And the Lady Hounds have also shown improvement early in Corey Tanner’s first season as coach.
Jones County’s boys improved to 3-0-1 with a 9-2 home victory over Putnam County last Tuesday, followed by a 1-1 tie at First Presbyterian on Thursday.
The tie against FPD may have been the bigger feat, considering that the Vikings have long had a top-notch soccer program and won private school state championships before moving to the GHSA.
“It was a good game for us,” Kitchens said. “Wade Carr scored our goal midway in the second half with an assist from Dennis Woolfolk.
“But Cory Dixon, our goal keeper, was the player of the game, with he and our defenders keeping more than 20 shots from FPD out of the goal.”
Bradley Mullis scored FPD’s goal.
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