High School Sports

Columbus defeats Carver 10-0

Columbus built its lead in the Region 1­AAAAA race back to a full game with a 10­-0 win over Carver on Saturday.

Brandon Pugh went 2-­for-­2 with a triple and three runs scored. Dylan Baker also had a triple and two RBIs.

The Blue Devils are 13­5 overall and 10­3 in the region. Harris County is a game back at 9-­4.

Hardaway and LaGrange are tied for third at 7­5, while Northside is sixth at 8­6.

Columbus hosts Shaw on Tuesday.

Saturday at Columbus

Carver 000 ­00 --0­ 2­ 1

Columbus 104­ 32 --10­ 4­ 0

WP--Will Lowery. LP--Jenkins. Leading hitters--Columbus Brandon Pugh 2-­2, 3B, 3R, RBI; Jeffrey Oravic 1­-2, 2B, R, RBI; Dylan Baker 1-­2, 3B, R, 2RBI. Records: Carver 4­-14,

0­-12 Region 1­AAAAA. Columbus 13-­5, 10­3. Next: Carver, home vs. Hardaway, Tuesday, 5 p.m. Columbus, home vs. Shaw, Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.

LATE SATURDAY

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

KENDRICK 9­-2, WESTSIDE 5-­3

MACON, Ga. -- John Adams doubled and drove in two runs to lead Kendrick to a 9­5 win

over Westside in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Saturday.

Jacorey Thomas and LaNoah Hardy drove in two runs apiece as well.

Anthony Garrett gave up five runs in the win, however, none of then were earned.

Westside came back to win Game 2, 3­2.

Saturday at Westside

Game 1

Kendrick 000 ­012 ­6 --9­ 7 ­7

Westside 200 ­000 ­3 --5­ 3­ 6

WP--Anthony Garrett. LP--Mayfield. Leading hitters--Kendrick John Adams 3­-5, 2B, 2RBI; Eric Newman 1-­4, R; Jacorey Thomas 1-­3, 2RBI; Anthony Garrett 1­-3, R, RBI; LaNoah Hardy 1-­2, R, 2RBI. Westside Sinclair 1­-4, R, RBI; Burnett 1­-3, RBI; Davis 1­-3, R.

Game 2

Kendrick 100 ­000 ­1 --2 ­4­ 2

Westside 002­ 100­ x --3­ 3­ 2

WP--Nesbitt. LP--Eric Newman. Leading hitters--Eli'sha Hicks 2-­4, 2 2B, R; Walter Boze IV 1-­3, 2B, R. Westside Sinclair 1­-3, R. Record: Kendrick 9­-12. Westside 2­-13.

Next: Kendrick, home vs. Spencer, Monday, 5 p.m.

Oxford 6-3, Central 4-0

After 10 innings, Central couldn't hold on after visiting Oxford scored two in the 10th to win the first game of a doubleheader 6-4.

In the second game, Central lost to Oxford 3-0 in seven innings.Saturday at Golden Park

Game 1

Oxford 000 004 000 2 --6 10 2

Central 002 010 100 0 --4 6 1

WP-- Cook. LP-- Dalton Wilder. Hitting leaders-- Oxford Hammond, 2-4, 2 1B, RBI; Cook 2-3, 1B, 2B; Lloyd, 1-4, 1B, 2RBI; Adams, 2-5, 1B, 2B, R, RBI; Hopper, 1-5, 1B, RBI. Central Jermond Williams, 3-5, 3 1B, 3RBI; Evan Baber, 1-5, 1B, RBI.Game 2

Oxford 200 000 1 --3 8 1

Central 000 000 0 --0 4 1

WP-- Miller. LP-- Wade Chandler. Hitting leaders-- Oxford Bollander, 2-4, 1B, 2B, 2R; Scars, 1-4, 2B, RBI; Adams, 2-4, 1B, 2B; Miller, 1-4, 1B, 2RBI. Records -- Central: 25-12. Next -- Central faces Smiths Station at Smiths, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

-- From staff reports

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