Ridgeland High School sports

The Ringgold Lady Tigers got three hits and two RBIs from Taylor Layne and three RBIs from Caroline Hemphill in a 12-6 victory over Ridgeland Friday night at the LFO Invitational at the Jack Mattox Complex.

Tied 7-7 going into the top of the fifth inning, Makayla Cope belted a two-run homer to give the Ridgeland Lady Panthers the lead for good in a 12-8 win at Southeast Whitfield on Thursday.

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.

A year ago, the underdog Ridgeland Panthers made to drive to Tyrone and stunned heavily-favored Sandy Creek, 23-21, and Ridgeland and its fans went into Friday night's rematch at Panther Stadium hoping that history might repeat itself.

The visiting Gilmer Lady Bobcats made things very interesting in the top of the seventh inning, but the Ridgeland Lady Panthers were able to stave off the late rally and earn their second region win of the season Tuesday night in Rossville, 10-8.

The Ridgeland Lady Panthers and the Heritage Lady Generals began the Region 6-AAAA portion of their schedules on Tuesday and it was the visiting Lady Panthers scoring an impressive 25-16, 25-11 victory in Boynton.

Fresh off a win over LaFayette on Tuesday, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans avoided a letdown on Thursday as they took down county rival Ridgeland, 25-21 and 25-21, in a match in Chickamauga.

The Northwest Whitfield Lady Bruins scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and seven in the second to pick up an 11-1 victory over Ridgeland Thursday night in Tunnel Hill.

Batting in the bottom of the fourth inning and tied 1-1 with Southeast Whitfield, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers surged in front with three runs in the inning before adding five more in the bottom of the fifth to run-rule the Lady Raiders, 9-1, in a Region 6-AAAA game in Rossville.

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