Spring sports scores from Thursday

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The GHSA Soccer Playoffs continued tonight with the Class 6A, 4A and 2A girls teams all taking to the fields. For baseball, the Class A-Public and A-Private series began along with the continuation of any necessary game threes for tied series from the previous classifications.

On the pitch, the Dacula Falcons handed Douglas County a 9-0 loss en route to their first sweet sixteen appearance in school history. Within the first minutes of the match, senior Danai Chimedza took a pass from Becky Contreras and shot the ball through to the back of the net to put the Falcons on the board. Chimedza wasn’t done though, scoring five more goals in the first half to help mount a strong lead over Douglas County. Contreras would also score a first-half goal, along with a goal from Madison Severy after a deep run down field to make it an 8-0 game at the half.

Senior captain Andi Wells helped hold down the defense all game, but made an impact on offense by sending in the ninth goal of the match in the second. Sophomore goalkeeper Michaela English got the shutout. Dacula now awaits a matchup against Dunwoody in the sweet sixteen.

On the baseball diamond, Westminster beat Jefferson in Game 3 of its first-round playoff matchup to advance to face North Hall in the second round.

In Game 1 on Wednesday, Westminster won 7-1 before Jefferson rallied to take Game 2, 8-0.

Tonight, Davidson-commit Edward Shores pitched 6 2/3 innings and gave up four runs before reaching the 120-pitch limit. Junior Charlie Wickliffe came in and struck out the Jefferson batter, stranding two runners on base to end the game. Scoring came from senior Ben Forte who hit the top of the center field wall for an RBI double in the first inning. Grant Matzigkeit also had an RBI single in the first inning to help fuel the 5-4 victory.

Thursday Spring Scores

Baseball

Academy For Classical Education 12, Taylor County 0

Academy For Classical Education 9, Taylor County 2

Alexander 3, Apalachee 1

Bowdon 16, Charlton County 0

Charlton County 9, Bowdon 4

Commerce 11, Crawford County 2

Commerce 20, Crawford County 2

Dacula 5, Northgate 4

Elbert County 9, Lamar County 3

Emanuel County Institute 9, Wilcox County 7

Fellowship Christian 6, St. Anne Pacelli 1

Fellowship Christian 7, St. Anne Pacelli 0

First Presbyterian 17, Pinecrest Academy 12

George Walton Academy 4, Mt. Paran Christian 2

Grayson 8, Lambert 0

Harris County 7, Union Grove 3

Hart County 7, Lovett 0

Hawkinsville 5, Wheeler County 0

Hawkinsville 8, Wheeler County 4

Hebron Christian 7, Brookstone 3

Hebron Christian 9, Brookstone 3

Hillgrove 8, Wheeler 0

LaGrange 5, Stephens County 3

Lassiter 13, Colquitt County 1

Lee County 8, Stephenson 0

Mill Creek 13, Norcross 3

Mt. de Sales 10, Athens Christian 7

Mt. Paran Christian 6, George Walton Academy 4

Mt. Paran Christian 6, George Walton Academy 5

Newnan 15, North Cobb 2

North Cobb Christian 11, Trinity Christian 6

North Cobb Christian 9, Trinity Christian 2

North Hall 3, Coahulla Creek 0

Perry 17, Burke County 7

Pinecrest Academy 6, First Presbyterian 4

Pope 8, Creekview 7

Redan 13, Morgan County 11

Ringgold 16, Cherokee Bluff 1

River Ridge 9, Cambridge 8

Riverwood 12, East Paulding 2

Rutland 5, Worth County 3

St. Francis 10, Eagles Landing Christian 0

St. Francis 16, Eagles Landing Christian 1

Strong Rock Christian 9, Holy Innocents' 0

Telfair County 10, Claxton 0

Telfair County 11, Claxton 5

Trion 10, Miller County 0

Trion 12, Miller County 0

Vidalia 10, Washington County 0

Westminster 5, Jefferson 4

Westside-Augusta 3, Berrien 1

Whitewater 3, Statesboro 0

Wilcox County 13, Emanuel County Institute 3

Girls Soccer

Alexander 2, Habersham Central 1

Apalachee 1, Northgate 0

Blessed Trinity 5, Northwest Whitfield 0

Bremen 1, Social Circle 0

Columbus 12, Luella 2

Dacula 9, Douglas County 0

Dunwoody 3, Creekview 0

Eastside 8, Shaw 1

Fitzgerald 3, Jefferson County 0

Flowery Branch 10, Gilmer 0

Gordon Central 7, Therrell 0

Harlem 10, Brooks County 0

Harrison 2, Northview 0

Heritage-Catoosa 1, White County 0

Heritage-Conyers 7, Bradwell Institute 0

Houston County 10, Drew 0

Howard 6, Thomson 3

Johns Creek 1, Sprayberry 0

LaGrange 2, Stephens County 1

Lakeside-Evans 10, Effingham County 0

Lamar County 12, Rabun County 2

Lanier 4, South Paulding 0

Lee County 10, Mt. Zion-Jonesboro 0

Marist 10, LaFayette 0

Mary Persons 4, Baldwin 1

Model 10, Washington 0

North Oconee 8, Sandy Creek 0

Northside-Columbus 2, Druid Hills 1

Oconee County 2, Cartersville 0

Oglethorpe County 7, Callaway 2

Pepperell 1, KIPP Atlanta Charter 0

Pope 5, Allatoona 0

Richmond Academy 2, Perry 0

Screven County 3, Berrien 0

St. Pius X 10, Chapel Hill 0

St. Vincents 10, Washington County 0

Thomasville 5, Johnson-Augusta 2

Toombs County 2, Bleckley County 0

Union County 8, Temple 0

Valdosta 8, Forest Park 0

Vidalia 1, Dodge County 0

Woodward Academy 7, Cairo 0

Boys Lacrosse

Buford 4, Greater Atlanta Christian 3

King's Ridge 13, Denmark 12

Lakeside-DeKalb 17, Southwest DeKalb 4

Pinecrest Academy 16, Mt. Paran Christian 9

Roswell 11, Blessed Trinity 10

Woodstock 9, Hillgrove 8

Girls Lacrosse

Blessed Trinity 14, Holy Innocents' 1

Bremen 10, Henry County 6

Denmark 7, King's Ridge 6

East Paulding 16, Campbell 6

Fellowship Christian 16, Walker 8

Kell 18, Hillgrove 16

Mill Creek 21, North Gwinnett 12

Mt. de Sales 7, Stratford Academy 3

North Cobb 14, Sprayberry 3

North Forsyth 15, McEachern 5

Peachtree Ridge 13, Mt. Paran Christian 10

Sequoyah 13, Pace Academy 12

Starr's Mill 17, McIntosh 1

West Forsyth 19, Creekview 10

Westminster 8, Lovett 7