MOULTRIE -- Former Lady Packer Ashley Jacobs continues her fine net work for the Abraham Baldwin College tennis team, getting a win in both singles and doubles in the Fillies victory over Georgia Perimeter on Tuesday in Tifton.
In the Fillies 9-0 victory, Jacobs teamed with Florencia Torres at No. 1 doubles to beat Yen Pham and Gloria Wallace 8-2.
And at No. 3 singles, the sophomore from Hartsfield defeated Kristen Pierce 6-0, 6-1.
The Fillies raised their record to 5-3 with the win. The team will be in Alexander City, Ala., today and Saturday to meet Meridian Community College, Mississippi Gulf Coast and Central Alabama.
Of this and that:
- The Johnson C. Smith University women's basketball team, coached by former Lady Packer Vanessa Taylor, was eliminated from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament this week, losing in the second round to Elizabeth City State University, 76-62.
The Lady Gold Bulls had won their first tournament game over St. Paul's 66-53.
Johnson C. Smith finishes 19-10.
- Former Packer Jake Mobley is hitting .308 for the Georgia Southwestern baseball team through its first 18 games. Mobley had four doubles and 11 runs batted in for the 9-9 Hurricanes, who played Georgia College on Wednesday and who will meet Brewton-Parker for a single game today and a doubleheader on Saturday.
- Adam Anderson has his batting average up to .313 for South Georgia College. The sophomore outfielder has five doubles and eight runs batted in while starting all 14 games for the 6-8 Tigers. South Georgia plays Andrew College on Saturday and Sunday.
- Roger "Pete" Walker has been hired as the North Florida Christian head football coach, replacing Tim Cokely, named in January as the new Colquitt County High head coach. Walker comes from The King's Academy in West Palm Beach.
- The Colquitt County ninth-grade baseball team opened with a 12-2 victory over Valdosta on Thursday at Ike Aultman Field.
Andrew McDowell pitched the first four innings, allowing a run while striking out three and walking just one. Cam Fitzgerald pitched the fifth and allowed a run.
Blake Cato, Patrick Taylor, Shaun Soderstrom, Ben Cauthen and Michael Connell had the Colquitt County hits.