The Heritage Lady Generals suffered just their second region loss of the season on Tuesday night with a 61-58 setback against Gilmer in Ellijay.
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Two teams tied for first place in their respective regions met for the first time this season and it was the visiting Heritage Lady Generals handing crosstown rival Ringgold a 57-40 defeat at Ringgold High School.
For just the second time in program history, and for the second time in the last three seasons, the Ridgeland Panthers will head to Macon for the Class 4A State Duals.
QB Nick Hanson (Heritage) The sophomore threw for 2,002 yards and 19 touchdowns in a breakout season, while adding three more scores on the ground as the Generals advanced to the playoffs.
The last time Heritage High School fans had seen Nolan Letzgus on a football field - prior to this past season - came in 2016 when, as a sophomore, he had 94 total kick return yards in two games and made two tackles in another game as a defensive back.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers improved to 13-3 overall and remained perfect in Region 6-AAA (9-0) with a 65-46 home victory over Sonoraville on Tuesday.
The Heritage High School wrestling team traveled to metro Atlanta on Saturday to compete in the prestigious Union Grove Duals, featuring some of the top teams in the state.
DL Jermiah Turner (Ridgeland) The sophomore stepped up his game and made 54 tackles with six tackles for loss, including one sack. He also recovered three fumbles for the Panthers.
Last season, Allison Craft made an easy transition to the world of high school cross country running, averaging 22:40 for her freshman season and finishing fifth at the Region 6-AAAA championships as she ended up splitting Catoosa County Girls’ Runner of the Year honors with two of her Herit…
The Ridgeland wrestling team went 4-0 in the Bronze Division of the Smoky Mountain Duals in Pigeon Forge on Saturday to finish a very respectable 6-2 on the weekend. Their only two losses came in pool matches against Silver Division runner-up Jackson County (Ga.) and overall tournament champ…