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High school roundup: Columbus beats LaGrange for second straight game

LAGRANGE, Ga. -- No late-game heroics were needed this time as Columbus beat LaGrange 6-2 on Thursday.

The Blue Devils beat the Grangers on Wednesday with a run in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Thursday, Russell Forthofer hit a home run, and Blake Hicks went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs.

The win improves Columbus' record to 5-3 and 2-1 in Region 1-AAAAA. LaGrange is 0-2 in the region.Thursday at LaGrange

Columbus 200 022 0 --6 8 2

LaGrange 100 001 0 --2 5 0

WP--Troy Gilliland. LP--Carson. Hitting leaders--Columbus Al Jones 1-3, R; Russell Forthofer 1-3, HR, 2RBI; Ryan Anderson 2-3, 2R; Knox Carter 1-2, R; Blake Hicks 3-3, 2 2B, 2RBI. LaGrange Anderson 1-3, 2B, R; Moody 1-2, HR Records--Columbus 5-3, 2-1 Region 1-AAAAA. LaGrange NA, 0-2. Next--Columbus, home vs. Carver, Tuesday, 4;30 p.m.

GLENWOOD 2, TRINITY 0

Brandon Moseley had a double and drove in a run as Glenwood beat Trinity.

Lawson Humphries picked up the win to improve to 2-0.Thursday at Glenwood

Trinity 000 000 0 --0 3 1

Glenwood 100 001 x --2 5 0

WP--Lawson Humphries (2-0). LP--Matthew Payne. Hitting leaders--Glenwood Brandon Moseley 1-2, 2B, RBI. Records--Glenwood 11-2. Next--Glenwood, today, 1:30 p.m., vs. Bethelem Christian.

MARION CO. 10, CHATTCO 0

BUENA VISTA, Ga. -- Hayden Gray went 2-for-2 and drove in four runs to lead Marion County to a win over Chattahoochee County.

Ryan Howard (1-0) allowed two hits and struck out seven in three innings to pick up the win in a game shortened by the mercy rule.Thursday at Buena Vista, Ga.

ChattCo 000 00 --0 3 3

Marion Co. 451 0 --10 8 0

WP--Ryan Howard (1-0). LP--Santaria. Hitting leaders--Marion County: Hayden Gray 2-2, 4 RBI, 2B; Bryan Cobb 2-2, 3Rs; J.J. Fuller 2-3, RBI. Records--Marion County 5-4. Next -- Marion at Crawford County, Monday, 5 p.m.

NORTHSIDE-

HARDAWAY, PPD.

Northside had a 4-1 lead over Hardaway in the top of he fourth inning when rain forced a postponement of the game.

The two teams will start over from the first pitch on Monday at 4:30 p.m. at Hardaway.

HARRIS COUNTY-

SHAW PPD.

Harris County had a 2-0 lead over Shaw in the top of the fifth inning when rain forced a postponment of the game.

No makeup date has been announced.

Boys SOCCER

PACELLI 3, LAnDMARK 1

FAIRBURN, Ga. -- Kevin Jacobs, Manuel Duran and T.J. Fick scored goals to lead Pacelli to a win over Landmark Christian School.Thursday at Fairburn, Ga.

Goals--Pacelli: Kevin Jacobs, Manuel Duran, T.J. Fick. Landmark: NA. Assists--Pacelli: Duran, Fick, Luke Dawahare. Goalies--Daniel Mansfield, 1 save. Records--Pacelli 5-2. Next: Pacelli vs. Mount de Sales at Woodruff Farm complex, Saturday, 5 p.m.

GIRLS SOCCER

LANDMARK CHR. 1, PACELLI 0

FAIRBURN, Ga. -- Pacelli dropped the game in overtime.Thursday at Landmark Christian

Goals--Erin Colston. Goalies--Pacelli Rita de Rojas 10 saves. Landmark Christian Katherine Gravitts 7 saves. Records--Pacelli 3-3, 0-1. Landmark Christian 5-1. Next: Pacelli, vs. Mt., de Sales, Woodruff, Saturday. Landmark Christian, ELCA, March 17.

GIRLS TENNIS

BROOKSTONE 4, TATTNALL SQUARE 0

Brookstone easily won all three singles and No.1 doubles. The Lady Cougars were leading No. 2 doubles 6-0 when rain forced cancellation of the match.Thursday

Singles results

No. 1: Jessica Lewis (B) defeated Allysa Epps 6-1, 6-0; No. 2: Emmie Patton (B) defeated Kenzie Dingmore 6-1, 6-1; No. 3: Rachel Hemmings (B) defeated Blair Back 6-2, 6-0.Doubles resultsNo. 1: Abbie Dillon/Abigail Pitts (B) defeated Mary B Oliff/Ashleigh Morton 6-1, 6-0; No. 2: Rachel Grier/Sarah Kate Edwards (B) vs. Brianna Beasley/Caroline Gilbert 6-0, DNF (did not finish) weather.

Record: Brookstone 4-1. Next: Brookstone, March 17, home vs. Mt. de Sales, 4 p.m.

BOYS TENNIS

BROOKSTONE 4, TATTNALL SQUARE 0

Brookstone's Jack Pease won the only match that was completed.Thursday

Singles results

No. 1: Jonathan Dreelin (B) vs. Ridge Eldridge (T) 7-5, 2-0 matched pulled.; No. 2: Jack Pease (B) def. Turner Gillis (T) 6-0, 6-0; No. 3: Brookstone wins by forfeit.Doubles resultsNo. 1: Brookstone wins by forfeit; No. 2: Brookstone wins by forfeit.

Record: Brookstone 3-0.

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