 2Rs RBI; Cody Tucker 2-4, R; Blake Rupp 2-3, HR, 3Rs, 3RBI; Tony Locey 2-4, 2B, RBI. Records--Hardaway 1-0. LaGrange 0-1. Next--Hardaway at Troup Co. Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.


BUENA VISTA, Ga. -- Jared Hines laid down a suicide-squeeze bunt to score the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead Marion County over Jordan.

Trent Miller (1-0) picked up win in relief of Dylan Price. Miller gave up just two hits and pitched the final four scoreless innings.

With the game tied at 5, C.J. Dudley walked to lead off the bottom of the eighth inning.

On a hit-and-run play Brandon Dumas singled, advancing Dudley to third, After a strike out, Hines executed the bunt and Dudley came home with the winning run.

Tuesday at Buena, Vista, Ga.

Jordan 000 500 00 --5 9 4

Marion Co. 210 000 21 --6 7 1

WP--Trent Miller (1-0). LP--Hamilton (0-1). Hitting leaders--Jordan: A McKinnon 2-4, 2B; Hamilton 2-3; Jared Hines 2-3; Brandon Dumas 1B, RBI; C.J. Dudley 1B, RBI; Dylan Price 1B, RBI; Trent Miller 2B, RBI. Records--Marion Co. 1-0; Jordan 0-1. Next--Marion Co. at Lamar Co. in Barnesville. Ga. Friday at 5:55 p.m.

Girls BasketbalL

Dooly County 53, Brookstone 47

VIENNA, Ga. -- Brookstone's Rachel Moore scored 18 points, but Dooly County held on for the win in the Region 4-A championship game.

Tuesday at Vienna, Ga.

Brookstone 12 8 14 13--47

Dooly Co. 7 11 15 20--53

Brookstone (47)

Santreece Stephens 8, Caroline Sparks 5, Kali Spitzmiller 2, Rachel Moore 18, Neshia Thomas 6, Kaylen Long 8.

Dooly Co. (53)

Phillips 5, L. Mathis 23, A. Mathis 1, Tookes 20, Hall 4.

Team records: Brookstone 15-12. Next: Brookstone is expected to make state playoffs.

boys golf



AUBURN, Ala. -- The Central High boys golf team finished fifth out of 13 teams in the Auburn Invitational Tuesday at Indian Pines.Tuesday at Indian Pines

Team scores: Central: Drew Welsch 78, Tyler Bishop 89, Jeremy Dunnivan 97, Chase Abbott 86, Hunter Sanders 104.



Columbus High defeated Spencer 1,100 to 781 Tuesday. Kelly Orck of Columbus led all shooters with a score of 292.

Demarius Ingram led Spencer with a 240.

Columbus (1,100)

Kelly Orck 287, Veronica Leggett 270, Sara Daniels 269, Carmen Paige 269.

Spencer (781)

Demarius Ingram 240, Alex Miller 220, Kyle Pridgen 206, Brandon Mayan 169.


auburn 3, columbus 2

The Columbus High girls tennis team lost Tuesday to Auburn High School 3-2.

The Lady Blue Devils are now 0-1 and the next match is Thursday at Marion County at 4 p.m.Tuesday

Singles results

No. 1: Cassady Cabelka (AHS) defeated Madelyn Boren 4-6, 6-0, 10-2; No. 2: Olivia Durant (AHS) defeated Abby Courville 6-3, 1-6, 10-6; No. 3: Maddison Abell (CHS) defeated Emily Shields 6-4, 6-3.Doubles resultsNo. 1: Chatham Cabelka/Mary Beth Ianuzze (AHS) defeated Mayu Onoe/Kinsley Kirkland 7-6, 6-1; No. 2: Kate Mize/Akshaya Shan (CHS) defeated Meg Lessley/Ansley Shields 1-6, 6-4, 11-9.

Record: Columbus 0-1. Next: Columbus at Marion County Thursday at 4 p.m.


Girls Basketball



DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- The Lady Blue Devils battled back from a 15-point deficit to defeat Fayette County in overtime for the Region 5-AAAA championship.

The game went to overtime tied at 61. Columbus outscored Fayette 9-6 in the extra period.

Tatyana Wyatt scored 19 points to lead Columbus.Tuesday at Alexander

Columbus 4 24 18 15 9--70

Fayette Co. 19 7 23 12 6--67

Columbus (70)

Jacqueria Gunter 13, Jazmyn McIntosh 6, Tatyana Wyatt 19, Khayla Lloyd 9, Alexia Manning 12, Ariyah Copeland 11.

Fayette Co. (67)

Not available.

Team records: Columbus 26-1. Next: State playoffs.

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