The LaFayette Lady Ramblers scored solo runs in the sixth and seventh innings on Thursday, but surrendered three in the bottom of the seventh as Gilmer pulled off the dramatic come-from-behind victory in Ellijay.
No further details were provided as of press time.
LaFayette drops to 14-8 overall and 7-4 in Region 6-AAAA play with the loss. They are currently third in the region standings with one game remaining. They will host Heritage on Tuesday with a victory assuring them of at least the No. 3 seed for the region tournament.
Northwest Whitfield (8-1 in region) still leads the pack with Ridgeland (8-2) only a half-game back. Heritage (4-4) is currently fourth.
Northwest has a home game on Monday against Southeast before wrapping up with road games at Pickens (Tuesday) and at Ridgeland (Thursday). The Lady Panthers will also play Tuesday at Southeast.
Meanwhile, Heritage will host Gilmer on Monday before their game at LaFayette on Tuesday. The Generals finish up the region schedule with a doubleheader at Southeast on Thursday.