RHHS soccer teams get wins
Richmond Hill High School downed Windsor Forest 3-0 on Wednesday to improve to 11-1 in Region 3-AAAAA and 13-3 overall.
Nia Gordon, Catherine Petrino and Erin Gillooly each scored a goal for the Lady Wildcats. Casey Qua had an assist and Maria Cuevas registered a save..
Tuesday, the Richmond Hill boys’ team downed Groves 10-0 to improve to 8-3 in the region and 10-5 overall. James Rymer and Nathan Skaggs kicked in three goals apiece and Daniel Zoufal and Cesar Lopez each scored twice for the Wildcats. Zoufal and Joel Heiser had two assists while Rhymer, Skaggs, Schofield, Josh Heiser and Trey Collins added an assist each.
Keeper Brandon Olson got the shutout.
Wildcats win sixth straight
Different day, same result for the red-hot Richmond Hill High School baseball team, which won its sixth-straight game Thursday night by beating Wayne County 11-1 in a non-region 5-inning contest at Wildcats Field.
Richmond Hill, which hasn’t lost since March 27, improved to 14-8 overall. Slade Walker got the win for the Wildcats, going all five innings in a game shortened by the GHSA mercy rule. Walker allowed only three hits while striking out two.
Richmond Hill also continued its streak of hot hitting in the contest. The Wildcats had 16 hits against three Yellow Jacket pitchers. Chaise Parker led the way with a 4-for-4, two RBI performance. Dominic Montalto, Justin Henle and Brian Eichorn had two hits each while Zacy Byrd, Peyton Carter, Shane Buerster, Byron Vick, Michael Teston and Will Wallace had a hit each.
The Wildcats, who celebrated senior night as well on Thursday, played at Windsor Forest on Friday night.
BCHS honoring seniors
Bryan County High School will honor its baseball seniors today in an early game against visiting Atkinson County. BCHS fell 16-5 to Metter on Tuesday. Dalton Raulerson, Nic Markles, Marcus Johnson and Brett Bacon had hits., and Josh Jones walked twice.
Wildcats fare well at Statesboro
Richmond Hill High School grabbed several first place finishes at a track meet Wednesday at Statesboro High.
In the girls’ competition, Rachel Hammesfahr won both the 1,600 and 800, with times of 5 minutes, 41.3 seconds and 2:33.62, respectively.
Other top finishers include Emily Hollowell, who placed second in the 1,600; Nadia Gaines, who placed third in the 1,600; Althea Awe, who placed third in the triple jump; and the Wildcats’ 4.400 relay team of Alexis Sena, Ariel Arocha, Tommiyah Washington and Anna Cabrera, which placed third in that event.
In the boys’ meet, Corey Jones grabbed first in the 1,600 with a time of 4:26.2; Tanner Hicks was first in the 800 with a time of 2:014.17; Caleb Carter won the 3,200 with an 11:27;, and Justin Pegues won the high jump by clearing 5 feet, eight inches. Hicks also placed second in the 1,500.
Other top finishers for the Wildcats were Michael Clark, who was second in the 100 and third in the 200; Tyler Minor, who placed second in the 300 intermediate hurdles and the 4x400 relay team, which finished second in the 4x400.
That team consisted of Jones, Nasim Dubose, Pegues and Zarrius Walker.
— Staff report