Prep Roundup: Deltac brothers combine to spark Harrison victory
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Andrew Deltac’s direct kick hit a wall of North Cobb defenders and bounced back into play, leading to younger brother Harry Deltac’s game-winning score with 40 seconds left to lift the Hoyas to a 2-1 victory over North Cobb on Friday.

Andrew Deltac scored the first goal off an assist from Ethan Stolz, leading to Harrison’s 1-0 halftime advantage. North Cobb scored next, setting up Harry Deltac for the win.

Grayson Guertin had six saves for Harrison (6-3-2, 4-0 Region 4AAAAAA), which will be at Pebblebrook on Tuesday.

Lassiter 4, Etowah 0: After getting out to a 3-0 halftime lead, the Trojans cruised to the Region 5AAAAAA victory.

Andrew Macuga, Erik Happ, Munear Abousaud and Jumar Oakley split the scoring duties.

Josh Stoll and Bailey Talley combined to record the shutout for Lassiter (8-4, 4-0), which will travel to Milton on Tuesday.

Hillgrove 6, South Cobb 1: Andrew Gaughan scored the Hawks’ first three goals before his teammates accounted for the other half.

Eirik Abney, Mo Jallow and Ashton Kendrick also scored. Kendrick contributed a pair of assists, while Gaughan, Franco Cavaleri and Reed Hall each had one.

Hillgrove (5-5-2, 3-2) will travel to Marietta on Tuesday.

Pope 2, Sprayberry 1: Matt Laferle’s goal with 3 minutes to play completed the Greyhounds’ come-from-behind victory over their Region 7AAAAA rivals.

Farahmand Rouhani’s shot from the right side of the box 15 minutes into the game gave the Yellow Jackets a 1-0 halftime lead

Ian Van Buskirk’s penalty kick after being fouled in the penalty box tied the game 15 minutes into the second half.

Travis Parker made four saves in goal for the Pope (9-3, 5-0), which will travel to Cambridge on Monday.

Allatoona 3, New Manchester 2 (PK): Allatoona made all five of its penalty kicks to stay undefeated on the year and seal the Region 5AAAAA victory.

Allatoona scored all five of its penalty-kick attempts, with Camden Bay scoring its fifth attempt. New Manchester’s final attempt missed wide.

The score was tied at 2-all at regulation.

Darnell Oliver scored the first goal on an assist by Chance Pellerin. New Manchester tied it 10 minutes later to make it 1-all at the half.

Allatoona (8-0-1, 6-0) took the lead on a Griff Russo goal on a pass by Nick Emanuello in the 58th minute before New Manchester tied it 6 minutes later.

Kennesaw Mountain 1, McEachern 0 (2OT): Both teams went scoreless in the Region 4AAAAAA battle until Kennesaw Mountain finally converted with 3 minutes left in the second overtime period.

Rolando Crawford ended up tapping in a free kick by Edgar Martinez.

Goalkeeper Trey Whittemore had four saves for Kennesaw Mountain (5-5, 2-2), which will host Campbell on Tuesday.


Harrison 8, North Cobb 0:
Treva Aycock recorded her second straight four-goal game, and the Lady Hoyas notched their fifth straight shutout of the season.

Aycock had scored 14 goals in her last five games, in a stretch where Harrison (10-0, 4-0) has outscored its opposition 32-0.

Lizzie Sieracki added two goals, while Kaitlyn Kauffman and Savannah Vanderbeck each had one. Aycock also had an assist.

Kelsey Daugherty saved the only shot she faced for Harrison, which will travel to Pebblebrook on Tuesday.

Kennesaw Mountain 6, McEachern 0: Tayler Hartrampf had two goals and two assists to lead the Lady Mustangs to a Region 4AAAAAA victory.

Olivia Guajardo finished with two goals and an assist, Cheyenne Golden had two goals and Jasmine Lanuza added an assist.

Kennesaw Mountain (4-4, 3-0) will host Campbell on Tuesday.

Pope 1, Sprayberry 0: Hailey Johnston assisted on Parker Schroedel’s first-half goal, which proved to be the game-winner on the road.

Blair Shortland had no first half saves for the Lady Greyhounds (6-3-1, 4-1), while Natalia Icen collected one.

Pope is at Cambridge on Monday.

Hillgrove 9, South Cobb 0: Sydney A. Clark had three goals to lead the Lady Hawks in a Region 4AAAAAA game.

Rachel Palazzo added two goals and two assists. Sydney Nelson had two goals and one assist.

Jordan Bingham and Molly Williams also contributed in scoring, and Natalie Montano, Kaitlyn Beck and Rebecca Groeneveld each had an assist.

Abby Whiteside and Chloe MacIntyre combined for the shutout for Hillgrove (6-4, 3-2), which will play at Marietta on Monday.


McEachern 10, Pebblebrook 0 (5 inn.):
John Wells pitched five innings of three-hit ball to lead the Indians to a Region 4AAAAAA victory.

McEachern (10-3-1, 5-0) put the game away with a seven-run fourth inning.

Jared Walker went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, while Bailey Hockman was 2-for-2 with an RBI and Greg Browing finished with two hits. Cole Hobby went 1-for-1 with an RBI and Fitz Wattley added a hit and a run.

The Indians will travel to Pebblebrook on Monday.

Harrison 7, Campbell 2: The Hoyas scored five runs in the sixth inning to pull away for a Region 4AAAAAA victory.

With the game tied 2-all, Harrison (10-1, 3-0) used a bases-loaded single by Cole Austin and a two-run error to spur the big inning.

James Williams pitched six strong innings to earn the victory. He allowed four hits, one run and struck out nine.

Jason Cook was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Tanner Weeks was 2-for-3 and Austin added two hits and the run driven in. Hunter Fortner also had a double and an RBI.

The Hoyas will travel to Campbell on Monday.

North Cobb Christian 4, Gordon Lee 0: The Eagles allowed one lone hit as they won the Region 6A game.

Zach Cornell and Rabon Martin combined for the shutout. Cornell went four innings, allowing the hit, while Martin went the final three.

Reily Martin had an RBI from the plate, while North Cobb Christian (6-6, 3-4) got its other three runs via a passed ball and two errors.

Sprayberry 2, Northview 1: Alex Endres’ bases-loaded walk with two outs in the sixth inning scored Jordan McClure for the go-ahead run, and Kevin Runge retired the side in the top of the seventh to clinch the Region 7AAAAA home win for the Yellow Jackets.

Northview took a 1-0 first-inning lead, but Michael Chavis hit a fourth-inning home run to tie the contest, leading to Endres’ at-bat. Chavis was 2-for-3 on the day.

Runge (1-0) allowed one unearned run, gave up four hits and struck out 10 in getting the complete-game win.

Sprayberry (9-4, 6-2), which had four hits, is at Cambridge on Monday.

Marietta 7, Kennesaw Mountain 0: Marietta pounded out 11 hits and broke the game open with four runs in the top of the seventh to take the Region 4AAAAAA victory.

T.J. Bulock was 3-for-4 with two runs scored for the Blue Devils (4-8, 4-1), and Marcus Mitchell added three RBIs on two hits. Will Crowe was 2-for-4 and David Scoggins batted 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Marietta scored twice in the second and once in the fourth for a 3-0 margin.

Crowe (2-1) gave up three hits over 6 1/3 innings for Marietta, which will host Kennesaw Mountain on Monday.

Kell 1, Cambridge 0: Kell scored the lone run of the game off both of its hits in the sixth inning.

Cameron Jones singled and advanced to second on Austin Guelzo’s hit and run at the plate. Next, Adam Pedraza laced a double off the left-field wall to plate James, giving Kell the run it needed.

Chris Lucero (4-1) walked two, struck out seven and allowed three hits for Kell (7-7, 5-4), which will host Sprayberry on Wednesday.

North Cobb 10, South Cobb 2: Sam Fulkerson threw a complete game and gave up two unearned runs on six hits and struck out 11 to help North Cobb dominate the Region 4AAAAAA home game.

Fulkerson also got plenty of run support, with the Warriors (7-5, 2-3) scoring seven runs in the first inning.

Chandler Sievers hit a two-run home run in the inning and Dustin Morrow had a two-run single.

Trevor Devine added a two-run home run in the second inning.

Devine ended up 2-for-2 at the plate, and Sievers was 2-for-3 with a home run and a double.

North Cobb (7-5, 2-3) will head to South Cobb on Monday.

Walton 6, Cherokee 0: Tyler Heinrichs had a three-run home run in the second inning to get Walton going, and the Raiders never looked back.

Walton (11-2, 4-0 Region 5AAAAAA) produced six runs off six hits and no errors.

Zac Kristofak went five innings and gave up just three hits. Harrison Veldsma took over in the sixth to finish the game on two hits and two strikeouts.

Walton will host Cherokee on Monday.

Pope 12, Osborne 2 (6 inn.): In a Region 7AAAAA matchup, the Greyhounds had a perfect game going into the fifth inning before the Cardinals scored two runs.

Josh Lowe got the win for Pope (7-6, 6-2), pitching the third and the fourth innings and striking out four batters.

The Greyhounds scored three runs in the first, four in the fourth to set the tone of the game.

Patrick Wiseman was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, while Braden Zarbnisky was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Brady John was 2-for-2 with an RBI.

Pope is at Creekview on Monday.


Lassiter wins pair in Florida:
Alyssa Gattis and Lucy Mills each scored a combined seven goals to lift the Lady Trojans to a pair of victories in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Gattis scored five goals to pace a 17-7 victory over St. John’s of Washington D.C., and Mills scored five in a 16-13 win over Winter Springs (Fla.).

Cydney Truchton scored six goals, Alex Fusco had five goals and six assists and Jill Rankin added a goal and four assists in the victories.

Late Thursday

Kennesaw Mountain 17, Hillgrove 5:
Kennesaw Mountain took a 13-0 halftime lead and cruised to the Area 1AAAAAA home win.

Megan Dreyer had eight goals for the Lady Mustangs (6-3, 4-0), while Abbi Barnett added five. Amanda Griffin finished with a goal and five assists.

Monica Hicks had five saves for Kennesaw Mountain, which is at Newnan on Wednesday.


Pope 5, Creekview 0:
Pope wrapped up the regular season with just one loss in Region 7AAAAA after sweeping Creekview.

Pope won’t play again until the 7AAAAA tournament gets underway April 15 at Laurel Park.

The doubles teams of Ryan Heins and Matt White, and Harrison Watkins and Mark Fisher, both won 6-0, 6-0.

Dom Allan (6-2, 6-2), Michael Busby (6-0, 6-0) and Marc Gelernter (6-1, 6-2) all won at singles.
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