HS softball: Walker helps Lions edge Eagles

By Stephen Black

Score Atlanta

No. 4 Peachtree Ridge (17-2) got past No. 7 Collins Hill 6-5 Thursday as Sarah Walker hit a 2-run triple in the seventh inning to drive in the winning run. Quinn Hill earned the win and improved her record to 9-2. For Collins Hill, Payton Wilson was 3-for-3 with a home run and Laine Simmons was 3-for-4 with two RBIs. … Class AAA No. 1 Buford improved to 18-1 with a 9-0 win over North Hall Thursday. The Wolves are hitting .357 as a team while holding opponents to a .192 average. Buford has outscored its opponents 121-20. … Kanani Cabrales has helped guide No. 3 Archer to 13 straight wins by hitting .458 with four home runs and 11 doubles. Jacqueline Switzer, meanwhile, is batting .379 with 23 runs. … Tynetta Muhammad and Taylor Montgomery of Arabia Mountain have combined for just 16 at-bats on the season but have 16 and 15 stolen bases, respectively. Muhammad has seven hits in 11 at-bats while Montgomery has 10 hits in 15 at-bats. … Lakeside-DeKalb has been led by Marie Collop and Aubrey Blackstock. Collop is batting .614 with 40 RBIs while Blackstock is hitting .592 with 38 runs.

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