Catoosa County Sports

Down 16 points at home at halftime is not the most ideal of situations, but it did not turn out to be a problem for the LFO Warriors who came storming back in the second half to post a 51-39 Region 6-AAA victory over Adairsville on Friday night.

The Oakwood Christian Eagles dropped to 7-12 on the season after a 59-37 setback to Tennessee Christian Prep School Thursday night in Cleveland, Tenn.

Morehead State women's basketball junior guard Jazzmyn Elston has been tabbed as the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week, the league announced last Tuesday morning.

The Warriors saw a nine-game winning streak emphatically snapped by the North Murray Mountaineers, 68-48, Tuesday night in Chatsworth.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers used a 16-4 second quarter to open up some breathing room before going on to a 42-31 home win over Haralson County on Tuesday night.

The Heritage Generals did most of their damage in the third quarter as they outscored visiting Ridgeland, 23-11, en route to a 67-47 Region 6-AAAA home victory on Tuesday.

The Heritage Generals led Northwest Whitfield 32-31 at halftime or Friday night, but the homestanding Bruins would put three players in double figures and pulled away in the second half for a 73-62 win in a Region 6-AAA contest.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers and the LFO Warriors extended their impressive winning streaks on Friday as the Catoosa County rival schools split a pair of Region 6-AAA games in Fort Oglethorpe.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers led 20-12 at halftime, fell behind 28-26 at the end of the third quarter, but held visiting Lakeview to just five points in the fourth to pull out a 35-33 victory in an important North Georgia Athletic Conference game on Tuesday night.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers improved to 12-7 overall and 10-2 in Region 6-AAA play after a hard-fought 50-46 win over Calhoun Tuesday night in Ringgold.

The Heritage Generals bolted out to a 42-25 lead at intermission on Tuesday, but had to hang on late for a 66-62 home victory over Gilmer in a Region 6-AAAA contest.

The LaFayette Ramblers welcomed LFO to south Walker County on Tuesday and posted a 59-6 victory over the visiting Warriors in a battle of future area opponents.

One night after a big Region 6-AAA victory at Sonoraville, Ringgold's Lady Tigers made the short drive to Varnell and took down Coahulla Creek, 66-50, in a Saturday afternoon matinee.

The LFO boys ran their record to 13-3 overall and 7-2 in Region 6-AAA by steamrolling Haralson County, 75-44, in Tallapoosa on Tuesday night.

The Heritage Lady Generals fell behind 33-16 at halftime, cut into the gap early in the fourth quarter, but never got any closer than 11 points the rest of the way as the visiting Pickens Dragonettes pulled away for a 67-47 victory in Region 6-AAAA play on Tuesday.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers jumped back into Region 6-AAA play at home on Tuesday night and cruised to an easy 64-20 victory over visiting Adairsville.

An outstanding season for the LFO Warriors continued on Saturday with a big 65-51 home victory over Region 6-AAA rival Calhoun.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers took a 27-20 lead at halftime on Saturday, used a big third quarter to open things up and eventually claimed a 61-31 victory at Heritage in the first of two non-region matchups between the Catoosa County rivals this season.

Most of the local wrestlers from the Catoosa and Walker County area tested themselves at the Murray County Invitational in Chatsworth on Saturday and it was a big day for Gordon Lee's Penn Askew and LaFayette's Matthew Wallin.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers led by just six points, 38-32, after three quarters on Friday, but outscored visiting Murray County 21-4 over the final eight minutes to pick up a 59-41 region win in Ringgold.

Down by as many as 14 points in the first half, the LFO Warriors staged a comeback on Friday night and picked up their fourth consecutive victory with a 62-57 home victory over Sonoraville.

The Heritage Generals and Lady Generals will both play in the third-place games of the 2019 Carpet Capital Christmas Classic at Christian Heritage School in Dalton.

The Heritage Generals and Lady Generals both emerged victorious on the first night the Carpet Capital Christmas Classic at Christian Heritage School in Dalton on Friday.

The LFO Warriors trailed by six points after one quarter, but would come back to defeat Chattooga, 51-41, to claim the boys' championship in the South Crest Bank Holiday Tournament at Gordon Lee High School on Saturday.

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