The Heritage Generals placed seventh in the team standings and finished with five medalists at the North Metro Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Brookwood High School in Atlanta.
Catoosa County Sports
The North Georgia Athletic Conference basketball tournaments got underway Saturday at LaFayette Middle School with four opening-round contests.
The LFO Warriors and Lady Warriors stepped out of region to take on longtime rival Ridgeland on Saturday night and the home crowd left happy after a sweep by the Red-and-White.
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 LFO Warriors bounced back from Tuesday's loss at North Murray with a much-needed 56-48 road victory at Murray County on Thursday.
Chattanooga State's recruitment of some of the top volleyball talent in the northwest Georgia area continued on Thursday as the Lady Tigers collected the signature of Ringgold senior standout Jasley Brooks.
The Heritage Generals clinched the North Georgia Athletic Conference regular season boys' championship with a 74-42 victory at Dade on Thursday.
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 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 Ringgold Lady Tigers are now just one victory away from an unbeaten run in NGAC play during the regular season.
Senior Jacob King scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half as part of a double-double to help lift LFO to a ninth consecutive victory on Saturday.
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.
After a few weeks without a meet, the Chattanooga women’s indoor track team got back into competition Friday at the Samford Invite at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
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.
Up by just a single bucket at halftime on Thursday, the Ringgold Lady Tigers hit the accelerator in the second half and zoomed past Dade, 40-20, in a North Georgia Athletic Conference game in Trenton.
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 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.
Rossville High School alum Rick Allen is among the 19 people that will be inducted into the Greater Chattanooga Sports Hall of the Fame as part of its newest class.
The Lakeview Lady Warriors tuned up for Tuesday's big NGAC showdown at Ringgold with a hard-fought 39-29 road win at Saddle Ridge Monday night in a game that was a make-up from a postponement on Dec. 10.
The Heritage Generals fell short of qualifying for the Class 4A State Duals, but gutted out a third-place finish in the Area 6-AAAA tournament at Gilmer High School on Saturday.
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 Sonoraville Lady Phoenix have lost just one time in Region 6-AAA play this season. That setback came on Friday, Dec, 6 with a 66-30 thumping on the road at the hands of Ringgold.
The Dade County Wolverines outscored Gordon Lee 13-6 in the fourth quarter to tie Thursday night's game at 37 apiece at the end of regulation, but the Trojans would end up with the 41-40 overtime victory in Trenton.
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 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 junior varsity wrestlers participated in Saturday's Walt Hennebaul JV Open at Mountain View High School, which featured wrestlers from all over the Metro Atlanta area.
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.