AFTER two wins against Oglethorpe County last Thursday, the Jefferson High School softball team secured first place and home-field advantage in the region heading into the 8-AA tournament. The Lady Dragons advanced to 19-6 overall and 11-1 in region play.
The Lady Dragons will likely face Green County in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 8.
Jefferson will close out the 2013 regualr season on the road today (Wednesday) at Oconee County.
Last week, the Dragons defeated Oglethorpe County 3-2 in their first game, then 15-0 in the second.
Erin Jackson went three-for-six on the day with two runs scored and two RBIs. Emily Holman was two-for-four with 4 RBIS. Savannah Snapp was four-for-six with two runs scored and 3 RBIs.
Olivia Husted, Meagan Faulkner, Arynn Baker, Caitlin Cantrell and Jordan Phillips all added RBIs.
Husted and Cantrell were the winning pitchers. Husted posted eight strike outs, while Cantrell had four.