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High school scoreboard: Oct. 9
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Jefferson softball defeated Oglethorpe County 6-0 in Game 3 of a best-of-three series in the second round of the Region 8-AA tournament on Wednesday in Jefferson.

Arynn Baker went 2 for 3 with a home run, an RBI and two runs scored for the Lady Dragons (22-7). Raegan Sandy, Savannah Snapp and Emily Dufty each hit RBI singles.

Caitlin Cantrell earned the win from the circle, pitching the first five innings. Olivia Husted earned the save, striking out two over the final two innings.

Jefferson plays host to Social Circle on Saturday in the Region 8-AA championship game in Jefferson.

Cross Country

Buford’s girls cross country squad finished first overall, led by Megan Ward in second place with a time of 22 minutes, 48 seconds, in a home meet on Wednesday in Buford.

Erin Marsh was third for the Lady Wolves (21:44), Bailey Roberts took fourth (21:52), and Hannah Davis was sixth (22:27).

White County’s girls took second place, and Dawson County finished in fourth.

In the boys race, Buford finished second, Dawson County was third, and White County was fourth.

Dylan Forrester of Dawson County took first individually in 16:52. Buford’s Josh Thompson was second in 17:08, Justin Pirkle came in fourth in 17:51, Avery Webster was fifth in 17:53, and Alex Sanchez finished 10th in 18:26.

High school results may be reported by 10:30 p.m. by calling 770-718-3406, or emailing Results reported after deadline will appear in the following day’s paper.

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