Prep Roundup: Pope cruises to win at Northview
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Though it was held to seven hits, Pope was able to take advantage of a variety of scoring opportunities in beating Northview 14-3 on Monday.

The road game went six innings before the mercy rule came into effect.

Jacob Culberson went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI, while Parker Orr drove in three runs without the benefit of a hit. Orr hit into two sacrifice flies and drove in a run on a groundout.

Mason Shiflett added a two-run double for Pope (2-4, 1-0 Region 7AAAAA)

Stephen Skruck (1-1) struck out 12 over five innings.

The Greyhounds will continue region play Wednesday, hosting Cambridge.

Walker 5, King’s Ridge Christian 2: Down 2-0 through three innings, the Wolverines scored twice in the fourth and then added three more runs in the fifth.

Gaines Lahue and Blake Whiting were each 2-for-4, while Cameron Bloebaum, Kevin Bray and Jake Depiero each had a hit.

Gavin Crouch (1-1) pitched a complete game, striking out six.

Walker (3-2, 3-1 Region 6A) will host Whitefield Academy on Tuesday.

GIRLS SOCCER

Marietta 3, Campbell 1:
A pair of Ashton Adams goals bookended one by Laura DeAromim as the Lady Blue Devils won the Region 4AAAAAA game.

Henley Tullos had an assist, while defender Rylie Nelson helped Marietta (2-2, 1-0) limit Campbell to just two shots on goal for the game.

Grace Weiner manned the net for the Lady Blue Devils, who will host Kennesaw Mountain on Thursday.

BOYS LACROSSE

Kell 15, Walker 0:
Devon Hurley, Zach Obenhoff and Griffin Knorr each scored three goals as the Longhorns dominated the Area 2A-AAAAA match at Robertson Field.

Conner Cook had two goals, while Alex Llerandi had a goal and four assists.

Luke Harris and Avery Brown combined for seven saves and recorded the shutout for Kell (2-3, 2-2), which will travel to North Cobb on Friday.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Walton 23, Wheeler 3:
The Lady Raiders topped 20 goals in a game for the third time, dominating the Area 2AAAAAA game at Raider Valley.

Erin McBride and Riley Ewing each finished with five goals and a pair of assists, while Carly White had three goals and an assist. Kylie Holthaus, Laura Jordan, Hunter Corvin and Meghan Butler each scored twice.

Emily James made seven saves for Walton (3-0-1, 2-0), which will be off until hosting Woodstock on March 14.

BOYS GOLF

Kell 161, Lassiter 202:
Brothers Matthew and Ryan Hines each shot 38 as the Longhorns won their first head-to-head match of the season.

The Hineses were 2-over on Kell’s home course, Woodstock’s Eagle Watch Golf Club.

Mark DeCoster (42) and P.J. Varner (43) also contributed for Kell, which will face Pope on Wednesday at Indian Hills Country Club.

Jeff Green shot 42 for Lassiter.
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