↑ Providence softball: rallied from a 7-4 deficit in the second inning to beat Independence 14-13. Providences Peyton Huff was 4-for-4 with four RBIs. Independences Liz Birch was 3-for-4 and teammate Lauren Raker was 3-for-5 with a home run.
↑ Lori McCoy, Olympic softball: 3-for-4 with three triples and six RBIs in a 20-0 win over West Meck. She had 12 strikeouts in five innings pitched.
↑ Caroline David, Kassidy Hunsaker, Olympic girls soccer: two assists each in a 7-0 win over West Meck. Hunsaker and David each scored.
↑ Maiden softball: seven doubles in a 17-1 win over West Caldwell. Caroline Ward (2-for-3, double, triple), Mollie Sigmon (3-4, two doubles) and Jessica Cooper (2-for-3, two doubles) led the Blue Devils.
↑ Charlotte Latin tennis: Beat Augusta (Ga.) Prep 10-0 in one of 10 matches played in the Invitational at Raes Creek. Teams from four states are participating.
Fridays Top Performers
Grace Beatty and Venus Gonzalez, Olympic softball: In a 20-0 win over West Meck, Beatty was 4-for-5 with a double, a triple and four RBIs. Gonzalez was 3-for-5 with a double, a triple and three RBIs.
Catherine Crigler, Charlotte Latin girls lacrosse: four goals, one assists in a 11-6 win over Wilmingtons Cape Fear School.
Reavis Ford, Charlotte Country Day baseball: 3-for-3 with a home run and five RBIs in a 9-3 win over North Raleigh Christian. Teammate Patrick Brady also had a home run.
Aleigh Hastings, Butler softball: 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI in a 18-0 win over East Meck. Teammate Caroline Barnette was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Spencer Hutchinson, Covenant Day baseball: 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBis in a 4-0 win over Gaston Christian. Teammate Michael Henry was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
Eric Jones and Daniel Stack, Providence Day baseball: In a 18-11 win over Wake Christian, Stack was 4-for-6 with a double, a home run and six RBIs. Jones was 6-for-6 with a double and got the pitching win. Providence Day had 22 hits.
Steve Onak, Patrick White, Providence Day lacrosse: three goals each in a 10-8 win over Country Day. Jonathan Henry had three assists.
Jakob Peace, Pine Lake Prep baseball: 4-for-4 in a 9-4 win over Lincoln Charter. Teammate Drew Casey was 2-for-4 with three RBIs.
Cameron Price, Piedmont baseball: 4-for-4 in a 12-1 win over Forest Hills. Corey Sikes had 10 strikeouts for Piedmont (8-1).
Haley Reid, Providence softball: Grand Slam home run, four strikeouts in seven innings pitched in a wild 14-13 win over Independence.
Caitlyn Rodrigues, Davidson Day girls soccer: Three goals in a 4-0 win over Gaston Day.
Sarah Thornburg, Ardrey Kell softball: 3-for-4 with an RBI in a 10-3 win over Myers Park. Teammates Jordan Ewert and Allie Kennedy were 2-for-4.
Sam Traxler, Charlotte Latin baseball: 2-for-4 with a double in an 11-0 win over Raleigh Ravenscroft. Got the win pitching with nine strikeouts in six innings.
Harris Yett, South Meck baseball: 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI in a 8-1 win over Rocky River (1-4, 0-3 Southwestern 4A). South is 4-3, 2-1.
Former UNC player is new Charlotte Latin girls basketball coach
Former North Carolina womens basketball player Charisse Mapp is the new girls basketball coach at Charlotte Latin.
Mapp, who played for the Tar Heels in the late 80s, takes over for Deb Savino, who is moving into an adminstrative role in the Latin athletics department. Savino will continue as Latins varsity field hockey coach.
Mapp, who got her undergraduate degree from UNC and a masters in education from Temple, is a 20-year college coaching veteran. She was formerly head coach at Salisbury University and also held assistant positions at Temple, East Carolina, Princeton and N.C. State.
Mapp was an assistant at Latin last season and was the schools junior varsity coach.
By the Numbers
17 Runs scored in the first two innings by Butlers softball team in an 18-0 win over Southwestern 4A rival East Meck.
10 Runs scored by Olympics softball team in a decisive fifth inning in a 20-0 win over West Meck
3 Doubles by Country Day -- from Jordan Greene, Nathan Brenner and Rhodes Marley in a 9-3 win over North Raleigh Christian.
5 Consecutive wins for Providence Day lacrosse after Fridays win over CISAA conference rival Country Day. Providence Day is 6-1 overall, 1-0 in conference.