Katie Ward hit a grand slam in the third inning to help lift Pope to a 6-0 victory over Lassiter on Tuesday.

The victory earned the Lady Greyhounds the Region 6AAAAAA title, marking the fourth straight region championship for the program. The other playoff seeds from the region include No. 2 Kennesaw Mountain, No. 3 Lassiter and No. 4 Allatoona.

Kate East was 2-for-2 with an RBI for Pope, Emily Ricci was 2-for-3 and Jadyn Laneaux added an RBI double.

Kendall Frost pitched five innings for the win. Hallie Adams threw two innings and struck out four for Pope (22-5).

North Cobb 5, Walton 1: The Lady Warriors downed the Lady Raiders to secure a spot in the Class AAAAAAA playoffs.

Lauren Byrd had two home runs, and Samantha Mathews pitched a complete game, allowing four hits and striking out seven.

North Cobb (12-15) will travel to East Coweta in the first round of the state playoffs next week.



Hillgrove 3, Marietta 0: The Lady Hawks swept their way past the Lady Blue Devils.

Hillgrove (5-8) won the match 25-23, 25-12, 25-12.

North Cobb 3, North Paulding 0: The Lady Warriors rolled past the Lady Wolfpack in straight sets.

North Cobb (26-12) won the match 25-21, 25-22, 25-22.


Newnan 3, McEachern 0: The Lady Indians fell in three sets in the region semifinals.

Newnan won the match 25-15, 25-9, 25-16.

Region 6AAAAAA

Pope 3, South Cobb 0: The Lady Greyhounds moved on to the Region 6AAAAAA semifinals by defeating South Cobb in straight sets.

Pope (25-1) won the match 25-1, 25-3, 25-5.

Kennesaw Mountain 3, Kell 0: The Lady Mustangs earned their way into the region semifinals by sweeping the Lady Longhorns in three sets.

Kennesaw Mountain (29-10) won the match 25-21, 25-20, 25-17.

Lassiter 3, Wheeler 0: The Lady Trojans swept the Lady Wildcats to advance to the region semifinals.

Lassiter (15-5) won the match 25-12, 25-17, 25-14.

Allatoona 3, Sprayberry 0: The Lady Buccaneers swept their way into the region semifinals.

Allatoona (29-5) beat Sprayberry 25-11, 25-4, 25-10.

Region 7A

Mount Paran Christian 3, Christian Heritage 0: The Lady Eagles swept their way into the region championship match.

Mount Paran (26-8) won the match 25-14, 25-8, 25-19.

The Lady Eagles (26-8) will host North Cobb Christian for the title Thursday.

North Cobb Christian 3, Walker 1: The Lady Eagles needed four sets, but they advanced to the region championship match with a win over the Lady Wolverines.

North Cobb Christian (20-10) won the match 25-22, 25-14, 28-30, 25-18.

The Lady Wolverines (9-11) will host Christian Heritage in the consolation game.



East Coweta 3, Campbell 0: The Lady Spartans fell in straight sets in the region tournament.

East Coweta won the match 25-18, 25-15, 25-14.

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