Area Sports

Jackets Down Windsor Forest 22-14

  It wasn’t pretty, but Jeff Davis High took a 22-14 win over visiting Windsor Forest of Savannah Friday night to improve to 2-0. Penalty flags flew from start to finish during the contest as both teams suffered infractions that hurt their efforts, especially the Knights. And Windsor Forest’s fourth quarter scoring drive was aided…

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Softball wins two region games

Jeff Davis High’s softball team took a pair of Region 2-AA wins last week, shutting out Swainsboro 7-0 Tuesday and edging Metter 4-3 Thursday. The wins improved the Lady Jackets’ record to 8-7 overall and 5-2 in the region. Kelsey Parlor went the distance on the mound against Swainsboro, throwing a 3-hit shutout, walking two…

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Cross Country Competes in Milledgeville

The Jeff Davis cross country teams continue to perform well during the early part of the season, having an outstanding performance at the GMC Small School Showcase in Milledgeville. The middle school boys dominated the competition with a 37-point advantage over the second place team Westminister Schools of Augusta and placed three individuals in the…

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Jackets roll 49-12

Jeff Davis High’s opening football game of the season started late and ended early — early the next morning, that is. With two lengthy lightning delays, one before game time that pushed the opening kickoff to after 8 p.m., and the second late in the second quarter, the final play of the game didn’t come…

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Lady Jackets are 6-7

Jeff Davis High’s softball team took a pair of 9-0 region wins over St. Vincent’s Academy last Tuesday in Hazlehurst but Thursday Vidalia scored three late runs to take a 5-3 win over the Lady Jackets in Vidalia. Monday, the Lady Jackets dropped a 4-3 game to visiting Pierce County. The games left Jeff Davis…

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Cross Country Teams Sweep Meet

The Jeff Davis Cross Country programs hosted the Three Rivers XC Classic Aug. 24 at the Heritage Center at Towns Bluff. This was the first time since the 2016 season that the cross country program has hosted a meet there. The JDXC teams performed great in their opening meet of the year, sweeping all four…

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Jayvees fall to Pierce 10-2

Jeff Davis High’s jayvee softball team fell 10-2 to visiting Pierce County Monday. The Lady Jackets could get only two hits, a single by Annalese Poole and a triple by Jekiya Smith. Caitlyn Banks pitched one inning, giving up four runs on one hit, walking two, hitting one and striking out one. Maeleigh Burns threw…

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Lady Jackets win 3 of 6

Jeff Davis High’s softball team had a busy week with six games, winning three of them. The Lady Jackets lost a region game to visiting Bryan County 6-3 Tuesday, fell to Long County 7-2 Wednesday in a non-region game, topped Region 2-AA foe Toombs County 8-2 Thursday, lost a pair of games Wednesday in the…

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Jackets, Pirates scrimmage in Baxley

  Appling County outscored Jeff Davis 21-0 last Friday in the final pre-season scrimmage in practice marred by penalties. A lot of the Pirate offense came on broken plays, including a 54-yd. scoring run after a bad snap. The Jackets took the opening kickoff but were unable to move the chains and Britt Metts booted…

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Jayvees top Telfair

Jeff Davis High’s jayvee softball team took a 5-2 win over Telfair County Monday in McRae. Maeleigh Burns led the offense with a triple, a single and two RBI. Peyton Thigpen had two singles and drove in a run, and Tia Cornish added a single. Zoe Spencer had a sacrifice. Caitlyn Banks was the winning…

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