Area Sports

Great Year For Spring Sports

What a year for spring sports in Yellow Jacket world. Jeff Davis High sports teams have won four Region 2-AA titles this spring and seven teams have earned berths in the state playoffs, with the boys and girls track teams almost assuredly bringing that total to nine at this Saturday’s sectional track meet. JDHS Athletic…

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Jackets sweep East Laurens

Jeff Davis High swept East Laurens 10-2 and 13-0 last week in the first round of the state baseball playoffs. The wins improved the Jackets’ record to 24-4 and they host Fitzgerald Thursday in a doubleheader in a best-of-three second round series. Fitzgerald defeated Jefferson County 11-1, 15-1 last week. In other action involving Region…

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Soccer boys defeat Dodge

For the second straight year, the Jeff Davis boys soccer team won in a thrilling fashion against the Dodge County Indians last Friday. The Yellow Jackets took on Dodge County in the first round of the Georgia High School Association State Playoffs. Jeff Davis went down early with a goal in the 8th minute to…

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Jackets Are Region Champs

Jeff Davis High’s baseball team wrapped up the 2019 Region 2-AA championship last week with a 3-0 win over Bacon County Wednesday in Hazlehurst. The Jackets enter the state playoffs with a 22-4 record. They finished 15-3 in region play to win their second region title in three years. The three game series with Bacon…

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Boys Soccer Plays Friday

Jeff Davis High’s boys soccer team finished the regular season 12-5-1. The Yellow Jackets finished back to back seasons with double digit wins. Yellow Jackets go into the GHSA state playoffs as the Region 2-AA #4 seed. They will take on the Dodge County Indians in the first round of the GHSA state playoffs. Yellow…

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Girls Advance To Elite 8

Jeff Davis High School’s girls tennis team advanced to the Elite 8 in the 2019 Georgia High School Association state playoffs. The JD boys, however, were eliminated from play 3-0 by Early County in the second round. The Jackets opened the playoffs with a 3-0 victory over East Laurens. The Lady Jackets opened playoff play…

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Jackets sweep Swainsboro

Jeff Davis High’s baseball team took a 3-game sweep of the Swainsboro Tigers last week winning the series 2-1, 10-1 and 7-3. The games were scheduled for Monday in Swainsboro, Thursday in Hazlehurst and Friday in Swainsboro. But because of rain and the threat of rain, the first game was played Wednesday in Hazlehurst and…

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Soccer boys fall to Toombs

Jeff Davis High’s boys soccer team fell 3-0 to Toombs County last Thursday in Hazlehurst. The loss dropped the Jackets record to 12-4-1 and 6-2 in Region 2-AA. The Bulldogs improved to 10-5-1 and 5-2. The Yellow Jackets are ranked No. 5 in Score Atlanta’s Class AA rankings. They earned a spot in the 2019…

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Jacket girls, boys are region champions

For the first time in 10 years, Jeff Davis High’s boys and girls tennis teams both won the Region championship in the same year. For the Lady Jackets, it was their fifth straight Region 2-AA championship. April 10-11, the teams competed in the Region 2AA Championship. JDH girls tennis went into the tournament ranked as…

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Jackets improve to 19-2

Jeff Davis High’s baseball team improved to 19-2 overall and 11-1 in Region 2-AA with a 3-game sweep of Bryan County last week. But it wasn’t easy. The Jackets left 12 runners on base in a 10-1 win Tuesday in Hazlehurst and left 14 runners stranded in a 2-1, eight inning win in Hazlehurst Wednesday.…

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