The Ridgeland Panthers scored three times in the bottom of the first and third innings and added two runs in both the fourth and sixth as they beat visiting Southeast Whitfield, 10-3, in a Region 6-AAAA contest on Thursday.
Ridgeland High School sports
The Ridgeland Panthers got a penalty kick goal from Rubin Livarchuk midway through the second half and made it stand as they scored an important 1-0 victory over visiting Heritage on Thursday night.
The Heritage Lady Generals won eight events to claim victory in a three-team home meet on Tuesday, while the Generals took first in nine events to pick up the win on the boys’ side.
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers scored twice in the first five minutes of their match on Tuesday, but could not make the 2-0 lead hold up as they lost a 7-3 decision at home to Gilmer.
After three tough losses to No. 4-ranked Heritage to begin the region portion of its schedule, the Ridgeland Panthers took out some frustration on visiting Gilmer Tuesday night.
Ridgeland officially opened its doors in the fall of 1989 and in the nearly three decades that have followed, many athletes, coaches and contributors have left their marks on the school.
The Gordon Lee duo of Colby Chapman and Will Smith hauled in five bass totaling 15.69 pounds and picked up the win on Lake Nickajack in the first Northwest Georgia High School Anglers Association fishing tournament of the season back on Feb.24 in Jasper, Tennessee.
The (Class 4A) fourth-ranked Heritage Generals spotted visiting Ridgeland two runs in the top of the first inning on Thursday before storming back to claim a 9-2 victory and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-three Region 6-AAAA series.