Heritage High School sports

Significant advantages in depth and a plethora of standouts from the Catoosa-Walker County area were not enough for Team Georgia on Tuesday night as they dropped both ends of the annual Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Basketball Classic to their rivals from the Volunteer State.

Each year, approximately 16,000 students apply to the United States Naval Academy and, each year, only about eight percent are admitted to Annapolis and only after an extremely rigorous and thorough application process.

The Gordon Lee Trojans track team made the long drive to Albany last weekend and returned home with a fourth-place finish in the Class 1A Public School team standings and three individual state titles.

After coming ever so close to winning team state championships the past few years, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans' track team will go into Saturday at the Class 1A Public School state meet in Albany with a chance to win their first crown since 2014.

Three members of the Ringgold High track team and three members of the LFO High track team will represent their schools at the Class 3A state meet in Albany next weekend.

Both the Heritage Lady Generals and the LaFayette Lady Ramblers will be returning to the Class 4A state golf tournament later this month after top-five finishes at the area tournament in LaGrange on Tuesday.

Being one of the top girls’ basketball players and top student-athletes in all of north Georgia, Heritage senior Emily Wiley had her share of options as to where to continue her athletic and academic career.

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