The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans played in the ultra-tough Rally High Tournament at the Lakepoint Complex in Cartersville on Saturday and qualified for the Gold Bracket before finishing the day with a 3-1 record.
Heritage High School sports
The Heritage High School cross country team trekked to Huntsville, Ala. on Saturday to compete in the Southern Showcase and it was a day to remember for several runners, especially senior Gavin Chandler.
A 47-yard touchdown run by Julian Sexton early in the third quarter brought Heritage into a 7-7 tie with Darlington on Friday night. However, the Tigers would score the final 21 points of the night to claim a 28-7 victory in Rome and hand the Generals their first loss of the season.
Down 1-0 after the top of the third inning, the Heritage Generals scored six unanswered runs and completed the three-game sweep of Northwest Whitfield with a 6-1 victory Thursday afternoon in Boynton.
The Heritage Generals picked up two important Region 7-AAAA victories at Northwest Whitfield on Tuesday night, moving them to 10-0 overall and 8-0 in region play.
Heritage ran its record to 15-4 overall and 4-1 in Region 7-AAAA play with a sweep of Southeast Whitfield and Ridgeland Tuesday night in Boynton.
The Heritage Lady Generals suffered their first Region 7-AAAA setback of the season with a 25-16, 28-26 home loss to Northwest Whitfield on Wednesday.
The Heritage High School cross country teams traveled to Cartersville on Saturday for the 15th annual Run at the Rock, hosted by Woodland High School, and it was a big day for senior Davis Justice.
It took three weeks longer than expected, but the Heritage Generals finally opened the 2021 football season on Friday night by jumping out to a 27-0 halftime lead before coasting to a 34-14 victory over The King's Academy.
The Heritage Lady Generals got pushed to the limit by Silverdale Baptist Academy on Thursday night, but were able to hold off the Lady Seahawks in a three-set thriller.