Pinecrest Academy 5, Buford 2
Connor Sassine scored twice, once in the first half and again in the second, to help the Paladins to a win over the Wolves on Friday at Fowler Park. Pinecrest improved to 4-2-0 with the victory.
Blessed Trinity 1, Denmark 0
The Danes fell to 1-3-1 on the season with a loss in its Region 7-4A opener on the road on Friday.
Pinecrset Academy 3, Buford 0
The Paladins improved to 6-0-0 on the year with a win on Friday at Fowler Park. Ivey Crain, Grace Aufleger and Sofia Alvarez Del Pino scored for Pinecrest.
Blessed Trinity 4, Denmark 0
Denmark dropped to 1-4-0 and suffered its fourth straight scoreless defeat with a loss in its Region 7-4A opener on Friday.
West Forsyth 20, Sequoyah 2
The Wolverines scored an emphatic victory in their first area matchup on Friday at home, putting them at 3-0-1 on the season.
Denmark 2, Ola 0
The Danes improved to 4-3 on the season with a close win over Ola on the road on Friday.
Gray Wilson had two RBIs for the Danes to account for their run production, and Carson Russell had two hits, including a double, for Denmark. Jack and Ben Whitlock teamed up on the mound for Denmark, with Jack throwing five innings of one-hit ball to get the win.
Gainesville 7, North Forsyth 6
The Raiders held a 6-0 lead heading into the seventh inning of Friday’s road matchup and wound up outhitting the Red Elephants 11-5, but Gainesville’s seven-spot in the final frame sent North to a loss.
The top half of North’s lineup was particularly productive on the night, with Justice Bailey, Miles Hartsfield and Garrett Staton all recording two-hit games. Staton had a double, and Hartsfield had a triple. North fell to 4-3 with the loss.
Parkview 9, Lambert 3
The Longhorns led the defending Class 7A state champs 1-0 after the top of the first, but Parkview put up two runs in the second and four in the third to cruise to a victory.
Garrett Hollenbeck led the Longhorns at the plate, with two hits -- a double and a home run -- and two RBIs.