High School Sports

(Updated) High school roundup: Central girls advance to area championship game

AUBURN, Ala. -- Central used a balanced scoring attack Wednesday to defeat Smiths Station 50-45 in the Area 4-7A semifinals.

Tiyah Johnson led Central with nine points. LaShunte Faniel and Teyah Johnson each scored eight points in the win.

Quan Holton of Smiths Station led all scorers with 14 points.

Central will face Auburn Friday at 6 p.m. for the area title.

Central also clinched a berth in state Central regional to be held in Montgomery, Ala., next week.Wednesday at Auburn

Central 12 13 12 13--50

Smiths 10 6 11 18--45

Central (50)

Tajah Ellis 5, Brianna Hicks 5, LaShunte Faniel 8, Teyah Johnson 8, Tiyah Johnson 9, Ashleigh Gary 4.

Smiths Station (45)

Quan Holton 14, Ladajia Jones 11, Alonie Sutton 12, Myra Mack 4, Sylaitha Johnson 4.

Team records: Central 21-9. Next: Central vs. Auburn, Friday, 6 p.m.

dooly CO. 65, broOkstone 63

Naeisha McClain scored 31 points Wednesday, but Brookstone's rally fell short as Dooly County held on 65-63 to advance in 4-A tournament.Wednesday at Greenville

Brookstone 10 16 13 24--63

Dooly 8 21 26 10--65

Brookstone (63)

Marty Laughbaum 8, Antonia Nunley 5, Meg Hicks 3, Helen Snavely 2, Katherine Snavely 9, Browning Lane 3, Shannon Sloan 2, Naeisha McClain 31.

Dooly County (65)

M. Smith 19, C.P. Phillips 27, L. Manning 14, B. Adkinson 3, L. Smith 1, A. Oliver 1.

Team records: Brookstone 11-14 Next: Brookstone's season ends.

BOYS BASKETBALL

RUTLAND 53, SPENCER 32

MACON, Ga. -- DeCarlos Warren led Spencer with 11 points, but Rutland built an early lead and went on to an easy win in the 2-3A tournament.

Wednesday at Central-Macon

Spencer 7 14 2 8--32

Rutland 17 8 9 19--53

Spencer (32)

DeCarlos Warren 11, Ervin Davis 4, Kobe Barnum 2, NiKieth Clark 5, Tahiem Mabery 3, Jamal Warner 2, Henry Felton 1, Jaylen Taylor 4.

Rutland (53)

Moore 2, Jaylyne Brown 12, Simmons 2, Foster 8, Deshon James 12, Jaikez Mann 17.

Team records: Spencer: NA. Next: Spencer's season ends.

SOFTBALL

GLENWOOD 12-9, ABBEVILLE 0-0

Kirstin Reynolds drove in four runs to lead Glenwood to a 12-0 and 9-0 sweep of Abbeville Christian on Wednesday.Wednesday at Glenwood

Game 1

Abbeville 000 0 --0 1 3

Glenwood 210 9 --12 14 0

WP--McKenna Gillespie . LP--NA. Hitting leaders--Glenwood Kinsey Brown 3-4, 2R, RBI; McKenna Gillespie 3-3, 2R, RBI; Kirstin Reynolds 2-3, 2R, 3RBI; Sarah Kate Smith 1-3, R, 2RBI; Carle Hampton 1-2, R; Hope Gullatt 1-2, R, RBI; Neely Austinb 1-3, R; Parker Slappey 1-3, R .Game 2

Abbeville 000 0 --0 0 2

Glenwood 440 1 --9 7 0

WP--Carle Hampton. LP--NA. Hitting leaders--Glenwood Kirstin Reynolds 1-2, RBI; Sarah Kate Smith 2-3, R; Carle Hampton 1-2, R, RBI; Hope Gullatt 1-3, R, 2RBI; Kinsey Brown 1-1, 2R, RBI, Parker Slappey 1-1, R . Records--Glenwood 2-0. Next--Glenwood, at Hooper, Monday, 1 p.m.

BASEBALL

GLENWOOD 12, ABBEVILLE 2

Jarrett Carter hit a homer and drove in four runs to lead Glenwood to a 12-2 win over Abbeville on Wednesday.Wednesday at Glenwood

Abbeville 000 002 --2 2 2

home 201 324 --12 7 1

WP--Carson Hicks (1-0). LP--Kross Payne (0-1). Hitting leaders--Glenwood Jarrett Carter 1-2, 2R, 4RBI, HR; Tyler Cadenhead 2-3, RBI, 2B; Chase Dennis 1-2, 3R, 2RBI, 2B. Records--Glenwood 1-0. Next--Glenwood, at Monroe, vs. Morgan Academy Saturday, 2 p.m.

BOYS SOCCER

COLUMBUS 11, CARVER 1

Noah Packard scored five goals and Nolan Bidleman scored three to lead Columbus to an 11-1 win over Carver.Wednesday at Kinnett

Goals--Columbus: AJ Yerkes 2, Noah Packard 5, Nolan Bidleman 3, Tyler Harbin. Goalies--Noah Wallace, 2 saves. Records--Columbus 2-0, 1-0. Next game: Columbus vs. Houston County, Wednesday, 7 p.m., at CSU.

GIRLS SOCCER

pacelli 4, Opelika 0

Presley Auer and Meg Torbert each scored two goals Wednesday to lead Pacelli to a 4-0 win over Opelika.Wednesday at Woodruff Farms

Goals--Pacelli--Presley Auer 2, Meg Torbert 2. Assists--Bella Lopez 3, Torbert. Goalies--Pacelli: Rita de Rojas, 6 saves. Records--Pacelli, 1-0. Next: Pacelli vs. Spencer, Saturday, 3 p.m. at Woodruff Farms.

RIFLERY

COLUMBUS DEFEATS KENDRICK 1,132-979

The Columbus rifle team on Wednesday defeated Kendrick 1,132 to 979.

Columbus (1,132)

Jared Eddy 290, Veronica Leggett 287, Sierra Moon 279, Carmen Paige 275, GiGi Wicks 275 and Ben Race 258.

Kendrick (979)

Xavier Thomas 266, Miranda Davenport 245, Cameron Adams 239 and Asia Johnson 229.

LATE WEDNESDAY

GIRLS SOCCER

COLUMBUS 10,

CARVER 0

Gigi Schorr scored five goals to lead Columbus to a 10-0 win over Carver in the season-opener for both teams.

Wednesday at Woodruff

Goals: Columbus: Gigi Schorr 5, Kimberly May 2, Caroline Spurlin 2, Abby Marmito. Assists: Columbus:  Schorr 2, Marmito 2, Sarah Nell Beach 2, Emilie Gerkin. Keepers: Columbus Sam Munyon ( 0 saves). Carver:  Azaria Smith (15  saves). Records: Columbus 1-0, 1-0 Region 1-AAAAA. Carver 0-1, 0-1. Next: Columbus, vs. Houston County Feb. 17, 5:30 @ Columbus State University. Carver, vs. Spencer Feb. 27, 12:00 Woodruff Farm Complex Field 7 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL

GREENVILLE 60,

BROOKSTONE 51

GREENVILLE, Ga. — Sutton Eggena scored 11 points and William Reeves added 10, but Brookstone lost 60-51 to Greenville in the Region 4-A tournament on Wednesday.

Wednesday at Greenville

Brookstone 13 12 14 12—51

Greenville 15 15 18 12—60

Brookstone (51)

Jamie Sheek 6, Trey Lingo 9, Sam Ndem 8, Sutton Eggena 11, William Reaves 10, Frank Waldrep 6, Asim Ahmed 1.

Greenville (60)

Simon 7, Walls 22, McGill 4, Reeves 7, Tenny 10, Coffield 8, Burnette 2.

Record: Brookstone 7-20. Next: Brookstone, season over.

MARION 71,

DOOLY 58

GREENVILLE, Ga. — Lorenzo Smothers scored 39 points as Marion County beat Dooly County 71-58 in the Region 4-A tournament on Wednesday.

Wednesday at Greenville

Dooly 11 9 14 24—58

Marion 16 11 13 31—71

Dooly (58)

Rhodes 1, Robinson 3, Brown 19, McGee 6, Kenny 13, Lawson 6, Miller 6, M. Jordan 2, D. Jordan 2.

Marion County (71)

Smothers 39, Rogers 6, Kelley 2, Battle 6, Thomas 9, Walton 9.

Record: Marion County 13-12. Next: Marion County, home vs. Pacelli, 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

RIFLE

HARDAWAY 1015,

SHAW 924

Hardaway beat Shaw 1,015-924 in a match on Wednesday.

Shaw’s Connor Stone had the highest score with a 264.

Wednesday at Hardaway

Hardaway (1015)

Emily Johnston 258, Cheyenne Fleming 254, Nicholas Brown 252, Austin Kief 251.

Shaw (924)

Connor Stone 264, McKinney Kantz 252, Demetrius Earnst 218, Nigel Roulhac 190.

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