The LaFayette Ramblers led by 10 points at halftime and passed a big road test at Northwest Whitfield on Tuesday with a 60-52 victory over the Bruins to move to 19-1 overall and 7-1 in Region 6-AAAA play.
LaFayette High School sports
The LaFayette boys made the trip to Cartersville on Saturday afternoon and returned home after an easy 69-39 dismantling of Excel Christian in a non-region game.
For just the second time in program history, and for the second time in the last three seasons, the Ridgeland Panthers will head to Macon for the Class 4A State Duals.
QB Nick Hanson (Heritage) The sophomore threw for 2,002 yards and 19 touchdowns in a breakout season, while adding three more scores on the ground as the Generals advanced to the playoffs.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers improved to 13-3 overall and remained perfect in Region 6-AAA (9-0) with a 65-46 home victory over Sonoraville on Tuesday.
DL Jermiah Turner (Ridgeland) The sophomore stepped up his game and made 54 tackles with six tackles for loss, including one sack. He also recovered three fumbles for the Panthers.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers fell to 8-6 overall on the season after the offense struggled in a 41-29 loss to Southside, Ala. in the opening round of the Adairsville Tiger Christmas Clash on Thursday.
The LaFayette Ramblers and Lady Ramblers both brought home trophies from the Cherokee County (Ala.) Invitational Tournament on Friday.
The LaFayette Ramblers advanced to the finals of the Cherokee County (Ala.) Invitational on Thursday after a hard-fought 54-47 victory over a solid Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) squad.