Area Sports

Jackets Realize Once Implausible Dream

Jeff Davis High’s baseball team’s sweep of The Lovett School to win the 2021 Class AA State Baseball Championship was the realization of a dream that, early in the season, was thought to be implausible. Returning only one starter from the COVID-shortened 2020 season, the Jackets struggled to find their way early in the year.…

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Jackets Sweep Lovett For 3rd State Tile In Four Seasons

Jeff Davis High’s baseball team surprised a lot of observers across the state as they were unranked in several polls for most of the season before posting a 10-4 record in the playoffs and winning their third state championship in the last four complete seasons. Saturday afternoon and evening at Grayson Stadium in Savannah, JD…

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Jackets Headed Back To State

With every game, Jeff Davis High School’s baseball team is beginning to look like a team of destiny. Tuesday afternoon at Yellow Jacket stadium, the Jackets scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh inning to break a scoreless tie and escape with a 1-0 win over Callaway to win their semifinals and…

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16 Teams Left In Playoffs

Vidalia and Jeff Davis, the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds from Region 2-AA in the state baseball playoffs, both advanced to the second round of tournament play with series wins last week. The Indians easily knocked off Washington County 10-0, 16-10, while the Yellow Jackets were stretched to three games by Jasper County-Monticello, 1-4,…

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Hurdlers lead Jackets at region meet

Jeff Davis High’s track and field teams participated in the Region 2-AA track meet last week at East Laurens High School. Taking first place finishes were Tia Cornish in the girls 400 meter, Madison Brown in the girls pole vault, Skylar Cravey in the boys 800 meter, and Austin Wood in the boys 110 hurdles.…

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Jackets advance to second round with win over Jasper County-Monticello

Jeff Davis High’s baseball team rebounded from a series opening loss to Jasper County-Monticello to win back-to-back games against the Purple Hurricanes and advance to the second round of the 2021 Georgia High School Association State Playoffs. This week the Jackets play another set of Purple Hurricanes as Fitzgerald, an upset winner over Region 4-AA…

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Five named to All Region Soccer Team

Five members of the Jeff Davis High boys soccer team were named All Region, topped by senior goalkeeper Audiel Placencia who was named Defensive Player of the Year. Also making the All Region team were forward Darian Cortes, midfielders Justin Aguirre and Pablo Tapia, and defense Kevin Cervantes.

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Soccer boys top Cook

After a win against Cook County to end the regular soccer season, the Jackets were looking great and strong going into their playoff game against Jasper County. This was the first time the two teams had ever faced each other. It was Jasper’s first time in the playoffs so they were inspired and ready to…

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Yellow Jackets sweep Falcons

PHOTOS BY ANGIE HULETT Jeff Davis High’s baseball team defeated East Laurens 17-2, 6-3 and 8-0 to improve to 18-11 and secure the No. 2 seed from Region 2-AA in the state playoffs. Trenton Clance was 4-for-4 with 4 RBI in the 17-2 opener of the 3-game series, Ethan Griffin and Ethan Hulett both had…

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