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PREP ROUNDUP: North baseball gets walk off win over South
A recap of Forsyth high school sports action
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Forsyth County News

BASEBALL

North Forsyth 6, South Forsyth 5

Max Bening hit a game-winning 2-run single in the bottom of the seven to give the Raiders a crucial Region 6-AAAAAA victory Wednesday at home.

North improved to 10-8 overall and 4-3 in the region. South fell to 7-11 overall and 2-5 in the region.

The War Eagles scored three runs in the top of the seventh to take a 5-3 lead, but the Raiders responded with three runs of their own, punctuated by Bening’s walk off hit.

Matthew Heard led North at the plate, going 3-for-4. Harris Roberts and Zac Slaton both went 2-for-3, while Jacob Cherry allowed just five hits and one earned run over six strong innings.

South was led at the plate by Jack Litras and Anthony Trovato, who each went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Horbin Figueroa had a double, and Justin Graczyk and Michael Strait added a hit each.

War Eagles starting pitcher Will Foy allowed three earned runs on nine hits in six innings.

BOYS GOLF

Lambert 3.5, West Forsyth 2.5

The Longhorns defeated the Wolverines in a match play Wednesday at Laurel Springs Golf Club.

Lambert’s Spencer Ball, Jake Fendt and Tanner Casey won their matches, while Kevin Duffy halved his match.

GIRLS LACROSSE

West Forsyth 16, Kennesaw Mountain 9

Monica Martelli scored six goals and the Lady Wolverines used a strong first half to cruise Wednesday to a non-region victory on the road.

West improved to 8-3 overall. The Lady Wolverines are 3-0 in Area 3-AAAAAA.

Sarah Grady also had four goals and two assists for West. Channing Milford had two goals, and Erika Cross, Kelly Gutherie, Arielle Pagley and Conner Parker each score a goal.

Goalkeeper Kara Duclos had 10 saves.