The Ringgold Tigers came up on the short end of a 6-4 home loss to Dalton in the season opener Tuesday Night at Seabolt Field in Boynton.
Kyle White, Mason Parker and Brody Gann each had two hits for the Tigers. Ross Norman picked up one hit and drove in two runs. Robbie Bates and Aiden Long both had a hit and an RBI, while Mason Burt also had a hit.
Parker pitched four innings, allowing two earned runs in three hits and four strikeouts. Burt went two innings, striking out three, but giving up three earned on three hits, while Bates threw a hitless, scoreless inning in relief.
Ringgold (0-1) will host Christian Heritage on Thursday at Seabolt Field, starting at 5:15 p.m.