The LaFayette Ramblers, a team expected to have another outstanding season, got off to a good start with a 78-43 home victory over the Bowdon Red Devils Tuesday night at Dan Priest Gymnasium.
LaFayette High School sports
In an undisputed contest, the LaFayette AJROTC rifle team piled up 1,460 points in a win over La Cueva MCJROTC from Albuquerque, N.M. last week.
The LaFayette Ramblers had one individual champion and collected enough points to earn the team runner-up trophy at the 2017 Tri-State Invitational Saturday at Ringgold High School.
The LFO Warriors won six of 10 head-to-head matchups against the LaFayette Ramblers on Tuesday, but were forced to give up four forfeits and ended up dropping a 48-35 decision to the Ramblers in match in south Walker County.
One of the most gifted and fierce competitors to ever come through the LaFayette High School golf program will head south next fall to begin his college career as a Valdosta State Blazer.
In an undisputed contest, Ridgeland's AFJROTC rifle team shot their highest score of the season with 1,381 points to defeat Grainger AJROTC of Rutledge, Tenn.
Competition cheerleading squads from the Catoosa-Walker County area will head to Columbus next weekend to compete for state championships.
The LaFayette Ramblers trailed 13-0 at Pickens after one quarter on Friday night, but saw the high-octane Dragon explode for 35 second-quarter points en route to a 62-7 victory.
The Heritage High School cross country teams both qualified for the Class AAAA State Championships early next month with top four finishes at the Region 6-AAAA Championships on Tuesday.
The Heritage Generals scored 21 points in each of the first two quarters and bounced back from last week's loss to Ridgeland with a 49-13 victory at LaFayette on Friday.
Thursday was another solid day for cross country runners in Catoosa and Walker Counties as they turned in some impressive times during the Front Runner Championships at the Baylor School in Chattanooga.
The LaFayette High School AJROTC defeated Selma MCJROTC of California, 1,478-1,443 in last week’s Orion National Air Rifle League match. It was the second straight win for LaFayette, who is now 2-1 in the Precision Champions Division.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers, who set a new program single-season record with 40 victories this season, unfortunately suffered their 13th and final loss fo 2017 on Thursday with a four-set loss at No. 5-ranked North Oconee.