What is believed to be the first time in the history of the event, the LaFayette Ramblers, the Ridgeland Panthers and the Gordon Lee Trojans all went 1-1 in a very competitive Walker County Cup tri-match at LaFayette High School on Thursday night.
LaFayette High School sports
The LaFayette Ramblers wrapped up the No. 1 seed for the upcoming Region 6-AAAA tournament early next month with a 66-42 win at Southeast Whitfield on Tuesday night.
The LaFayette Ramblers continued their winning ways on Friday night as they smothered the Pickens Dragons, 61-33, in a Region 6-AAAA contest in Jasper.
The LaFayette Ramblers moved to 16-2 overall and stayed unbeaten (8-0) in Region 6-AAAA play on Tuesday night as they picked up a 78-66 victory at Northwest Whitfield, completing the season sweep of the Bruins.
The Heritage Generals fell short of qualifying for the Class 4A State Duals, but gutted out a third-place finish in the Area 6-AAAA tournament at Gilmer High School on Saturday.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers put three players in double figures and picked up a 63-55 non-region victory over Chattooga in Summerville on Saturday afternoon.
Most of the local wrestlers from the Catoosa and Walker County area tested themselves at the Murray County Invitational in Chatsworth on Saturday and it was a big day for Gordon Lee's Penn Askew and LaFayette's Matthew Wallin.
For nearly three quarters on Friday night, it appeared that the LaFayette Ramblers were not only in danger of losing a second straight ball game, but in danger of dropping their first Region 6-AAAA contest of the season.
The LaFayette Ramblers put four players in double-figures and punched their ticket to the finals of the Adairsville Christmas Clash with a 57-45 victory over the host Tigers on Saturday night.
The LaFayette boys made it 12 consecutive victories to start the season with an 88-62 win over Madison County of Alabama Saturday night at the Adairsville Christmas Clash at Adairsville High School.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers shook off a Region 6-AAAA road loss at Gilmer on Friday night with a 64-46 home victory over Trion in a non-region contest on Saturday afternoon.