Trailing 7-1, Team Georgia combined for four runs in the seventh and eighth innings, but eventually came up two runs short as Team Tennessee scored a 7-5 victory in the 19th Stump Martin Memorial Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Baseball Classic at Ridgeland High School on Tuesday night.
Heritage High School sports
The Heritage High School football team closed out their 2021 spring practice with a four-quarter scrimmage at Class AAAAAA Dalton Friday night at historic Harmon field.
The Heritage Generals, who finished Monday's round at 310, could only manage a 318 on Tuesday in the final round of the Class AAAA boys' state championship at the University of Georgia course in Athens.
The last LaFayette High School golfer to win an individual state title was P.J. Shields, who tied for the championship back in 2009 when the state finals only consisted of 18 holes.
Ringgold senior hurdler Gabe Elmore, the only athlete from either Catoosa or Walker County participating in the boys or girls' Class AAA meets, will have a chance to claim GHSA gold on Saturday after turning in the top qualifying time in the 110 hurdles final on Friday.
As expected, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans - winners of the Class A Public School state track title the last time the event was held in 2019 - got out to a very strong start on the first day of the 2021 GHSA state championships in Albany on Thursday.
The second-ever trip to the state semifinals for the Heritage Lady Generals did not go the way the Navy-and-Red were hoping as top-ranked North Oconee continued its unbeaten season with a 9-0 victory in the Class AAAA Final Four Monday night in Bogart.
The 2021 season officially came to an end for the Heritage baseball team on Monday as the 10th-ranked Generals ran into a buzzsaw in Savannah as second-ranked Benedictine swept the Class AAAA best-of-three state quarterfinal series, 11-2 and 20-1.
One of the most highly decorated athletes at Heritage High School, senior Allison Craft will be taking her talents and drive to Truett-McConnell University this fall to run cross country for the Bears.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans will head to Albany next weekend with a chance to defend their Class A Public School state track championship after qualifying athletes in 13 different events at a state sectional meet at Banks County High School on Saturday.
Regions 6-AAA and 7-AAAA released their All-Region soccer award winners last week and teams from Catoosa and Walker Counties were well-represented.
Northwest Whitfield's girls punched their ticket to their first-ever soccer final four with a 4-0 victory over Thomas County Central on Tuesday.