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PREP ROUNDUP: Central, Pinecrest boys earn Friday wins in PKs

Pinecrest Academy 10, St. Francis 0

The Paladins moved to 3-1-0 on the season with a big win over the Knights on Friday afternoon.

Allie Doerr led the Paladins with four goals and an assist, while Ivey Crain had three goals and two assists. Haley Triplett scored twice on free kicks for Pinecrest, while Olivia Gannon had the Paladins’ other goal.

Milton 2, Forsyth Central 1

The Bulldogs fell to 3-2-0 on the season with a loss on Friday in their Region 5-7A opener. Callie Fagan scored the lone goal for Central.

Johns Creek 10, Denmark 0

The Danes fell to 1-2-0 on the season with a loss at home to the Gladiators.


Pinecrest Academy 2, St. Francis 1

The Paladins improved to 3-1-0 on the season with a win in penalties on Friday night against the Knights. Freshman goalkeeper Evan Kane made the crucial game-winning save for Pinecrest.

Forsyth Central 2, Milton 1

The Bulldogs beat the Eagles 5-3 in penalties on Friday night to open their region schedule with a win and improve to 4-1-0.

Denmark 1, Johns Creek 1

The Danes moved to an even 1-1-1 on the season with a tie at home against the Gladiators on Friday night.

Shiyan Mirfendereski scored the Danes’ goal.


West Forsyth 12, Walton 12

The Wolverines and Raiders were deadlocked through regulation on Friday night and remained so in overtime, ending the game in a tie. The result put the Wolverines’ record at 1-0-1.

Allatoona 13, North Forsyth 4

The Raiders played a close first half in Friday’s road game against the Pirates, trailing just 5-3, but Allatoona scored eight to North’s one in the second half. North dropped to 1-2 with the loss.


Lambert 19, Forsyth Central 0

The Longhorns won their second game of the season and moved to 2-0 with a 19-0 shellacking of the Bulldogs at home on Friday. Central fell to 0-1 with the loss.


Lambert 7, Denmark 0; North Paulding 12, Lambert 4

Lambert split a pair of games on Friday at the LakePoint complex in Emerson.

In the first game, Braden Bamburowski and Matthew Esz teamed up to allow just five hits against the Danes over seven innings. Garrett Hollenbeck and Nate Gabbert had two-hit games for Lambert.

Against the Wolves, the Longhorns had the game tied at 3-3 through four innings, thanks in part to a four-hit game from Jon Hemings, but four runs in the fifth and four more in the six by North Paulding sent Lambert to a loss. The Longhorns fell to 2-5 on the season.

Mill Creek 13, Denmark 4

The Danes allowed just seven hits in their second game at LakePoint, but the Hawks’ well-timed production in their 10-run second inning, which included a grand slam, sent Denmark to a five-inning loss. The loss dropped the Danes to 2-2 on the year.