Jeff Davis upsets Swainsboro 21-14- How does that effect the Toombs County Bulldogs?

Coming off a 31-0 loss at Toombs County, the Jeff Davis Yellow Jackets rallied on their Senior Night with a 21-14 home win over the Swainsboro Tigers. The Tigers were seeking to clinch the number one seed in Region 2 while the Yellow Jackets were trying to keep their post season hopes alive.

In the other two Region 2 games Metter knocked off Vidalia 21-3 and the Bacon County Raiders won their first region game with a 41-3 home victory over Bryan County.

Region 2 Standings

Swainsboro 4-1

Metter 4-1

Vidalia 3-2

Toombs County 3-2

Jeff Davis 3-2

Bacon County 1-4

Bryan County 0-6

The top four make the playoffs. If there is a head-to-head tie. Toombs County has the tie breaker over Jeff Davis. Swainsboro has the tie breaker over Metter and Vidalia. Metter has the tie breaker over Toombs County and Vidalia. Vidalia has the tie breaker over Toombs County and Jeff Davis. Jeff Davis has the tied breaker over Swainsboro.

In the final week of region play Swainsboro will play at Toombs County, Jeff Davis will travel to Metter and Bacon County is at Vidalia.

This season Region 2 matches up against Region 4 in the first round of the playoffs.

Region 4 Standings

Jefferson County 7-0 (7-2 overall)

Harlem 6-1 (6-3)

Hebhzibah 6-2 (7-2)

Screven County 5-2 (7-2)

Scores from November 1

Hephzibah 41, Josey 0

Jefferson County 41, Westside 7

Screven County 42, Glenn Hills 12

November 8 games

Harlem at Westside

Jefferson County at Screven County

Hephzibah is off

How did JD upset #6 Swainsboro?

The Jackets were able to run the ball against the Tiger defense. Senior Jashaun Kirby ran for 176 yards. Jeff Davis scored on a 90-yard drive with Aahiyus Allen scoring his ninth TD of the season on a 5-yard run. Cade Walters ran in the 2-point conversion to make it 8-0 in the second quarter.

James Wood recovered a Tiger fumble at the Swainsboro 49 and then Kirby ran 42-yards for a touchdown. Tyree Hines’s PAT was good giving the Yellow Jackets a 15-0 lead.

Jeff Davis tried an onside kick which Swainsboro recovered and Kade Youmans threw a 28-yard TD pass completed to Cedric Seabrough. The Tigers went for two, however, the run failed and it was 15-6 Jeff Davis.

In the third quarter Youmans finished a Swainsboro drive with a 1-yard run and Robert Allen ran in the 2-point conversion to make it 15-14 Yellow Jackets.

With seven minutes to go in the game Jeff Davis scored a final TD on a 1-yard run by Kirby. The extra point was no good and the Yellow Jackets were able to stop the Tigers and burn the clock to hold on to their upset victory in the Pinelands.

Here are some of the possible scenarios for the final Region 2 standings.

Toombs County beats Swainsboro, Jeff Davis defeats Metter and Vidalia takes care of Bacon.

Swainsboro 4-2

Metter 4-2

Vidalia 4-2

Toombs County 4-2

Jeff Davis 4-2

Toombs County beats Swainsboro, Metter defeats Jeff Davis and Vidalia takes care of Bacon.

Metter 5-1 

Swainsboro 4-2

Vidalia 4-2

Toombs County 4-2

Jeff Davis 3-3

Toombs County beats Swainsboro, Metter defeats Jeff Davis and Bacon takes care of Vidalia.

Metter 5-1

Toombs County 4-2

Swainsboro 4-2

Vidalia 3-3

Jeff Davis 3-3

Swainsboro beats Toombs County, Metter defeats Jeff Davis and Bacon takes care of Vidalia.

Swainsboro 5-1

Metter 5-1

Vidalia 3-3

Toombs County 3-3

Jeff Davis 3-3

Swainsboro beats Toombs County, Metter defeats Jeff Davis and Vidalia takes care of Bacon.

Swainsboro 5-1

Metter 5-1

Vidalia 4-2

Toombs County 3-3

Jeff Davis 3-3

Swainsboro beats Toombs County, Jeff Davis beats Metter and Vidalia takes care of Bacon.

Swainsboro 5-1

Metter 4-2

Vidalia 4-2

Jeff Davis 4-2

Toombs County 3-3

Swainsboro beats Toombs County, Jeff Davis beats Metter and Bacon takes care of Vidalia.

Swainsboro 5-1

Jeff Davis 4-2

Metter 4-2

Vidalia 3-3

Toombs County 3-3