The LFO Warriors got big plays in all three facets of the game and left Don Patterson Field with a 35-17 victory over Region 6-AAA and Catoosa County rival Ringgold on Friday night.
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School sports
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans, ranked No. 2 in the latest Class 1A/2A Public School poll, picked up a big win over (Class 4A) No. 8-ranked Northwest Whitfield, 26-24 and 25-19, Thursday night at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe.
The LFO Lady Warriors fell behind 5-0 after four innings, attempted a rally, but came up short in a 5-3 home loss to Coahulla Creek on Thursday afternoon. All three of the Lady Warriors’ runs came in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Gordon Lee's Gracie O'Neal recorded another dominant win on Tuesday as she took the girls' individual title in the second North Georgia Cross Country League meet of the year at Edwards Park in Dalton.
The LFO Lady Warriors got a two-hit shutout from Haley Stahl and picked up an important 2-0 victory over visiting Sonoraville on Tuesday. Stahl finished the game with three strikeouts in the shutout.
Four of the area’s six competition cheerleading squads were in action for the first time on Saturday and two local teams took home first-place trophies.
There will be a new, but familiar face on the edge of the mats for the LFO High School competition cheerleading squad this fall as Coach Elizabeth Willis is back to lead the Red-and-White.
Up 5-0, the LFO Lady Warriors surrendered three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, but managed to hold on for a 5-3 region win at Adairsville on Thursday.
Some cross country coaches have trouble recruiting kids to run, but LFO head coach Anthony Heath (1SG, US Army (Ret)) has apparently discovered the magic formula. The squad has nearly 40 kids out this season after listing just 16 on the roster a year ago.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers took two big steps forward in securing the No. 1 seed for the upcoming area tournament by beating both LFO and North Murray Tuesday night at David Moss Gymnasium.
The Ringgold Lady tigers jumped out to an 8-0 lead after three innings on Tuesday before holding off a late charge by visiting LFO to post a 9-5 victory and remain unbeaten in Region 6-AAA.