Heritage High School sports

The Heritage Generals and Lady Generals will head to Carrollton High School next weekend for the Class AAAA state cross country meet after finishing in the top four of the Region 7-AAAA meet at Roper Park in Jasper on Tuesday.

The softball coaches from Region 7-AAAA announced their All-Region teams on Monday afternoon and players from top-ranked and region champion Heritage took the two individual player awards.

Already with two Elite Eight appearances in the last five seasons, the Heritage Lady Generals showed the confidence and skill of a team looking for an even deeper playoff run this time around as they romped to a three-set sweep of Chestatee, the No. 3 seed from Area 8, in a second-round Clas…

As if going up against the state's leading rusher wasn't enough of a challenge, the Heritage Generals also had to deal with injuries to two key starters on Friday night and fell behind by two touchdowns in the first quarter.

The Heritage cross country teams prepped for next week's Region 7-AAAA Championships by competing against 30 other schools in the Front Runner Invitational at Woodland Park Baptist Church in Chattanooga on Thursday.

With their backs firmly against the wall following a rare Game 1 loss, the Heritage Generals rallied Thursday night to even up their best-of-three series with Jefferson and force a winner-take-all Game 3 on Friday.

Bolstered by a huge night on both sides of the ball by senior Jeremiah Turner, the Ridgeland Panthers snapped a season-opening five-game losing streak with a 21-14 victory over Heritage at Bowers and Painter Field on Friday night.

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