The LaFayette Ramblers got solid defense from some of its bench players in the first half and the offense got on track later as they posted a 70-51 victory over visiting Murray County on Tuesday night.
LaFayette High School sports
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers nearly saw an 18-point, fourth-quarter lead evaporate completely, but the Orange-and-Black were able to hold on for a 58-54 Region 6-AAA victory at Murray County on Saturday.
The Region 6-AAA playoffs don't begin for another month, but fans were treated to a little taste of playoff intensity at Dan Priest Gymnasium on Friday night.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers stayed within striking distance of No. 3-ranked Coahulla Creek in the first half on Tuesday, but found the lid on the hoop sealed fairly tight in the final two quarters as the host Lady Colts (12-1, 6-1) pulled away for a 63-42 victory.
Gordon Lee High School celebrated its senior wrestlers on Tuesday night, but the Trojans could only manage a split of a tri-match that also featured Chattooga and Southeast Whitfield.
The LaFayette Mat Ramblers had only eight wrestlers available for the Eagles Landing Duals on Saturday, but still managed a respectable 2-3 record.
Aidan Hadaway has already had his share of big-time moments in just over a season-and-a-half with the LaFayette varsity basketball team, but late Saturday afternoon, the junior put on a performance neither he nor anyone else sitting in Dan Priest Gymnasium will soon forget.
After rallying from a one-point first-quarter deficit to take a 33-30 lead at intermission, the LaFayette Lady Ramblers were outscored 22-10 in the third quarter and dropped a 70-57 decision to visiting Rockmart in a make-up game Tuesday night in south Walker County.
The LaFayette Ramblers have two wrestlers in the championship semifinals after the first day of the Gorilla Warfare VII Tournament at Berkmar High School.
The LaFayette Ramblers wrestling team celebrated Senior Night on Thursday with a tri-match against local rivals Gordon Lee and LFO. LaFayette would come up with the victory over the Warriors, but they were unable to get past the Trojans, who also defeated LFO to sweep the night.
Foul trouble, aggressive defense from Ringgold, and perhaps a little fatigue from playing back-to-back road games this early in the season, all seemed like it was conspiring against the LaFayette Ramblers in the first half of Friday's Region 6-AAA game inside David Moss Gymnasium.