The LaFayette Ramblers maintained their grip on the Region 6-AAAA lead with a 48-33 home victory over Heritage on Friday night.

LaFayette upped its record to 17-1 overall and 6-1 in region play with the win, while the Generals fell to 9-9 overall and 4-4 in region play.

Dee Southern had 15 points and Alex Kelehear had 14 points as the Ramblers limited the Generals to just 20 total points over the final three periods of play. Tyrese Marsh and Rylan Russell had eight points each for LaFayette. DeCameron Porter also chipped in with three. 

For Heritage, Will Allen led the way with 12 points. Nolan Letzgus added nine points and Caden Collins had four. Cooper Terry scored three points, as did Kobe McAllister, while Walker Spruiell added two.

In the girls' game, a 25-8 second quarter gave the Lady Generals (14-3, 7-1) breathing room as they took down the Lady Ramblers, 68-39. LaFayette dropped to 10-9 overall and 2-5 in the region with the loss.

Three players scored in double-figures for the Lady Generals. Emily Wiley had a game-high 25 points, followed by Reagan Armour with 19 and Ansley Bice with 11. Gracie Murray had four points for Heritage, followed by Lauren Self with three and Sydnee St. John, Brooke Matherly and Kortney McKenzie with two each.

Mykeria Johnson paced LaFayette with 13 points. Marquila Howell had 10 points with Megan Wilson and Hailey Bryant each scoring four. Imani Cook, Shelby Eaton and Anna Valle had two points apiece, while the LaTyah Barber and Grace Hamilton each finished with one.

The LaFayette boys are scheduled to play at Excel Christian in Cartersville on Saturday, while Heritage will head to Ringgold for a doubleheader against the Tigers and Lady Tigers.