Area Sports

Lady Jacket Streak At 10; Record Is 22-4

Jeff Davis High’s softball team ran its win streak to 1o games with four wins over the past week, boosting their record to 22-4. The Lady Jackets shutout East Laurens last Tuesday 15-0, edged Telfair County 6-5 Wednesday, took a 9-5 win over Wayne County Thursday, and bested Swainsboro 8-0 Monday. It took JD only…

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JDMS Softball Finishes 2nd

Jeff Davis Middle School’s softball team finished their season Oct. 1, taking a second place finish in the conference tournament. The Lady Jackets defeated East Laurens 15-6 and then fell in the tournament finals to West Laurens 5-1. Against East Laurens, Alexa Vann, Ava Bohannon, Kira Buford, Cori Mims and Carrie Arnold each had singles.…

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XC Runs In Bleckley Invitational

The Jeff Davis cross country team competed in the Bleckley County Invitational Oct. 8 in Cochran. The varsity boys finished second overall and first in the small school division. The girls were fifth overall and third among the small schools. The jayvee boys did not have enough runners to score as a team but several…

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Jackets Down Blue Tide 29-6

Jeff Davis High’s football team improved to 4-0 last week with a 29-6 win over Long County in Ludowici. It was the fourth straight road game for the Jackets who are off this Friday night and host Bacon County Oct. 16 for the 2020 home opener which will be Senior Night [Homecoming was originally scheduled…

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Lady Jackets Win Three

Jeff Davis High’s softball team improved to 18-4 and ran their win streak to six games as they defeated Appling County 2-1 last Wednesday, Toombs County 10-2 Thursday and Bacon County 9-1 Monday. All three games were played in Hazlehurst. The Appling game was a pitchers’ duel with Jeff Davis’ Kesleigh Poe and Kelsey Parlor…

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Cross Country Teams Run In Cochran

Jeff Davis’s cross country teams competed in the Bleckley County Night Race last Thursday in Cochran. Competing were Jeff Davis, Bleckley County, Vidalia and West Laurens. In the boys division, Bleckley County, Vidalia and Jeff Davis were neck-in-neck, finishing 1, 2 and 3 with only 3 points difference between 1st and 3rd places. Freshman Pierce…

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Lady Jackets down top-ranked Vidalia

With two Region 2-AA victories last week and a win over No. 1 ranked Vidalia, the Jeff Davis High School softball team solidified its second place position in the region standings and improved their MaxPreps Class AA ranking to No. 2, just behind Vidalia. The Lady Jackets last Tuesday rolled to a 9-0, 5-inning win…

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Cross Country Teams Staying Busy

The Jeff Davis Cross Country teams hosted the 4th Annual Southern Georgia XC Championship.  The event brought in 22 high school teams and 10 middle school teams from all over Southeast Georgia for a total of 533 runners. The event was much smaller this year as Covid-19 has impacted the numbers of runners participating and…

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Middle School wins 3-2

Jeff Davis Middle School’s softball team quelled a seventh inning Vidalia rally last Wednesday to take a 3-2 win. Eight different Lady Jackets hit safely in the game led by Ava Bohannon who had a single, a double and an RBI. Alana McCall and Carrie Arnold both had a pair of singles, Cori Mims and…

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Defens Shins In 14-6 Win

Chalk this victory up to the defense. Jeff Davis High’s defense intercepted three Brantley County passes, returning two for touchdowns, as the Yellow Jackets took a 14-6 win over Brantley in Nahunta Friday night. The win improved Jeff Davis’ record to 3-0 while the Herons fell to 0-3. All three pickoffs came in the third…

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