The Jefferson Ponytails advanced to the second round of the state tournament being played in Bluffton by defeating Florence 3-0.
Taylor Sowell pitched the complete six-inning game, striking out nine and giving up only two base hits.
Jefferson had seven base hits with MacKenzie Kral leading the team with two, including a double. Sowell, Bella Johnson, Hannah Killough, Genger Jenkins, and Leah Evans each had one hit. Johnson had two RBI’s and Jenkins had one.