Trailing 6-4 with the bases loaded in the top of the sixth inning on Monday night and Ridgeland senior shortshop Haley Sandridge striding to the plate, the Heritage Generals had nowhere to put the All-State performer.
Ridgeland High School sports
After a 1-5 start to their season, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers have fought their way back to climb back above .500 for the first time all season.
The Ridgeland Panthers jumped out to a quick 21-0 lead and never looked back as they coasted to a 38-7 Homecoming win over the Chattooga Indians Friday night at Painter and Bowers Field.
Gordon Lee prepped for Saturday's Volley at the Creek Tournament at Coahulla Creek High School by sweeping Ridgeland, 25-18 and 25-14, Thursday night in Rossville.
The No. 5-ranked Ridgeland Lady Panthers shook off Wednesday night's loss at No. 3 Northwest Whitfield and picked up a 10-2, run-rule victory over visiting Gilmer on Thursday.
The No. 5-ranked Ridgeland Lady Panthers led 3-2 after four complete innings at No. 3 Northwest Whitfield on Wednesday, but the Lady Bruins would push home the tying run in the fifth and tack on the go-ahead runs in the sixth to claim a 5-3 win in a Region 6-AAAA showdown.
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers have fought their way back to the .500 mark on the season after sweeping LFO and Lookout Valley in a pair of Thursday night home matches.
The Ridgeland Panthers got three touchdowns from senior running back Jalyn Shelton as they rolled up a 35-point advantage after three quarters and cruised to a 35-7 win over visiting Pepperell Friday night at Bowers and Painter Field.
Having watched her team's 5-1 lead evaporate to 5-4 going into the top of the sixth inning on Thursday night, new LaFayette head coach Meagan Base called a team huddle and basically had just three words for her players: "hit the ball".
The Battle of Walker County took place on the court at LaFayette High School Thursday evening and it was the home team that won the three-way dance.