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PREP ROUNDUP: West girls lax wins area title; South boys get No. 2 seed
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GIRLS LACROSSE

West Forsyth 19, Creekview 10

The Wolverines capped off their productive week, during which they also captured the Forsyth Cup, with a win over the Grizzlies to capture the Area 6-Class 6/7A title on Thursday evening. West, which improved its record to 10-6-2 on the season, will be a No. 1 seed for the state playoffs, which start next week. West is set to host Brookwood in the first round.

Lambert 18, Forsyth Central 5

The Longhorns finished the regular season with a win on Thursday night, securing the No. 3 seed from the area. The Longhorns’ Gabby DiVirgilio broke the school’s single-season scoring record in the process, putting six goals in to run her total to 85 on the season. Lambert is set to face Mountain View on the road in the first round of the state playoffs. Central finished its season at 7-9 overall.

North Forsyth 15, McEachern 5

The Raiders beat the Indians at home on Thursday night, improving their record to 9-7.

Denmark 7, King’s Ridge Christian 6

The Danes ended their season with a win over King’s Ridge on the road, avenging their 13-9 loss on March 22. Denmark finished its inaugural season at 8-10.

Chattahoochee 22, Pinecrest Academy 5

The Paladins dropped their final game of the season on the road in Alpharetta. Pinecrest finished with an overall record of 2-12-1. 

BOYS LACROSSE

South Forsyth 13, Creekview 6

The War Eagles beat the Grizzlies at home on Friday night to clinch the No. 2 seed from Area 6-6/7A, improving to 13-5. South is set to host Mountain View next week in the first round of the state playoffs.

BASEBALL

Pinecrest Academy 6, First Presbyterian Day 4; First Presbyterian Day 17, Pinecrest Academy 12; First Presbyterian 14, Pinecrest Academy 5

The Paladins took the first game of their first-round state playoff series on Thursday, but dropped the second game on Thursday and another on Friday to exit in the first round and finish their season at 15-12. 

Patrick O'Rourke threw a complete game for the win in the first game of the series, and the Paladins' middle-of-the-order run of Jay Sorohan, Caleb Bohn and O'Rourke had two hits apiece. While the Paladins' bats held up through the rest of series, recording 15 hits in the second game and eight in the second, they couldn't get the productive innings necessary from their pitchers.