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.
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School sports
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 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.
The LFO Warriors and Ridgeland Panthers displayed their talents before Chattanooga-area television audience on Saturday night and fans in attendance and sitting at home on their living room couches enjoyed an entertaining basketball game.
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.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers fell to 8-6 overall on the season after the offense struggled in a 41-29 loss to Southside, Ala. in the opening round of the Adairsville Tiger Christmas Clash on Thursday.
For the second consecutive day, LFO senior guard Ruddy Ware poured in 32 points and the Warriors needed every one of them as they defeated the McMinn County Cherokees, 69-66, in overtime in the fifth-place game of the Mistletoe Madness Tournament at North Murray High School on Saturday.
The LFO Warriors defeated county and Region 6-AAA rival Ringgold earlier this month and on Friday they got a measure of revenge against their other county foe.