The Jefferson High School girls’ tennis team won the region 8-AA title last week and its first-round state playoff match April 23 to continue its undefeated season.
On Tuesday, the Lady Dragons beat Temple 5-0, with singles players Tristan McGarity (6-0, 6-1), Abi Muesse (6-0, 6-0), Cailyn Diianni (6-1, 6-0) and doubles players Charley Beatty/Olivia Yates (6-1, 6-1) and Kadi Perry/Rhegan Wessels (6-0, 6-0) all winning their matches.
During the region tournament, JHS defeated Social Circle 3-0 with McGarity (6-0, 6-0), Yates/Beatty (6-1, 6-1) and Wessels/ Perry (6-0, 6-2) controlling their matches. JHS went on to defeat Rabun County in the title match 3-0, with Muesse (6-3, 6-4), Diianni (6-2, 4-1) and Yates/Beatty (6-0, 6-0) winning.
The entire Jefferson team was named to the all-region squad.
The Lady Dragons will host Lovett, the no. 3 seed out of region 6-AA. Lovett beat Amuchee 5-0.
That second-round match is set for 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at the Jefferson Middle School tennis courts.