Dragons fall in State
April 4, 2010
► WESTMINSTER 3, JEFFERSON 1: At Jefferson, Blair Buffington won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1 singles for the Dragons' only victory against the defending state champions in the quarterfinals of the Class AA state tournament.
Jefferson ends the season with a 14-1 record.
Jefferson advances in State Tennis tournament
April 28, 2010
► JEFFERSON 3, GREATER ATLANTA CHRISTIAN 1: At Jefferson, the Dragons swept singles play to defeat Greater Atlanta Christian in the second round of the Class AA state tournament.
Zack Bost won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Blair Buffington won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 and Ben Daniel won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 3.
Jefferson (14-0), which defeated Macon County in the first round, will face Westminster, which defeated Armuchee and Heard County, at 4 p.m. on Tuesday in the state's third round.
Dragons open State play with win!
Thursday April 23, 2010
► JEFFERSON 5, MACON COUNTY 0: At Jefferson, the Dragons swept visiting Macon County without dropping a single game in five matches in the first round of the Class AA state tournament. Zach Bost, Blair Buffington and Ben Daniels won their singles matches 6-0, 6-0. The doubles teams of Matt Buchanan and Aaron Martin and Trevor Castellaw and Cason Thurmond also won 6-0, 6-0.
Jefferson will host Greater Atlanta Christian in the next round at a date and time to be determined.
► JEFFERSON 5, PIKE COUNTY 0: At Jefferson, The Lady Dragons won all five matches in straight sets in the first round of the Class AA state tournament. Bell Blankenship won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles, Maggie Broome won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2 and Miranda McGarity won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3.
Tristan McGarity and Taylor Bost won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles and Alison Salsman and Savannah Howard won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles.
Jefferson will play either Greater Atlanta Christian or Calhoun in the second round at a time to be determined.
Wednesday, April 23, 2010
Dragons win Region !
The Dragons won their first match of the day against Riverside Military Academy 3-0. Among those winning deciding matches for Jefferson was Blair Buffington at number two singles 6-0, 6-0. Ben Daniel won at number three singles, 6-1, 6-0. Matt Buchanan and Sky Porter won at number one doubles 6-0, 6-0. Trevor Castellaw and Aaron Martin won at number two doubles 6-1, 6-1.
The Dragons came away with the 3-2 win and the region title. Zach Bost won at number one singles 7-5, 6-2. Blair Buffington won at number two singles 6-0, 6-0. The clinching match was at number two doubles, with Trevor Castellaw and Aaron Martin coming from behind to win 5-7, 6-0 and 7-5.
Boys Tennis ~ Tuesday, April 13, 2010
► JEFFERSON 3, ATHENS ACADEMY 2: At Jefferson, the No. 2 doubles team of Cason Thurmond and Aaron Martin defeated Athens Academy's William Yu and Robert Slocumbe 6-3, 6-0 to clinch the victory for the Dragons.
Jefferson (10-0) also got victories at No. 1 singles, where Zach Bost defeated Kevin Dong 3-6, 6-0, 10-7, and at No. 2 singles, where Blair Buffington beat Hayden Messer 6-3, 6-1.
Athens Academy's victories came at No. 3 singles, where Taylor Williams downed Ben Daniels 6-2, 6-0, and at No. 1 doubles, where Michael Lai and Houston Gaines defeated Matt Buchanan and Sky Porter.
Girls tennis - Tuesday, April 13, 2010
► ATHENS ACADEMY 5, JEFFERSON 0: At Jefferson, the Lady Spartans swept all positions to take the victory over Jefferson.
In singles, Margaret Boyette defeated Bell Blankenship 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1, Greer Ransom beat Maggie Broome 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 and Emily Dong dispatched Miranda McGarity 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3.
In doubles, Sydney Platek and Anna Justice downed Tristan McGarity and Taylor Bost 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 and Melissa Corry and Elizabeth Sinyard bested Alison Salsman and Savannah Howard 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2.
March 18, 2010
► JEFFERSON 5, BANKS COUNTY 0: At Jefferson, the Dragons swept every position but No. 2 doubles to remain undefeated.
In singles, Zach Bost won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1, Ben Daniels won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 and Sky Porter won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3.
In doubles, the No, 1 team of Matt Buchanan and Aaron Martin won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1.
► JEFFERSON 5, BANKS COUNTY 0: At Jefferson, the Lady Dragons swept the visiting Lady Leopards to improve to 6-1.
In singles, Bell Blankenship won 6-4, 6-3 at No 1, Maggie Broome won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 and Miranda McGarity won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3.
In doubles, Taylor Bost and Tristan McGarity won 7-6 (10-8), 6-2 at No. 1 and Alison Salsman and Erin Roberts won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2.
► JEFFERSON TOPS COMMERCE, ACS: At Double Oaks in Commerce, Jefferson's Patrick Hilton carded a 43 and Michael Baker added a 45 as the Dragons finished at 180, defeating Commerce (186) and Athens Christian (226).
Commerce's Casey Drinkard was medalist with a 41 and Colton Dean added a 43. Charlie Horton had a 51 for Athens Christian.
► JEFFERSON 101, COMMERCE 130: At Double Oaks Golf Course in Commerce, Hanna Chapman shot a 9-hole total of 49 and Brooke Whechel added a 52 as the Lady Tigers improved to 3-1._______________________________________________________________