Prep Roundup: Mustangs win Jekyll tournament
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Kennesaw Mountain’s boys tennis team went 3-0 over the weekend to claim the Golden Isles Invitational at Jekyll Island.

The Mustangs claimed their first victory in three visits to the coastal event. They finished fourth and fifth, respectively, the last two years.

After beating Pierce County 4-1 and Lowndes 4-1 to advance to the championship, Kennesaw Mountain dispatched of tournament host Glynn Academy 5-0.

Aaron Barris won 6-1, 6-4, Joe Klokow 6-1, 6-1 and Matthew Osajima 6-1, 6-2 to sweep the singles points against Glynn.

Barris also set the Kennesaw Mountain team record for career match victories — with 46 — during the tournament.

The doubles team of Matthew Gainey and Justin Thomas won 7-6, 6-2. Ryan and Michael Deatrick won 2-6, 7-6, 6-4.

Kennesaw Mountain (13-2) will travel to Marietta on Monday.

GIRLS TENNIS

Kennesaw Mountain 4, Valdosta 1:
The Lady Mustangs finished third among eight teams at the Golden Isles Invitational at Jekyll Island.

Marilyn Corn rallied from a set down to claim a 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles. Ivy Evatt won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 3 singles.

The No. 1 duo of Abby Seabaugh and Samantha Maddin cruised to a 6-1, 6-2 victory, while Katie Manroe and Margaret Stocks recorded a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 2.

Kennesaw Mountain (13-3) will host Marietta on Monday.

BASEBALL

Kennesaw Mountain 8, Stephenson 0:
Three pitchers combined for the shutout, as the Mustangs won the non-region home game.

Starter Chase Sloan (2-0) needed just 18 pitches to record nine outs. Zack Goodman and Tyler Stephenson each pitched a pair of innings out of the bullpen.

Garrrett Blinkhorn and Matt Cole each had two RBIs, as did Blake Glass by way of a two-run home run. Alex Darwiche was 2-for-3.

Kennesaw Mountain (8-8) will resume Region 4AAAAAA play Monday at Campbell.

Lassiter 5, Franklin County (Ky.) 1: Patrick Levandoski went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI to lead the Trojans to a non-region win.

Tim Eber improved his record to 6-0 by throwing four shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out five.

Nick Esposito was 2-for-3 with an RBI, Tyler Elwer was 2-for-3 and Eric Ankerholz added a double.

Lassiter (9-6) will host Woodstock on Tuesday.

BOYS GOLF

Harrison second at Eagle Watch:
Luke Schniederjans carded a 72 to pace the Hoyas to a runner-up finish at the 13-team Kell Golf Classic at Eagle Watch Golf Club in Woodstock.

Harrison shot 314 as a team, trailing champion Etowah (300).

Matt McMahon fired a 79 for the Hoyas, while Sam Maryland shot 80 and Brian Greaves 83.

Harrison will participate in the 18-team Boys Invitational on Monday in Johns Creek, at Atlanta Athletic Club, site of the 2011 PGA Championship.

BOYS SOCCER

Lassiter 8, Woodstock 0:
Trey Luscre scored two goals and had an assist as the Trojans rolled through another Region 5AAAAAA opponent.

David Cho had a goal and two assists, while Reid Diaz had a goal and an assist.

Robbie Cutchin, Alex Champion, Clay Dimick and Munear Abousaud each added goals. Andy Bujarski and Nicholas Rocca each had assists.

Lassiter (13-0, 6-0) will travel to Darlington on Monday.

Late Friday

Kennesaw Mountain 2, Pebblebrook 0:
Hugo Martinez’s first-half goal proved to be the game winner as the Mustangs earned the Region 4AAAAAA shutout.

Edgar Martinez provided some extra breathing room with a goal inside the final 10 minutes of the game.

Taylor Cotton made 12 saves in goal to earn the shutout for Kennesaw Mountain (8-5, 5-1), which will travel to Harrison on Tuesday.

GIRLS SOCCER

Late Friday

Harrison 4, Marietta 0: Carly Rich scored a hat trick for the Lady Hoyas who improved to 10-1 overall and 6-0 in Region 4AAAAAA.

Lizzy Sieracki added a goal and an assist, while Julia Dupree and Audrey Tanner each had one assist.

Allison Leone and Kelsey Daugherty combined for one save for Harrison, which will host Kennesaw Mountain on Tuesday.

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