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.
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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 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 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.
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 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 Heritage Generals fell behind 33-27 at halftime and stayed within striking distance all night, but ultimately dropped a 70-62 home decision to Christian Heritage in a non-region game on Saturday night.
The Heritage Generals led by just two points going into the fourth quarter on Friday night, but held Southeast Whitfield to just two points in the final eight minutes and picked up a 53-38 road victory over the Raiders.