Catoosa County Sports

The Heritage Lady Generals outscored visiting Southeast Whitfield 24-5 in the third quarter and 37-12 in the second half as they rolled to their eighth consecutive victory on Friday night, 70-21.

Post-season honors for the 2020 high school football season continue to roll in and the Catoosa-Walker Dream Team Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year have more things to add to their resumes.

COVID-19 issues prevented the LaFayette Lady Ramblers and the Ringgold Lady Tigers from facing off in their first regularly scheduled region game back on Dec. 11. That game is scheduled to be made up in Ringgold on Feb. 6.

The brackets for this weekend's GHSA state preliminary duals have been released and teams from Catoosa and Walker Counties will have very tough paths to navigate if they are to qualify for the state finals on Jan. 30.

The Pickens Dragonettes came into Friday night's Region 7-AAAA showdown at Heritage as one of the hottest teams in this part of the state, having won 11 straight contests, including a blowout victory over Heritage in Jasper early last month.

A 25-7 second quarter helped send the Ringgold Lady Tigers to a 67-43 Region 6-AAA home win over Adairsville on Tuesday night. Ringgold also helped itself at the free throw line by making 12 of 13 attempts.

The Heritage Generals picked up two more dual victories on Saturday, defeating Model (42-34) and Darlington (60-16) in Rome.

The Region 6-AAA playoffs don't begin for another month, but fans were treated to a little taste of playoff intensity at Dan Priest Gymnasium on Friday night.

The No. 6-ranked Sonoraville Lady Phoenix stretched out a five-point, first-quarter advantage to 37-26 by halftime and pulled away even more in the second half to beat visiting Ringgold, 69-43, in a Region 6-AAA contest Friday night in Gordon County.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers got 15 points from Brooke Baldwin and 10 from Allie Massengale as they rang in the new year with a 45-38 home victory over Ocoee Middle School from Bradley County, Tenn. on Tuesday.

A scheduling change on the last day of the Mistletoe Madness Tournament at North Murray High School paired up the Ringgold Lady Tigers with Calhoun in a rematch of Monday's opener and this time it was the Blue-and-White finding a way to get the win early on Wednesday, 70-67.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers outscored Dalton in all four quarters on Tuesday and picked up a 51-34 victory over the Lady Catamounts on the second day of the North Murray tournament.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers overcame a four-point deficit at halftime and took a 43-42 lead going into the fourth quarter. However, they were outscored 19-10 over the final eight minutes and fell to former Region 6-AAA foe Calhoun, 61-53, in the opening round of a tournament at North Murray Hig…

After winning the North Georgia Athletic Conference Duals last week in LaFayette, the Trion Middle School Bulldogs completed the wrestling sweep by taking the team trophy in the traditional tournament, which was held Friday and Saturday at the Rossville Athletic Center.

The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans made it four wins in a five-day span and captured the 2020 NGAC JV tournament championship on Friday afternoon with a 26-14 victory over Ringgold at LaFayette Middle School.

The Ringgold Tigers went 2-0 in a home tri-match on Thursday, getting past Armuchee and Ridgeland, while the Panthers also scored a win over the Indians of Floyd County.

The LaFayette Ramblers wrestling team celebrated Senior Night on Thursday with a tri-match against local rivals Gordon Lee and LFO. LaFayette would come up with the victory over the Warriors, but they were unable to get past the Trojans, who also defeated LFO to sweep the night.

Down by double digits after the first quarter of play, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans rallied to pull within three points of Heritage twice in the fourth quarter on Thursday. However, the Lady Generals would score the final four points of the game to pick up a 40-33 victory on the first night o…

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