Spring sports round-up for March 10-18
•JEFFERSON (BOYS) 9, WASHINGTON-WILKES 1: Richard Mendoza and Dakota Thompson scored three goals each in a lopsided road victory for the Dragons Friday. Diego Tello added two goals and Mason Porras scored one.
•JEFFERSON (GIRLS) 10, WASHINGTON-WILKES 0: Kayla Brown scored four goals — three coming in the first half — to lead the Lady Dragons' Friday rout of the Lady Tigers on the road. Stephanie Lamm added three goals, and the Lady Dragons also got scores from MaryAnne Kilgore, Karen Rubio and Caitlin Phillips
•JACKSON CO. 165, JEFFERSON (BOYS) 166: At Double Oaks Golf Course, the Panthers picked up their second intra-county win in as many days, with a one-stroke win over rival Jefferson Thursday to move to 4-0 on the year. York Delloyd led Jackson County with a 37, followed by Anthony Whobrey (41) and Ian McGaughey (41).
For the Dragons, Cooper Young shot a season-low 37 to tie Delloyd for low medalist honors. Daniel Kimmel added a round of 40, and Paul Dixon carded a 42. Eli Griffin and Charlie Jarrett both shot 47.
•JACKSON CO. 92, JEFFERSON 92 (GIRLS): The Lady Dragons and Lady Panthers tied last Thursday at Double Oaks Golf Course. Jefferson’s Madison Cornes shared low medalist honors with a 44, and Jill Pratt shot a 48. For the Lady Panthers, Cierra Gunnin was co-low medalist with a 44, while Hattie Sewell, Jordan Garner and Haleigh McCullum each shot rounds of 48. Since Jefferson hosted the event and used Class AA rules, only the top two scores were recorded. Jackson County would have won under Class AAA rules, which count the top three scores per team.
•JEFFERSON (BOYS) 164, EAST JACKSON 173, BANKS CO. 195: Eli Griffin fired a 39 March 11 as Jefferson won a three-team match at Scales Golf Club. Others scoring were Charlie Jarrett (40), Daniel Kimmel (42) and Paul Dixon (43).
•BANKS CO. 89, JEFFERSON (GIRLS) 94, EAST JACKSON 113: Madison Cornes shot a 44 last Tuesday (March 11) to help the Lady Dragons finish second in a three-team match at Scales Golf Club. Jill Pratt added a 50.
•JEFFERSON (BOYS) 179, EAST JACKSON 203: Dragon freshman Charlie Jarrett and senior Eli Griffin both posted rounds of 43 to lead Jefferson past East Jackson March 10 at Traditions of Braselton Golf Course. Also contributing for Jefferson were senior Daniel Kimmel (45) and junior Cooper Young (48).
•JEFFERSON (GIRLS) 95, EAST JACKSON 124: Sophomore Madison Cornes carded a 45 and Caitlin Cantrell added a 50 as Jefferson picked up a decisive win over East Jackson March 10 at Traditions of Braselton Golf Course.
TRACK AND FIELD
•JEFFERSON GIRLS TAKE THIRD AT NORTH OCONEE: The Lady Dragons won four events to place second at North Oconee March 11 in a five-team meet. First-place finishers were Camille Porter (800 meters, 2:36.09), Maggie Newman (discus, 102-10), Jaclyn Coleman (long jump, 15-2.5) and the 4 x 400 meter team (4:21.94). Jefferson finished with 64 points. Athens Christian won the event with 74 points.
•JEFFERSON BOYS FINISH THIRD AT NORTH OCONEE: With 68.5 points, the Jefferson boys finished third at North Oconee, just behind Gainesville (75.5) and Eastside (71.5), in a highly competitive track met March 11. The Dragons received first-place finishes from Dalton Hill (300-meter hurdles, 41.42) and Mason Hamrick (pole vault, 13-00).
•JEFFERSON (BOYS) 5, WASHINGTON-WILKES 0: Following last Tuesday’s loss to Riverside Military Academy, the Dragons got back on track with a region road win over Washington-Wilkes Saturday. Gage Thompson won at no. 1 singles 6-2, 6-0; Jordan Tyler was victorious at no. 2 singles 6-3, 6-1 and Jackson Howard won 6-3, 6-2 at no. 3 singles. In doubles action, Nathaniel Trawick and Justin Harrison won 6-0, 6-0 at the no. 1 position, and Hal Jarrett and Caleb Taylor won 6-2, 6-1 at the no. 2 spot.
•JEFFERSON (GIRLS) 4, WASHINGTON-WILKES 1: The Jefferson girls rolled to a region win Saturday at Washington-Wilkes getting two singles wins and two doubles wins. Cailyn Diianni won 6-2, 6-2 at no. 1 singles, and Abi Muesse won 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 at no. 2 singles. In doubles play, Olivia Yates and Charlie Beatty won 6-1, 6-2 at no. 1 doubles and Kadi Perry and Reagan Wessels won 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 at no. 2 doubles.
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