Rachel Akers (Ringgold)
Heritage High School sports
Members of the LFO and Heritage High School track teams traveled to Gordon County on Thursday for a four-team meet at Gordon Central that also included Armuchee.
The Heritage Generals lost a second straight game to Pickens on Wednesday afternoon, but rebounded to take the second game of the doubleheader and salvage the final game of the three-game region series.
Gordon Lee hosted local rivals Dade County, LaFayette and Heritage on Tuesday in a four-team meet and it was the Generals and Lady Generals sweeping the team points.
Just three days after competing in the LaFayette Rambler Invitational, LaFayette, Heritage and Gordon Lee's boys' golf teams returned to the LaFayette Golf Course on Tuesday for a nine-hole match.
The Heritage High School track teams headed back to Dalton this past Saturday, this time for the Southeast Whitfield Invitational, and it was a very good day for the Lady Generals, who bested more than a dozen other teams to win the girls' title.
An impressive field, including several Division I signees, converged at the LaFayette Golf Course on Saturday for the 2020 LaFayette Rambler Invitational.
The Heritage Generals and Ridgeland Panthers finished up their Region 6-AAAA series opener at Jay Smith Field with a Friday night doubleheader. The two teams would split the games, giving Heritage the series, two games to one.
Down 7-4 going into the bottom of the sixth inning, the Heritage Generals used three singles, a walk and two costly Ridgeland errors to score four times and claim an 8-7 victory in the first game of the three-game series between the two Region 6-AAAA teams.
The starter's pistol was fired for the Heritage track teams on Tuesday afternoon as they enjoyed a solid meet against Sonoraville and the host Catamounts at Dalton High School.