In a back-and-forth Region 6A-A contest, Darlington’s girls managed to slip ahead of host Christian Heritage and get a 60-56 win Saturday.
After a physically and emotionally-draining one-point victory over Christian Heritage on Friday night, it would have been very easy for the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans to have a letdown in Saturday's matinee against rival Trion.
The LaFayette High School JROTC Rifle Team tested their skills in a Sub Area North shoot this weekend at Cass High School and grabbed first place in the Sub Area North standings with a pair of victories.
The LaFayette Mat Ramblers had their final preparations for next weekend's Area 6-AAAA tournament at Gilmer by taking part in the Darlington Classic in Rome on Saturday.
The Ridgeland Panthers had wrestlers competing in 11 of 14 weight classes at the Murray County Invitational on Saturday, but still had a big day as they placed second overall.
Of all the assists recorded by the Ridgeland Panthers on Friday night, perhaps the biggest came from Lady Panthers' head coach Ryan Pipes, who made a pregame suggestion that ended up being the call of the night.
Sarah Meadows, the fourth-leading scorer in the state according to stats complied by MaxPreps at 25.8 points per game, added to that average on Friday night.
The Oakwood Christian Lady Eagles endured a cold night from the floor and dropped a 55-19 road decision to Fairview Christian Academy in Athens, Tenn. on Friday.
Gordon Lee freshman Gracie O'Neal led the Lady Trojans with 12 points Friday, none more important than the final two.
For three quarters, the Pepperell Lady Dragons kept up with Model in their own gym. But for that one other quarter, the Lady Devils displayed why they have yet to lose a Region 7-AA game this season.