Buford, the fourth seed out of Conference VIII-AA, knocked off top-seeded Waccamaw 5-1 in the opening round of the Class AA Lower State softball playoffs on Thursday.
Lady Jackets’ ace Jena Hallman hurled a six-hitter and struck out eight to lead BHS, 13-10, to the four-run win.
Hallman, who allowed only one walk, aided her cause with three singles and drove home two runs. Madisson Finley and Chandler Baxley each had a double and drove in a run. Baxley also scored a run.