Up by just a single bucket at halftime on Thursday, the Ringgold Lady Tigers hit the accelerator in the second half and zoomed past Dade, 40-20, in a North Georgia Athletic Conference game in Trenton.
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The Ringgold Lady Tigers led 20-12 at halftime, fell behind 28-26 at the end of the third quarter, but held visiting Lakeview to just five points in the fourth to pull out a 35-33 victory in an important North Georgia Athletic Conference game on Tuesday night.
The Lakeview Lady Warriors tuned up for Tuesday's big NGAC showdown at Ringgold with a hard-fought 39-29 road win at Saddle Ridge Monday night in a game that was a make-up from a postponement on Dec. 10.
The Dade County Wolverines outscored Gordon Lee 13-6 in the fourth quarter to tie Thursday night's game at 37 apiece at the end of regulation, but the Trojans would end up with the 41-40 overtime victory in Trenton.
Oakwood Christian Academy Middle School welcomed OLPH to Chickamauga on Saturday and finished the afternoon with a split of two varsity games.
The Saddle Ridge Lady Mustangs wrapped up pre-holiday break action by finishing second at a tournament at Christian Heritage School in Dalton over the weekend.
As expected, North Georgia Athletic Conference Duals finalists, Ringgold and Trion, battled back and forth in the season-ending NGAC Traditional tournament Saturday at Ringgold Middle School.
The Lakeview Warriors and Lady Warriors will go into the holiday break fresh off a Thursday afternoon sweep of Gordon Lee in Fort Oglethorpe.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers got another balanced night on offense and improved to 9-0 overall with a 48-14 road victory at LaFayette on Tuesday.
The Trion Bulldogs overcame early 9-0 and 15-6 deficits to claim the North Georgia Athletic Conference Duals title with a 52-27 victory over Ringgold in the finals at Heritage Middle School on Saturday.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers stormed out to a 17-4 lead after one quarter on Thursday, but had to stave off a gritty Gordon Lee effort over the next three periods to pick up a 32-27 road win and remain undefeated on the season.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers jumped out to a 21-6 lead at intermission and rolled to a 41-21 victory at Chattanooga Valley on Thursday to remain undefeated on the season.
The Heritage Generals continued prepping for next Saturday's NGAC Duals by beating Gordon Lee, 52-15, in a dual match Tuesday night in Chickamauga.
For the second time this season, the Lakeview Lady Warriors picked up a basketball victory over Catoosa County rival Heritage as Tuesday night's 31-28 victory moved Lakeview to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the NGAC standings.