Mary Persons punches ticket to semifinals with win over Jefferson

Mary Persons defeated Jefferson Friday night 51-32 in the GHSA AAAA playoffs at Dan Pitts Stadium. /(David Domingue, WGXA)

FORSYTH, Ga. -- Brian Nelson's Mary Persons Bulldogs are back in the state semifinals for a second straight year.

The Bulldogs scored early and often en route to a 51-32 victory over Jefferson Friday night at Dan Pitts Stadium.

Mary Persons meets Blessed Trinity in the GHSA AAAA semifinals. The Bulldogs won last year's playoff meeting between the two schools 28-27.

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