Golf: Jackson County girls edge Jefferson for county championship
JACKSON COUNTY claimed its first every girls’ golf county championship with a 93-94 win over Jefferson Thursday.
Leading the Lady Panthers were Jordan Garner (46) and Katie Fife (47).
“This is (our) first time in school history to win the championship, and the girls were excited with the results,” Jackson County coach Jeff Algard said. “The team played well and I was excited for them and their performance."
Anna Alexander (43) led the second-place Lady Dragons, while Victoria Mulvey (51) also scored.
“We were very pleased to come in second with our number one player gone with the high school to Europe for a World War 2 trip,” Jefferson coach Tom Parker said. “Anna and Victoria did a great job of coming through for us.”
Wednesday, March 28
Golf: JCCHS boys tie school record
JACKSON County’s school-record score of 155 was only 24 hours old before the Panther golf team matched it Wednesday.
Led by rounds of 38 from Jared Scott and Thomas Whitley, Jackson County again shot a 155 to beat Oglethorpe County (161) and Hart County (172) to run its record to 15-1 on the year. York Delloyd added a 39 and River Bryant rounded out the scoring with a 40.
“It was awesome,” Jackson County coach Warren Standridge said. “These guys care about each other and go out and compete every day to get better.”
Track: Reynolds wins two events for JCCHS in county championships
JACKSON COUNTY racked up at last Wednesday’s county championships at Jefferson with seventh first-place finishes, the most of any school. The Panthers finished second overall with 53 points.
Johan Reynolds provided two of those wins, placing first in the 110-meter hurdles (15.79 seconds) and 300-meter hurdles (40.17 seconds).
Also winning events were Keyshawn Curry (100 meters, 11.67 seconds), Todd Woodring (400 meters, 53.47 seconds), the 4 x 100 meter relay team (45.4 seconds), the 4 x 400 meter relay team (3:38.7) and Layson Giles (high jump, 6-0).
Tuesday, March 27
Track: Spry wins 100, 200 meters for JCCHS at county championships
JACKSON COUNTY’S Mariah Spry won both the 100 meters (13.59 seconds) and the 200 meters (27.45 seconds) to highlight Jackson County’s performance last Tuesday at the girls’ county track championships.