TURNER

Jefferson's Mac Turner throws to first to record an out during recent action. 

The Jefferson softball team saw its nine-game winning streak end and suffered a region loss in the process.

The Dragons (11-3, 7-2 Region 8-AAAA) fell to Flowery Branch 2-1 on the road Monday (Sept. 14). It was Jefferson’s first defeat since a Aug. 20 loss to Flowery Branch at home.

Rayvn Saxon lost a pitchers’ duel, shutting out the Falcons until surrendering the game-deciding run in the bottom of the seventh inning. Saxon allowed just four hits and two walks while striking out three batters.

Jefferson’s offense finished with just two hits.

The Dragons return to action Wednesday (Sept. 16) at 6:30 p.m. against Region 8-AAAA opponent North Oconee.

(from Saturday)

CROSS COUNTRY: Law finishes third at Carrollton race

Running at the site of the state meet, Jefferson’s Katherine Law placed third out of 127 runners with a time of 19:44.24 at the Carrollton Orthopaedic Invitational Saturday (Sept. 12).

Law’s finish helped Jefferson place sixth out of 18 teams at the championship race of the meet.

Others scoring points for the Jefferson girls were Caitlin Schroeder (11th, 20:46.98), Kiley Powell (46th, 22:11.51), Sydney Bowles (54th, 22.29.27) and Kate James (63rd, 22:45.54).

Meanwhile, the Jefferson boys finished 13th out of 23 teams in the championship boys race.

Matthew Schroeder led the Dragons with a 22nd-place finish and time of 17:28.28. Rounding out the scoring were Levi Holliday (71st, 18:45.61), Brett Brush (74th, 18:51.07), Ben Davis (75th, 18:52.75) and Cooper Gibson (82nd, 18:56.03).

Jefferson runs at the Warpath Invitational Sept. 19.

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