Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School sports
In the preseason, LFO girls’ head basketball coach Dewayne Watkins mentioned senior post player Mackenzie Begley as a player that had the potential to play college basketball.
Freshmen generally do not make varsity basketball rosters and the ones that do find spots on teams usually watch more action than they participate in it.
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 LFO Warriors scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning and two more in the bottom of the third and Riley Mosier made the runs hold up in a 4-1 home victory over Adairsville on Thursday.
The LaFayette Ramblers moved to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in Region 6-AAAA after blanking Pickens, 5-0, in a region match played Thursday afternoon in south Walker County.
The Haralson County Rebels scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday night to deal the LFO Warriors a Region 6-AAA loss in Tallapoosa, 2-1.
The Dalton Catamounts scored five runs in the top of the third inning to erase an early deficit and went on to a 7-3 victory over LFO the first game of the Catoosa County Children's Fund Baseball Classic at LFO on Saturday.
The LaFayette Ramblers and Lady Ramblers posted victories in their season debuts on Friday. The Ramblers scored a 5-0 victory at LFO, while the Lady Ramblers won their match by a count of 4-1.
Cooper Kirk and Israel Galicia both found the net for the LFO boys on Friday night. However, the Warriors would drop a 4-2 match to visiting Gilmer at Tommy Cash Stadium.
The Ringgold Tigers moved to 2-0 on the season after posting a 7-4 home victory over LaFayette on Thursday night. The game did not count in the NGAC standings.