Jefferson spring sports results
•EAST JACKSON 114, JEFFERSON 115 – SIX HOLES (GIRLS): Jefferson fell by a stroke to rival East Jackson at Traditions of Braselton Golf Course. Shamiya Johnson led the Dragons with a round of 36, while Ellie followed with a 37. Gracie Holman also scored, shooting a 42.
•JEFFERSON 170, EAST JACKSON 214 (BOYS): Jameson Wall shot a 40 to lead the Dragons to a win over an in-county foe at Traditions of Braselton. Micah Webb added a round of 41. Blake Thompson (44) and Bryce James (45) rounded out the scoring.
TRACK AND FIELD
•JEFFERSON GIRLS FINISH SECOND AT MILL CREEK, BOYS NINTH: Katherine Law won the 1,600 meters (5:28.2) and the 4x800 meter team (Caitlin Schroeder, Law, Olivia Kulniszewski and Emily Byrd) grabbed a victory as well in leading the Jefferson girls to a second-place finish at Saturday’s (March 7) Jerry Arnold Invitational at Mill Creek High School.
Jada Pittman added a third-place finish in the 100 meters (12.8). Jefferson also fared well in the field events, with second-place finishes from Abbey Howard (high jump, 5-0) and Claire Kulniszewski (pole vault, 11-0) and third-place showings from JoJo Smith (high jump, 5-0), Pittman (long jump, 17-0) and Anna Moore (pole vault, 10-6).
The girls’ team totaled 89 points to finish behind meet champion Brookwood (143.5) in the 23-team girls’ meet.
Tripp Bullock led the Jefferson boys with a second-place finish in the pole vault (13-0). The Dragons finished ninth out of 26 boys’ teams.
•JEFFERSON 5, EAST JACKSON 0 (GIRLS): The Dragons won at all positions in an intra-county region match. Sarah Moore won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, Sydney Tyler won 7-6, 7-5 at No. 2 singles, Sara Middleton won 6-1, 7-5 at No. 3 singles. In doubles action, Gracie Beem and Allianne Clark won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles and Lauren Sauls and Julia Main won 6-4, 6-0 at No. 2 doubles.
•JEFFERSON 5, EAST JACKSON 0 (BOYS): Jefferson coasted to a sweep of East Jackson in region play. Marcus Berninger won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, Luke Forrester won 6-4, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and Camden Gunter picked up a 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 in a long No. 3 singles match. James Smith and Chase Tyner won 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles and Grant Morrow and Aaron Eason won 6-3, 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.