High school roundup: Columbus edges Marion County in battle of state champions

FROM STAFF REPORTSFebruary 20, 2014 

BUENA VISTA, Ga. -- In a battle of state champions from last season, Columbus, the Class AAAA state winner, beat Marion County, the Class A public school winner,m 3-2 on Thursday afternoon.Thursday at Marion County

Singles results

No. 1: Gray Wells (M) defeated Ryan Gordon 6-0, 6-2; No. 2: Arnav Patel (C) def Daniel Peacock 6-3, 1-6, 10-4; No. 3: Bense Medders (M) def Jacob Yates 6-0, 6-2.Doubles resultsNo. 1: Jacob Sholtis/Kyle Canady (C) def Kendrick Baker/Joe Pollock 6-1, 6-1; No. 2: Andrew Bray/Matthew Adams (C) def Joseph Long/Skylar MacAlister 6-0, 6-0.

Record: Columbus 1-1. Next: Columbus, at Fayette County, Tuesday.



BUENA VISTA, Ga. -- The Lady Blue Devils improved to 1-1 with the victory.Thursday at Marion County

Singles results

No. 1: Madelyn Boren (C) def. Jessica Pickren 6-0, 6-0; No. 2: Mayu Onoe (C) def. Courtney Murray 6-1, 6-0; No. 3: Taylor Hendrix (MC) def. Mallika Chauhan 7-5, 7-5.Doubles resultsNo. 1: Maddison Abell/Kate Mize (CHS) def. Nicole Williams/Savannah Walters 6-1, 6-0; No. 2: Elizabeth Steelmon/Lauryn Douglas (CHS) def. Madison Nelson/Jasmine Vail-Gomez 6-0, 6-0.

Record: Columbus 1-1. Next: Columbus, at Fayette County, Tuesday.



Antonio Evans hit a grand slam and Jalin Thomas and Brent Morrison each drove in three runs to lead Shaw to a win over Pacelli in a game shortened by the mercy rule.Thursday at Pacelli

Shaw (10)70--17 13 0

Pacelli 000--0 1 1

WP--Ashton Greer (1-0). LP--Madage NA. Hitting leaders--Shaw: Isaiah Arnold 3-3, 2 2Bs, 3 Rs; Jalin Thomas 2-2, 2 2Bs, 3Rs, 3 RBI; Brent Morrison 3-3, 2 2Bs, 3Rs, 3 RBI; Antonio Evans 1-3, HR, 2Rs, 5 RBI. Records--Shaw 1-0. Pacelli 0-1. Next--Shaw: Shaw hosts Hardaway Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.


EUFAULA, Ala. -- Central pounded out 26 hits in a doubleheader sweep at Eufaula.

Jay Baker went 5-for-8 with two doubles, a triple and two RBIs in the two games.

Ethan Baber and Austin Perdieu picked up the win for the Red Devils, who are 4-0.Thursday at Eufaula

Game 1

Central 400 202 0 --8 14 0

Eufaula 000 000 0 --0 3 2

WP--Ethan Baber (1-0). LP--NA. Hitting leaders--Central Jay Baker 2-4, 2B; Jesse Ford 3-4, RBI; Weston Dawson 1-3, HR, 2RBI; Jamal Howard 1-4, 2B; Coleson Taylor 2-4.Game 2

Central 070 102 0 --10 12 1

Eufaula 101 000 0 --2 4 0

WP--Austin Perdieu (1-0). LP--NA. Hitting leaders--Central Baker 3-4, 2B, 3B, 2RBI; Dawson 2-2; Howard 2-4, 3B. Records--Central 4-0. Next--Central, Saturday, 11 a.m. at Troup, 3 p.m. at Harris County.



LAGRANGE, Ga. -- Northside and Newnan played to a tie.Thursday at LaGrange

Goals--Northside Georgia Barton, Morgan Lewis. Assists-- Northside Kayla Fountain 2. Goalies--Northside Katie Mackie 10 saves. Records--Northside NA. Next: Northside, Wednesday at Veterans High.



LAGRANGE, Ga. -- Caleb Harbin and Toby Logan scored for Northside.Thursday at LaGrange

Goals--Northside Caleb Harbin, Toby Logan. Assists-- . Goalies--Northside Seth Benoit 5 saves. Newnan NA. Records--Northside 2-0. Next: Northside, Feb. 28, vs. Columbus.




Osvaldo Valencia scored five goals to lead Spencer to a season-opening win over Mancehster.Wednesday at Woodruff

Goals--Manchester Mike McGregor. Spencer Osvaldo 5, Carlos Perez. Assists--Manchester Levin Phillips. Spencer, Valencia, Perez, Robert Leon-Gurerreo, Yoshua Morris-Wharton, Jalen Taylor, Jose Perez-Bueno. Goalies--Manchester Carlos Brown 12 saves. Spencer Carsten Rauch 10 saves. Records--Spencer 1-0. Next: Spencer, Feb. 28, vs. Jordan at Woodruff.

Shaw 3, Carver 1

Tim Kim scored two goals Wednesday to led Shaw to a season-opening win over Carver.Wednesday at Woodruff Farm

Goals--Shaw: Juan Pinto, Tim Kim 2. Carver: Own goal (Shaw). Assists--Shaw: Pinto, Alan Bayon. Goalies--Shaw: Gavin Galvan. Records--Shaw 1-0. Carver: NA. Next: Shaw vs. Sandy Creek at Woodruff Farm Friday at 7:30 p.m.



Tria Steele scored the game's only goal to lead Shaw past Carver.Wednesday at Carver

Goals--Shaw Tria Steele. Assist: Shaw Jamesha Walden, Goalies--Shaw Alisha Ferguson 3 saves; Carver Daivon Fowlkes 8 saves. Records--Shaw 1-0. Next: Shaw NA.

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