JACKSON County passed its first test in the region consolation rounds, sweeping a double header against East Hall Friday.
Jalen Banks threw a one-hitter in the opener as Jackson County won 3-0. The Panthers then throttled the Vikings 16-6 in the night cap in a five-inning game. Quinn Grogan (2-0) got the win in relief. Jackson County (13-8) has now won five straight games.