Prep Roundup: Raiders move on to next round
by MDJ staff reports
April 30, 2014 04:00 AM | 1344 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Chris Jensen had a goal and an assist as top-seeded Walton beat Norcross 2-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.

Eddie Tierney and Jackson Crowe also scored for the Raiders (17-2), while Shahean Barzegar and Phillip Adams had assists.

Michael Jurick was kept busy, making 10 saves for Walton, which will host either Centennial or Central Gwinnett in next Tuesday’s second round.

Lassiter 4, Peachtree Ridge 2: Munear Abousaud and Jumar Oakley each scored a goal less than 4 minutes into the second half to put the Trojans in front, on their way to a Class AAAAAA opening-round state playoff victory.

With the win, Lassiter (14-5) advanced to play at Brookwood next Tuesday.

After the Trojans trailed 2-1 at the half, Abousaud scored off a pass from Nick Rocca 3 minutes into the second half to tie the game 2-2.

Less than a minute later, Oakley scored his second unassisted goal of the game to give the Trojans their first lead

David Cho provided Lassiter with an insurance goal off a pass from Grady Murray late in the second half.

Josh Stoll made five saves in net.

Campbell 5, Alcovy 0: Campbell recorded its school-record 16th win of the season with its first-round Class AAAAAA playoff win at McDaniel Stadium.

Jerren Nixon scored two goals for the Spartans (16-2), who led 4-0 at halftime. Herb Sevilla recorded a goal and an assist, as did Monico Hernandez. Emmanuel Espinoza also scored.

Liam Grant and Arturo Lopez combined to record the shutout for Campbell, which will face either Colquitt County or Westlake next Tuesday.


Late Monday

Harrison 3, Westlake 1:
Two of the Lady Hoyas’ three wins came via second-set tiebreakers, as they advanced to the Class AAAAAA state quarterfinals.

Meredith Frost won 6-3, 7-6 (1) at No. 2 singles, while Liz Powers and Jaclyn Black came through with a 6-1, 7-6 (2) win at No. 1 doubles.

Autumn Weakley and Mika Sugai were more dominant at No. 2 doubles, winning 6-1, 6-3.

Harrison will play at Hillgrove in the quarterfinals Thursday.

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