Published Friday, April 13, 2012
From Staff Reports
The Heritage School’s girls soccer team got back to its winning ways on Thursday by defeating Trinity of Alabama 6-1 at home in a makeup from its scheduled opening game of the 2012 season.
Ansley Dieckmann scored twice and added an assist during a four-goal outburst in the first half while looking sharp coming off spring break according to head coach Ron Rineer.
“We really looked good today at times passing the ball sharply and crisply,” Rineer said. “Our goal was to get ready for next week’s game against LaGrange Academy while coming out of spring break.”
The Lady Hawks need a win next Thursday to clinch a Region 1-AA title and a No. 1 seed for the GISA state tournament.
Against Trinity of Alabama, Kate Everett and Shelbie Mills also scored in the first half with Phoebe Warren and Conner Heindel adding early assists.
Sara Brillanti and Kathryn Martin added to the lead on goals assisted by Heindel and Megan Gruber.
Heritage School's boys team dropped a 1-0 loss to Trinity in the nightcap.
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BASEBALL – Heritage School crushes Harvester
The Heritage School Hawks improved their record to 9-1 overall and 5-0 the region with a 15-0 victory over Harvester.
Heritage School exploded for four runs in the first, three in the second, five in the third and three in the fifth en route to the five-inning win.
Pitchers Mack Wilkins, Brian McKinney, and Joe Bonner combined on the two-hit shutout.
Tyler Nix, Luke Crook and Bonner each had three RBIs en route to the win. Candler Rich and Patrick McKee drove in two runs each.
Crook had a perfect day at the plate going 3-for-3 and also scoring three runs.
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SOFTBALL – Heritage Christian takes firm hold of first place
Heritage Christian avenged its only region loss on Tuesday by defeating Independent Christian Schools of Georgia and Alabama South Region rival Grace Christian of Columbus 12-2 in four innings.
The win improved the Lady Crusaders region record to 8-1 and 12-1 overall while grabbing sole possession of first place. Kayla Hood and Hannah Duck each went 3-for-3 with Duck striking out four while getting the win on the mound.
Second baseman Christi Pascoe connected on her first home-run of the season and Ashley Black added a triple in the victory. The team carried a four-game win streak into Thursday’s game against region opponent Calvary Baptist of Columbus.