The Thomas Jefferson Jaguars lost to Augusta Prep’s Cavaliers 14-62. The Augusta team took an early lead and by the half controlled the game with a 49-7 lead. Coach Matt Otis said he was very proud of junior Will Kirk who led the Jags on offense with 6 rushes for 54 yards, one 30-yard TD run and an 85-yard kick return. Senior Zack Douglas went 2 for 2 on his PATs. Defensive leaders were Dawson Gardner, Douglas, Hank Dollar and Rhett Willis. The Jags are off this Friday and will host Glascock’s Panthers Sept. 29 for homecoming.
Above, senior Jaguar Warthen Evans leaps into the air and comes down with a pass during Friday’s game against the Bulloch Academy Gators. At right, senior Zack Douglas picks up some yards rushing. TJA scored in the first and fourth quarters, first on a 7-yard pass to Evans and later on a 31-yard run by Douglas. The Gators, however scored three TDs in the second quarter, two in the third and kicked a field goal in the fourth to take the 39-12 win. The Jaguars are scheduled to take on Augusta Prep this week on the road.
The JCHS Warriors tied Washington County in a scrimmage Friday and will begin regular season play this coming week against Savannah Christian on the road.
Junior Warrior Fermin Garcia leaps up, using his head to send the soccer ball to a fellow player. Garcia currently has scored 24 points this season on seven goals and 10 assists. The Jefferson County Warrior boys’ soccer team is 12-2 this season, with an impressive 9-2 in region play, having recorded two ties, a 1-1 match against Harlem early in the season, and a 4-4 tie with Glenn Hills. The team has only two games left in the regular season. Freshman Desmond Beale maneuvers for a shot.
The Jefferson County High School Lady Warriors took a 2-1 win over Swainsboro last week to put them at 5-5 for the season. So far this season the Lady Warriors have recorded wins against Josey (2-0, 7-1), Laney (4-0) and Swainsboro (3-2 and 2-1). They are currently 3-5 and are scheduled to play Laney on March 30 and Johnson on April 11.