It was a very successful Saturday for the LaFayette Lady Ramblers who picked up two victories at the LFO Invitational at the Jack Mattox Complex in Ringgold.
LaFayette High School sports
Two weeks after seeing a 26-0 halftime lead evaporate in a loss to Christian Heritage, LaFayette fans were on pins and needles at Jack King Stadium on Friday night after visiting Southeast Whitfield erased a 14-0 halftime deficit to tie the game at 21 apiece by the end of the third quarter.
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.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers gave up a two-run home run to Lily Snyder in the bottom of the fifth inning and eventually dropped a 3-2 non-region decision at Coahulla Creek on Thursday.
It was a homecoming of sorts for the LaFayette Lady Ramblers on Wednesday as they finally were able to make up their twice-postponed region home game with Pickens.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers kept pace for the top seed in the Region 6-AAAA standings on Tuesday with a 10-0 victory over Walker County rival Ridgeland in a game that ended in five innings due to the run rule.
Ashton Stalling and Madison Pettigrew combined on a four-hitter and the LaFayette Lady Rambler used an eight-run sixth inning to blow past Gilmer, 14-3, in a Region 6-AAAA victory in Ellijay on Thursday.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers went 5-0 without dropping a single set on Saturday to earn the championship in the Volley at the Creek Tournament at Coahulla Creek High School.
The second North Georgia Cross Country League meet of the season was held at Dalton’s Edwards Park on Thursday with the Dalton boys and girls both taking home team honors.