Prep Roundup: Williams wins Georgia Peach
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In its annual trip to the Georgia Peach Tournament in Rutledge, Walton’s girls golf team had never had an individual champion.

Abbey Williams made it a first Saturday, shooting a 1-over 73 at Hard Labor Creek Golf Course.

Williams used a steady round to hold off Northside-Columbus’ Isabelle Rijos (75) and Athens Academy’s Anna Buchanon (76).

Also standing out for Walton was Autumn Gabe, a freshman who finished fourth with a 76.

The Lady Raiders will return to the course Wednesday for a battle of Cobb County powers, meeting Harrison at Brookstone Golf and Country Club.

BOYS GOLF

Whitefield takes fourth at Newnan:
The Wolfpack played in the Cougar Newnan Invitational at Orchard Hills Golf Club, placing fourth overall with a 323, just one stroke shy of third-place Ringgold.

Tournament host Newnan won with a team score of 305, followed by McIntosh (315).

Sam Fishback shot 76 to lead Whitefield, James Schultz shot 79 and Will Shultz 81. Hunter Holliday finished with an 87.

Whitefield will compete in the Cobb County Championship on Monday and Tuesday at City Club Marietta.

BOYS LACROSSE

Lassiter 14, Decatur 6:
Corey John scored five goals as the Trojans downed the top-ranked team of Class A-AAAAA in the AJO4LAX Fest at Pope.

Jack Fitzharris scored three goals, while Jared Gantt had two goals with an assist. Ryker Martin also scored two goals.

Tom Barre and Hunter Rowley each had a goal, Alex Lipsky finished with five assists and Ryan Smith made nine saves in goal.

Lassiter (7-1) will travel to North Cobb on Tuesday in an Area 2AAAAAA game.

Kennesaw Mountain 9, St. Pius X 8 (OT): Dennis Bell won the face-off and took the ball straight down and scored in the first 5 seconds of overtime to lift the Mustangs to the non-area road win.

Kennesaw Mountain (6-3) held a 7-4 lead at halftime and was ahead

8-6 entering the fourth. St. Pius battled back to tie the contest at 8-all with 2 minutes remaining, sending the contest into overtime.

Bell finished with five goals, while his brother, Bryan, had one score. Ryan Clark had two goals, and Kyle Clark totaled one goal and two assists.

Brody Morin stopped nine shots for Kennesaw Mountain, which will host Area 1AAAAAA rival Hillgrove on Tuesday.

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