The Ringgold baseball team, led by head Coach Brent Tucker, defeated visiting Jackson County, 11-1 and 5-2, on Friday to advance to the second round of the state playoffs.
The first game was highlighted by a grand slam hit by Chase Burke in the first inning, and a three-run double by Brandon Dycus in the second inning.
Austin Parrish allowed four hits and one run in five innings to get the win.
Burke also highlighted the second game with a solo homer in the seventh inning.
Logan Baldwin went the distance for the Tigers.
In other Catoosa County action, Heritage fell to Redan, 8-4 an 13-2 in the state playoffs.