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PREP ROUNDUP: Forsyth Central softball sweeps region doubleheader
A recap of Forsyth County high school sports action
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Forsyth County News


Forsyth Central 8-19, North Springs 0-3

SANDY SPRINGS – Lexi Bump went 6-for-6 with five RBIs as the Lady Bulldogs swept a Region 7-AAAAA, Div. B doubleheader Thursday on the road.

Bump went 3-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs in Central’s 8-0 win in the first game, then went 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs in the Lady Bulldogs’ 19-3 win in the second game.

Carrlyn Kiser got the win in the first game allowing two hits and no runs while striking out 11 in five complete innings. Lindsay Race was 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored, Alexa Hull was 2-for-3 with a double and RBI and Caroline Thomas went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Thomas earned the win in the second game allowing one hits and two unearned runs while striking out four in 1 2/3 innings of relief. Kiser led the Lady Bulldogs (10-8, 7-3) at the plate going 3-for-4 with a triple and four RBIs. Karah Straub was 3-for-3 with a triple, two runs scored and two RBIs, Marisa Hull went 2-for-3 with two doubles, Meredith Black was 2-for-4 and Morgan Poe went 1-for-2 with two RBIs.

North Forsyth 8, Johns Creek 2

JOHNS CREEK – Breena Gwaltney went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and the Lady Raiders earned a Region 6-AAAAAA win Thursday on the road.

Up 3-1 in the top of the fifth, Gwaltney put the game out of reach with her drive to centerfield with two outs that scored Morgan Franklin and Addie Harris.

Harris went 3-for-4 with an RBI, and Ashley Barton went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs. Amber Jones earned the win allowing six hits and two runs (one earned) with two strikeouts in seven innings.


Lambert swept

The Lady Longhorns lost matches to Buford (25-10, 25-15) and Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy (25-16, 16-25, 25-23) on Thursday at home.

Madeleine Bertz led Lambert (12-15, 1-1 Area 6-AAAAAA) against ELCA with 10 kills. Ashley Cruise added seven kills, Kendal Barrett had 22 assists and Jordyn Moellering had 12 digs.

North Forsyth splits

The Lady Raiders defeated Chestatee (25-7, 25-20) and lost to North Gwinnett (25-15, 25-17) in non-area matches Thursday.

West Forsyth sweeps

SUWANEE – Taylor Ashcraft had 17 kills, six aces and five digs as the Lady Wolverines defeated Parkview (25-15, 25-11) and Tucker (25-9, 25-7) in the Collins Hill Classic on Thursday.

Shelby Lance added 10 kills and four aces for West (21-1, 1-1 Area 6-AAAAAA). Gabby Bachner had 22 assists, and Jordan Leitch had 18 assists and eight digs.