The LaFayette Ramblers jumped out to a 19-7 lead after one quarter on Thursday and picked up a 47-29 home win over Gordon Lee.
Cam Porter led the Ramblers (8-2 overall, 7-1 in NGAC) with 14 points. He also added nine rebounds, two blocks, an assist and a steal.
Jaylon Ramsey recorded 11 points, six assists, six steals and four rebounds. Aidan Hadaway had seven points, four rebounds and a steal, while Cade Fisher had two boards to go with his seven points.
Jalen Suttle scored four points, grabbed boards, and collected two steals, two blocks and an assist. Junior Barber and Lennard Pullom had two points each, while Barber also had two steals. Ben Maanum contributed with two rebounds and a steal.
Jake Poindexter had a game-high 21 points for Gordon Lee (6-2 overall) and five rebounds. Henry Ellis was second in scoring with four points to go with his five rebounds.
Gordon Lee girls 21, LaFayette 18
The Lady Trojans even their record back at 4-4 with a three-point victory. Emma Minghini led the way with seven points, followed by Emoree Rogers with four, Sidney Gasway and Marianne Beliveau with three each and Addison Sturdivant and Emilie Eldridge with two apiece.
Aubrey Blankenship paced LaFayette (1-7) with eight points, followed by Savanna Hall with four. Heather Tucker, Kaitlyn Pendergrass and Miccaylah Thompson added two points each.
LaFayette will play their final game before the Christmas break when they travel to Heritage on Dec. 15. Gordon Lee will host Saddle Ridge on Dec. 13 before playing host to Trion on Dec. 15. The Gordon Lee boys will also play in a tournament at Christian Heritage School in Dalton Dec. 16 and 17.
Lakeview boys 74, Saddle Ridge 23
Brent Minor had 11 points for the Mustangs (0-8), followed by Chris Bell with five and Ethan Kruger and Brady Mullaly who had two points apiece.
Lakeview JV boys 33, Saddle Ridge 11
Christian Howard paced the Navy-and-Red with six points. Cole Spears had three and Landen Morgan finished with two.
Saddle Ridge girls 48, Lakeview 11
The Lady Mustangs moved to 5-3 overall and 4-3 in league play with an impressive 48-11 victory on the road in Catoosa County.
It was a season-high in points for the Navy-and-Red and a huge night for LaTyah Barber, who just missed a triple-double, but still finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and nine steals. Mykeria Johnson also had a double-double, dropping in 10 points, pulling down 12 rebounds and collecting three steals.
Ashlyn Jenkins had five points, three rebounds and a block. Grace Hamilton also had five points to go with one rebound, while Madi Ashley finished with four points and 10 boards. Sam Cramer chipped in with two points.
Haley Stahl anchored the defensive effort, while Anna Grace Gilreath, Imani Cook and Abby Sansing all played solid minutes for Saddle Ridge.
Scores and details from the boys' varsity game were not provided as of press time.
Saddle Ridge will play at Gordon Lee on Dec. 13 before Ringgold comes to Rock Spring on Dec. 15.
Lakeview JV girls 21, Saddle Ridge 15
At Lakeview, Saddle Ridge was down by just three points at halftime, but were not able to overcome the deficit or tough second-half defense by the Lady Warriors.
Haynie Jane Gilstrap led the Lady Mustangs with six points. Lexi Baker had four points and six rebounds. Ashlynn McConathy chipped in with three ponts and grabbed 11 rebounds and Sara Pendley dropped in two. This brings the Mustangs to 5-3 on the season.
Saddle Ridge is now 5-3 on the year.
Ringgold boys 40, Rossville 19
The Tigers took advantage of a cold-shooting night by the Bulldogs to pick up a road win in Rossville.
Ringgold led 9-4 after one quarter and 19-8 at halftime. They extended the lead in the third as Rossville went nearly six minutes before scoring their first two points of the period.
Eli Triplett had 10 points for the Tigers, followed by McCain Mangum with nine and Gabe Garueniel with eight.
Mafia Marshall had 11 points and four rebounds for the Bulldogs (2-6). Zack Harrison finished with five points, six rebounds and two steals, while Chance Sharp (seven) and Landon Ownby (six) combined for 13 boards.
Ringgold girls 43, Rossville 5
The night's first game saw the Lady Bulldogs fall to 0-8 on the season. McKensie Miller had three points and Emalee Harris two for Rossville.
Rossville will travel to Trenton to face Dade County on Dec. 15.
Heritage boys 45, Chattanooga Valley 18
Kobe Lewis had nine points for the Eagles, who fell to 1-6 overall.
Heritage girls 32, Chattanooga Valley 24
The Lady Eagles fell to 4-4 overall on the year with the narrow loss to the Lady Generals.
Emma McGraw had six points for CVMS, while Macie Boren and Dasia Watkins added four each. Watkins also pulled down eight rebounds, while Boren and Sydney Davis each had six boards.
Chattanooga Valley will play at Lakeview on Dec. 15.