The LaFayette Lady Ramblers began what they hope will be a run of late-season tournament championships on Saturday as they went 6-0 in winning the Raider Rally at Southeast Whitfield High School.
LaFayette High School sports
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers pounded out 13 hits and took advantage of three Calhoun errors to beat the Lady Jackets, 6-4, Friday night at the LFO Invitational at the Jack Mattox Complex in Ringgold.
Gordon Lee's Gracie O'Neal recorded another dominant win on Tuesday as she took the girls' individual title in the second North Georgia Cross Country League meet of the year at Edwards Park in Dalton.
Tied 2-2 after one inning, the LaFayette Lady Ramblers would score nine unanswered runs over the final three innings to claim an 11-2 victory at Ridgeland on Tuesday.
An exciting night of volleyball took place Tuesday in LaFayette where the host Lady Ramblers entertained Ridgeland and Northwest Whitfield in Region 6-AAAA matches.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers could only manage a split of a home tri-match on Thursday. The Lady Ramblers lost a tough three-set match against two-time defending and (Class 1A/2A Public School) No. 1-ranked Coosa, 25-20, 26-28 and 15-6, but rebounded to handle LFO, 25-13 and 25-14.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers, ranked No. 9 in the latest Class 4A state poll by ScoreAtlanta, got a one-hit shutout from Nicky Yancy in an 8-0 home win over Gilmer on Thursday.
The LaFayette High School competition squad will be hitting the mats for the first time this season at Pepperell on Saturday and longtime head coach Nicole Harris believes her team is already ahead of the game.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers cruised to another pair of victories on the road Tuesday night. They defeated Lakeview Academy, 25-12 and 25-15, before a 25-15, 25-10 victory over Gilmer during a tri-match in Ellijay. The Gilmer match counted in the Region 6-AAAA standings.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers broke open what had been a close game with seven runs in the top of the third inning before posting a 12-1, five-inning region victory at Pickens on Tuesday.
Olivia Raymer hit a solo homerun to lead off the bottom of the seventh inning and the North Murray Lady Mountaineers stunned visiting LaFayette, 4-3, in a non-region game in Chatsworth on Monday.
The LaFayette High School cross country team has been right on the cusp of breaking through the top four in the Region 6-AAAA standings and earning that long-awaited state berth.