Calhoun boys soccer team
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers admittedly missed having goal scorer Karissa Tatum last year.
After three tough losses to open the season, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers finally got on the winning track Thursday night, shutting out Trion by a 4-0 count.
The Heritage Lady Generals took a 5-1 lead at intermission and went on to an 8-2 home victory over county rival LFO in a non-region match on Thursday.
The Heritage Generals got two goals from Jameson Wright in regulation, but needed a penalty kick shootout to finally beat Gilmer Tuesday night in the Region 6-AAAA opener.
The Model boys’ soccer team fought with Class 4A Ridgeland for 80 minutes in a defensive struggle Tuesday with the visiting Blue Devils making the winning move.
Northwest Whitfield boys 3, Calhoun 2
Down 5-1 at halftime on Tuesday night, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers put on a furious second-half rally, but couldn't overcome an enormous night by Model's Jennifer Espinoza in a high-scoring, but soggy 7-5 loss to the Lady Blue Devils in Rossville.
The last few years have seen Tim Sparks stressing fundamentals as the head coach of the Ridgeland Panthers’ soccer team.
The LaFayette Ramblers and Lady Ramblers made the long trip to Ellijay on Friday and both teams returned home smarting from 2-1 losses to Gilmer.
The Panthers got on track in a big way Friday night, beating visiting Christian Heritage, 9-1, for their first win of the season.