Cason Greathouse leads Columbus past LaGrange


Cason Greathouse had quite a day in leading the Columbus Blue Devils to their seventh straight win, a 2-0 victory over LaGrange in a Region 5-AAAA contest.

Greathouse earned the win, pitching a complete-game two-hitter. He struck out five.

He also drove in one of Columbus' runs and scored the other.

In the first, Nick Poskey and Will Kilgore both singled with one out. After a double steal, Greathouse knocked in Poskey with a sacrifice fly.

In the fourth, Greathouse doubled and went to third on Russell Forthofer's sacrifice bunt. Greathouse scored on Dylan Baker's sacrifice fly.Thursday at Columbus

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WP--Cason Greathouse (3-1). LP--Hood. Hitting leaders--Columbus Nick Poskey 1-3, R; Cason Greathouse 1-2, 2B, R, RBI; Dylan Baker 1-2, RBI. Records--Columbus 16-3, 8-1 Region 5-AAAA. Next--Columbus, Friday, home vs. Fayette County, 4:30 p.m.

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ROOPVILLE, Ga. -- Cody Russell went 5-for-5 and Andrew Walsh picked up his fourth win of the year as Calvary Christian defeated Holy Ground.

Walsh allowed no hits and struck out four over 4 1-3 innings in the victory.Thursday at Roopville, Ga.

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WP--Andrew Walsh (4-0). LP--Denney. Hitting leaders--Calvary: Cody Russell 5-5, RBI; Garrett McGlamory 3-5, 3 RBI; Cole Parker 3-4, 2 RBI. Records--9-3. Next--Calvary vs. Flint River at Golden Park Saturday at 7 p.m.


MANCHESTER, Ga. -- Jaryd Hynes drove in three runs and picked up the win on the mound as Marion County defeated Manchester.Thursday at Manchester, Ga.

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WP--Jaryd Hynes (1-1). LP--Stevenson. Hitting leaders--Marion County: Jayrd Hynes 2-5, 3 RBI; Brandon Dumas 2-4, 2Rs; Dustin Pickren 2-4, RBI; Dustin Eckert 1-3, RBI; Trent Miller 1-5, RBI; Dylan Price 1-4; J.J. Fuller 1-3, C.J. Dudley 1-3; Sonny Singleton 1-1. Records--Marion County 11-7, 5-3. Next--Marion County at Brookstone Saturday at noon.


ALBANY, Ga. -- Glenwood scored five runs in the first inning on their way to a lopsided win over Deerfield-Windsor.Thursday at Albany, Ga.

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WP--Lawson Humphries (4-3). LP--Williams. Hitting leaders--Glenwood: Lawson Humphries 3-5, 2Rs, RBI; Luke Hammock 2-4, R; Chad Silvani 1-2, 2 RBI, R. Records--Glenwood 22-8. Next--Glenwood hosts Coosa Valley today for a doubleheader beginning at 4:30 p.m.


Isaiah Arnold went 2-for-4 with a double to help lead Shaw over Alexander.Thursday at Shaw

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WP--Ashton Greer (3-0). LP--Douda. Hitting leaders--Shaw: Isaiah Arnold 2-4, 2B, R; Brent Morrison 1-3, RBI. Records--Shaw 8-10, 4-5. Next--Shaw at Sandy Creek today at 5:30 p.m.



LAGRANGE, Ga. -- Joshua Mixon scored four goals to lead Calvary Christian to a win over Lafayette Christian.Thursday at LaGrange, Ga.

Goals--Calvary: Joshua Mixon 4, Clayton Barefield. Assists--Barefield 2, Jeremy Gross 2, Tucker Jones. Goalies--Thomas Chappell, 16 saves. Records--Calvary 6-5. Next: Calvary vs. Creekside Christian at Woodruff Farm April 24 at 7 p.m.



LAGRANGE, Ga. -- Katie Shannon and Taylor White each scored three goals to lead Calvary Christian to a win over Lafayette Christian.Thursday at LaGrange, Ga.

Goals--Katie Shannon 3, Taylor White 3, Sydney White. Assists--Sydney White 2, Shannon. Goalies--Morgan Osbourne, 10 saves. Records--Calvary 3-10. Next: Calvary at New Creation Monday at 5 p.m.



Madelyn Boren defeated Jessica Lewis 6-4, 6-3 in No. 1 singles to lead Columbus to a team win over Brookstone.

Columbus finishes the regular season 16-2.

The Region 4-AAAA tournament begins April 19 in LaGrange. Columbus (7-0) will face Troup.Thursday at Lakebottom

Singles results

No. 1: Madelyn Boren (CHS) def. Jessica Lewis 6-4, 6-3; No. 2: Maddison Abell (CHS) def. Emmie Patton 7-6, 2-6, 10-8; No. 3: Mayu Onoe (CHS) def. Rachel Hemmings 6-3, 6-1.Doubles resultsNo. 1: Abbie Dillon/Abigail Pitts (B) def. Abby Courville/Kate Mize 6-4, 6-1; No. 2: Akshaya Shan/Elizabeth Steelmon (CHS) def. Alexandra McCluskey/Binnell Culpepper 6-4, 4-1 retired.

Record: Columbus 16-2, 7-0. Next: Columbus vs. Troup April 19 at LaGrange in region tournament.


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Kazuki Onoe defeated Jacob Yates 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles to lead Brookstone to a team win over Columbus.Thursday at Lakebottom

Singles results

No. 1: Kazuki Onoe (B) def. Jacob Yates (C) 6-0, 6-1; No. 2: Baran Baris (B) def. Arnav Patel (C) 6-1, 6-0; No. 3: Jonathan Dreelin (B) def. Andrew Bray (C) 6-0, 6-1.Doubles resultsNo. 1: Ryan Gordon and Jacob Sholtis (C) def. Trey Bradley Thorne and Hudson Terrell (B) 6-0, 6-7 (5-7), (10-5); No. 2: Sahil Arora and Hayden Spicer (B) def. Kyle Canady and Ford Cummings (C) 2-6, 7-5, (10-4).

Record: Brookstone 12-1. Next: Brookstone at area playoffs in Macon, Monday at 9 a.m.




Shaw's Regina Falcons won 8-0 at No. 1 singles over Central's Tajhe Wilson.Thursday at Central

Singles results

No. 1: Regina Falcon (S) d. Tajhe Wilson 8-0; No. 2: Kayla Blackman (S) d. Emily Culpepper 8-0; No. 3: Yujin Hicks (S) d. Jasmine Arroys 8-1; No. 4: Carley Douglas (S) d. Alexis Heart 8-0; No. 5: MinYoung Jang (S) d. Ladestinee Hampton 8-0; No. 6: Camille Pascau (S) d. Makaylar Toombs 8-5.Doubles resultsNo. 1: Regina Falcon/Kayla Blackmon (S) d. Jasmine Arroys/Tajhe Wilson 8-1; No. 2: Carley Douglas/Kaitlyn Clarke (S) d. E. Culpepper/A. Heard 8-1; No. 3: Kaitlyn Blackwell/Yujin Hicks (S) d. Makaylar Toombs/Ladestinee Hampton 8-1.

Record: Shaw 13-3. Next: Shaw, Monday, Region 5-AAAA tournament at LaGrange.



Taylor Corbett had three hits to lead Central in a loss to No. 1 Sparkman.Thursday at Central

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WP--Samanatha Mayall (NA). LP--Katie Webb (4-5). Hitting leaders--Sparkman Taylor Hurford 2-4. Central Taylor Corbett 3-4, R; Kristin Studds 1-4, RBI; Katie Webb 2-3; Allie Kelley 2-4; Madison Graham 1-3, RBI.



The Brookstone girls and the Chattahoochee County boys won team crowns at a meet at Brookstone.

Chattahoochee County's Zahria Carr was the high-point individual in the girls meet with 15.25 points. In the boys meet, Schley County's Tra Minter won with 20.5.

Thursday at Brookstone

Team scores

Girls--Brookstone 114, Chattahoochee County 104, Schley County 61, Callaway 17.

Boys--Chattahoochee County 128, Schley County 97, Brookstone 78, Callaway 19.

Individuals winners

Brookstone--Mary McCormick (high jump), Theresa Lunsford (pole vault); Ben Jones (pole vault), Helen Snavely (long jump), Jazaria Brown (triple jump), Narisha McClain (shot put); Anne Henley-Walker (1,600, 3,200); Wesley Tillman (110H); Damien Tully (300H);

Chattahoochee County--Alexandria Little (discus); Girls 4x100 (Khora George, Shvonya McDaniel, Kwanjala Jones, Ciara Alston); Boys 4x100 (Christopher Askew, Delvante Lawrence, Leontae Lockett, Jodie Perkins); Anthony Hernandez (1,600, 3,200); Zahria Carr (400); Christopher Askew (100); Khora George (200); Chabelli Diquez (300H); Girls 4x400 (Hope Carter, Khora George, Shvonya McDaniel, Zahria Carr).

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