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PREP ROUNDUP: South baseball stays undefeated in region play

Milton 1, West Forsyth 0

Sophie Setterlind scored with one minute remaining to give the Eagles the win. West (4-8-1, 3-4 Region 5-7A) dropped its second straight region game and became one of the three region teams, alongside South Forsyth and Lambert, to sit at 3-4.

Pinecrest Academy 2, Fellowship Christian 0

The Paladins notched their third straight win on Friday to move to 4-7 overall and 3-2 in Region 6-1A. Allie Doerr and Regina Metz had tallies for Pinecrest.


Fellowship Christian 5, Pinecrest Academy 4

The Paladins had the game tied three times in a back-and-forth affair but wound up falling short to experience their first loss in Region 6-1A play. Connor Sassine scored two goals, and Gabe Villar and Ben Rivard had one apiece.


Lambert 9, North Forsyth 2

The Longhorns (6-10, 1-4 Region 5-7A) got to Raiders (14-4, 3-3) starter Anthony DiMola early to halt North’s three-game winning streak.

Three Lambert players – Collin Price, Jonathan Hemings, and Brady Burroughs – had multiple hits, and Price scored three runs. Cooper McCann had a double and a walk for the Longhorns.

McCann, a Mercer signee, also got the win on the mound for the Longhorns, throwing six innings, allowing four hits and two runs.

South Forsyth 13, West Forsyth 5.

The War Eagles racked up runs in the middle innings, including five in the fourth, and moved to 13-4 on the year and 6-0 in Region 5-7A, keeping them as the lone team undefeated in region play.

Senior catcher Matty Bapst had a 3-for-4 night for South and drove two runs in. Cooper Davidson, Landon Sims and Grant Gerberding each had two hits, and Davidson and Gerberding had three RBIs.

Ben Ferrer got the win for the War Eagles, allowing three runs on four hits in five innings.

Milton 11, Forsyth Central 1

The Bulldogs continued their slide in region play, dropping their fourth straight game on Friday against the Eagles.

Alex Hoberg had the longest outing for Central (4-14, 2-4), throwing four innings in relief of Davis Smith and allowing one run. Four different Bulldogs hitters had a hit apiece, and Jonathan Bergmoser, who doubled, had the lone extra-base knock.

Pinecrest Academy 5, Fellowship Christian 4

Pinecrest and Fellowship Christian scored four runs in the first four innings, but then went silent until the 10th inning, when Pinecrest (11-9, 5-5 Region 6-1A Private) scored a run in the top of the frame and blanked Fellowship in the bottom half.

Will Patota threw four scoreless innings with just two hits allowed in relief of Caleb Bohn. Five Pinecrest players had multiple hits, with Joe Garcia’s three-knock game leading the Paladins. Brooks Binkley accented his 2-for-4 showing with a home run.


Pinecrest Academy 13, Fellowship Christian 10

The Paladins moved to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in Area 3 1A-5A with a 13-10 win on the road.

Chattahoochee 14, South Forsyth 13

The War Eagles (4-4, Area 5-6A/7A) saw a two-game winning streaked snapped when they fell on the road to the Cougars on Thursday.

Charlotte Latin 15, Lambert 14

The Longhorns, kicking off a weekend in North Carolina, staked a one-goal lead at halftime against the Hawks but entered overtime tied at 14 before falling in the extra period. The loss was Lambert’s fourth in a row.


Pinecrest Academy 10, Mount Pisgah Christian 7

The Paladins moved to 4-6 on the year and 2-2 in the area with a road win against the Patriots. Ryan DiFazio scored five goals to lead Pinecrest, and Robert Binkley contributed two more.

South Forsyth 19, Forsyth Central 5

The War Eagles (5-6, 2-3) topped the Bulldogs (2-7, 1-4) in an area matchup on Thursday, putting the War Eagles in fifth place in Area 5-6A/7A.

Milton 9, West Forsyth 2

The Wolverines (7-4, 4-1 Area 5-6A/7A) dropped their first area matchup of the year against the Eagles on Thursday.

Lambert 14, Chattahoochee 3

The Longhorns stayed undefeated with a comfortable win against the Cougars on Thursday. They have won every game except one this season by 10 goals or more.