Several area cheerleading squads were in action on Saturday as Ringgold High School and LaFayette High School both hosted local competitions.
Ridgeland High School sports
For the Heritage Generals, the plan was simple enough. Grind out yards, chew up the clock and keep the high-powered Ridgeland offense off the field.
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers got back to the .500 mark overall with a pair of home victories on Thursday. Ridgeland (15-15) defeated Dade County, 25-14 and 25-19, before completing the sweep with a 25-21, 25-22 victory over rival LFO.
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers had a Senior Night party scheduled post-game on Thursday, so they made quick work of the visiting Southeast Whitfield Lady Raiders so they could get to the celebration.
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.
Ridgeland earned a split in an Area 6-AAAA tri-match at Gilmer on Tuesday. The Lady Panthers scored a 19-25, 25-19, 25-14 victory over the Lady Bobcats, but fell to Southeast Whitfield by scores of 25-13 and 25-16.
After making its first appearance on stage at the GHSA state championships last year, the Ridgeland competition cheerleading squad is eager to get back to Columbus.
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers opened play at a tournament at North Cobb on Friday night with a narrow 1-0 loss to Hiram. Megan Smith plated the only run of the game for the Lady Hornets with a solo home run in the top of the second inning.
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers made the short drive to Ringgold on Thursday and came back home with a hard-fought sweep of the Lady Tigers and visiting Chattanooga Central.
A squeeze bunt in the bottom of the 10th inning proved to be the winning move for the Ridgeland Lady Panthers on Thursday as they outlasted Region 6-AAAA leader Heritage, 4-3, in a thriller in Rossville.
Area 6-AAAA play finally got started on Tuesday night with an important tri-match in Tunnel Hill and it was the homestanding Northwest Whitfield Lady Bruins who flexed their muscles the most as they took down both Ridgeland (26-24, 25-6) and Heritage (25-8, 25-16) to get an early leg up in t…
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers made the drive to the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains on Saturday to take part in the Rocky Top Classic Tournament in Sevierville, Tenn.