Trailing 6-4 with the bases loaded in the top of the sixth inning on Monday night and Ridgeland senior shortshop Haley Sandridge striding to the plate, the Heritage Generals had nowhere to put the All-State performer.
Heritage High School sports
The Gordon Lee and Heritage High School cross country teams turned in solid showings at the 11th Annual Run at the Rock Invitational in Cartersville on Saturday. The meet was hosted by Woodland High School.
The Heritage Generals got another seven strong innings from senior pitcher Taelyn Bates as they shutdown the Gilmer Lady Bobcats, 9-1, in Ellijay Thursday night.
The baseball resume for Cole Wilcox was already an impressive one, but now the Heritage High School senior can add "gold medal winner" and "world champion" to the list.
One night after taking down Class AAAA's No. 2-ranked team, the Heritage Generals dropped a heartbreaking 10-inning decision to Class AAAA's No. 3-ranked team.
The Heritage Generals scored four touchdowns in a four-minute span of the first quarter and the Navy-and-Red came up with six turnovers as they stayed undefeated with an easy 55-12 home victory over outmatched Coahulla Creek on Friday.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans traveled to short distance from Chickamauga to neighboring Boynton on Thursday and dropped best-of-three matches to GPS and host Heritage by almost identical scores.
Rachel Gibson gave up just three hits and struck out five in a complete game victory and the Heritage Generals improved to 7-4 with a 6-2 over Pickens Tuesday night in Jasper.
The Heritage Generals and Ringgold Lady Tigers headed north to Cleveland, Tenn. on Monday night for a game at Lee University with the Navy-and-Red claiming a wild, 11-10 victory in nine innings.