Gordon Lee and Heritage represented the local area at the Wingfoot Classic cross country meet in Cartersville on Saturday.
Gordon Lee High School sports
The Trion Bulldogs would drive 58 yards in the closing moments of the game on Friday night and would get a 10-yard touchdown run on the final play of the game by Hagen Willingham to score a dramatic 40-34 victory over rival Gordon Lee at Sam R. McCain Stadium.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers picked up two more home victories on the court on Thursday, cruising past Gordon Central, 25-9 and 25-10, before outlasting Walker County rival Gordon Lee, 25-18, 19-25 and 15-9.
A three-run first inning and a six-run second inning was more than enough of a cushion for the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans on Thursday as they walloped Christian Heritage, 11-0, in a Region 6-A North game at Heritage Point Park in Dalton.
Emma Langston surrendered just one hit, struck out six and did not give up a single walk in five innings as Gordon Lee continued to roll through region play with a 9-0 victory at Mount Zion-Carroll on Tuesday.
Not many coaches get to take over a state championship contending program, much less one that has won a pair of state titles in a row, but that's the position that Kelley Whitman finds herself in during her first season as the head coach of the Gordon Lee High School competition cheerleading squad.
Just about 12 hours after seeing their season-opening 16-game winning streak snapped, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans began a new winning streak on Saturday with a pair of wins to move to 18-1 overall on the season.
They say all good things must eventually come to an end and it finally did for the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans on Friday night as they went 1-1 on the opening day of the SCORE International Invitational in Chattanooga to see their season-opening winning streak snapped.
Maribeth Blaylock had 10 kills and six aces and Brooklyn Hudson added nine kills as the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans swept Darlington and Coahulla Creek during a tri-match in Varnell on Thursday.