Gates sparks Salem girls to 6-0 win

CUMMING - Taylor Gates had a hand in five goals as the Salem girls soccer team (3-0) rolled to a 6-0 victory over host Forsyth Central on Friday night.

Gates, a sophomore, scored three goals and had two assists to lead the Lady Seminoles to victory.

Brittany Beaumont and Brittany Miller each chipped in a goal and an assist for Salem. Jordan Young added the Lady Seminoles' other goal.

Goalie Kellianne Collins recorded the shutout in her first soccer game this season after the conclusion of basketball.

The Lady Seminoles return to action at 5:30 p.m. next Tuesday at South Gwinnett in Snellville.

Salem boys chalk up 2-1 victory

CUMMING - The Salem boys soccer team played short-handed Friday night at Forsyth Central, but it didn't matter as the Seminoles (3-1) claimed a 2-1 victory.

The Seminoles were forced to play most of the game short-handed when Nate Pulliam was red-carded in the first half.

Senior Colin Easterbrook gave Salem a 1-0 lead in the first half, scoring off a penalty kick.

Forsyth Central tied the game in the second half on another PK.

But Salem senior Bryan Jones converted a pass from Kwazi Yankee about five minutes to put the Seminoles in front for good.

Salem returns to action at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at South Gwinnett.