The Jefferson High School tennis teams hosted Washington-Wilkes March 28 and won both the boys’ and girls’ matches, 4-1.
For the boys, Jackson Howard rebounded after being down 3-5 in the first set to a 7-5, 6-1 win at no. 2 singles. Justin Harrison 6-3, 6-4, won his match as well, with no. 1 Jordan Tyler defeated,1-6, 2-6. At doubles, Nathaniel Trawick/ Wil Roberts won 6-1, 6-1 and Kody McDonald/Austin Messer won by forfeit.
Tristan McGarity (6-1, 6-1) and Cailyn Diianni (6-1, 6-1) led the singles players. Abi Muesse (7-6, 2-6, 3-6) fought hard but dropped her match.
In doubles play, Charley Beatty/ Olivia Yates (6-1, 6-1) and Kadi Perry/ Rheagan Wessels (1-6, 6-2, 7-5) won their matches.
The Dragons will close out the regular season next week with matches April 9 (at Social Circle), April 10 (home versus Rabun County) and April 11 (at Greene County).The region tournaments are April 17-18 in Jefferson.