Hounds knock Locust Grove out of first

The Greyhounds not only knocked Locust Grove out of first place in Region 4-5A with a pair of victories in their last two games, but also replaced the Wildcats in the Class 5A top 10.

Jones County downed Locust Grove 4-2 on the road last Friday, then completed the season sweep with a 7-6 win at home Monday night.

The Greyhounds improve to 13-6 overall and 8-2 in the region. The Wildcats drop to 13-7 and 8-2.

They are tied with Union Grove, also 8-2 in region play, for second place behind Ola, which is 11-1.

Jones County is No. 8 in the latest Score Atlanta/AJC rankings for Class 5A. Ola is No. 4 and Union Grove is No. 7. Locust Grove, which was No. 9 last week, dropped out of the top 10.


The Jones County News

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