Area Sports

Jackets Sweep Metter

Jeff Davis High played its first Region 2-AA 3-game series last week, sweeping Metter in a series that had to be delayed by rain. The Jackets opened with a 9-0 win in Metter Thursday, and swept a Friday double-header 14-3 and 9-3. The Jacket bats were hot as Jeff Davis collected 35 hits in the…

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Tennis girls continue to roll

Jeff Davis High School’s tennis teams hosted Tattnall County March 4. The boys won 4-1 and the girls won 5-0. JDH traveled to Swainsboro March 6. The boys again won 4-1 and the girls again won 5-0. The Yellow Jackets have three more region opponents to play in the upcoming weeks in order to solidify…

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Jayvees split games

Jeff Davis High’s jayvee baseball team took a 12-1 win over Vidalia Wednesday in Vidalia and fell 12-5 to Appling County in a 10-inning game Saturday in Hazlehurst. Against Vidalia, Ethan Hulett was 5-for-5 at the plate with two RBIs to lead the victory. Cole Baucom had a double, a single and an RBI, Cam…

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Jackets squeak by Bleckley 4-3

Jeff Davis High’s baseball team played only one game last week, defeating Bleckley County 4-3 Tuesday in Cochran, as a Saturday doubleheader with Cairo was rained out. The Jackets went into their Tuesday game (originally scheduled for Monday) with Metter without playing a game in a week. The Metter game was the first of a…

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Tennis teams roll over Metter, St. Vincent’s

Jeff Davis High School Tennis played Metter at home Feb. 28. The Lady Jackets won 5-0 and the boys also won 5-0. Kalli Wilkes and Lem Miller played great matches against the Tigers. On March 1, St. Vincent’s Academy traveled to face the Lady Jackets. The Lady Jackets won 5-0. Coach Mary Katherine Kemp praised…

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Jayvees win 11-1

Jeff Davis High’s jayvee baseball team rolled to an 11-1, 6-inning win over visiting Telfair County last Wednesday. Cam Williams led JD at the plate with three singles and three RBI. Hamp Hayes had a pair of singles and an RBI, Conner Rea singled in a pair of runs, Matthew Glass had a single and…

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Jackets fall to Appling, top Bleckley

It was a cold day last Tuesday when Jeff Davis High’s 3-0 baseball team hosted Appling County. And the Jacket bats were as cold as the weather as they fell 4-2 to the Pirates. After starting the season with 9-hit game against the Pirates the previous week in a 10-0 win, and getting 12 hits…

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Jayvees Fall To Ware

Jeff Davis High’s JV baseball team fell 9-4 to Ware County Monday in Hazlehurst. Hamp Hayes doubled and Ethan Hulett, Andrew Aycock and Cam Williams each had a single. Hulett drove in two runs and Matthew White and Matthew Glass drove in one run each. Hulett and White both had sacrifices. White started on the…

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Tennis Teams Win First Region Matches

Jeff Davis High School’s tennis teams traveled to Fitzgerald Feb 14. The Lady Jackets came home with a 4-1 win while the boys fell in a tough one 2-3. Morgan McEachin played a great match against Fitzgerald winning in just two sets. Tate Lambert played the first doubles spot and hit really well against the…

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Jackets off to 3-0 start

Jeff Davis High’s baseball team got off to an eye-opening start on the 2019 season, as the Class 2A Jackets blanked Class 3A Appling County 10-0 in five innings last Thursday in Baxley behind a no-hitter by Garrison Miles, and took a pair of wins over Class 5A powerhouses Jones County and Wayne County Saturday…

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