It was a slow and steady climb for the LaFayette Lady Ramblers before they finally broke through and won a region championship in 2019.
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After narrow back-to-back road losses to Adairsville and Ringgold in the past two weeks, the LaFayette Ramblers came into Friday night's home game against Coahulla Creek, knowing they needed a victory to keep their playoff hopes alive.
The first matches of the 2021 Region 6-AAA volleyball tournament were played on Thursday night and the top four seeds all advanced in the winners' bracket.
The two top-ranked defenses in all of Region 6-AAA squared off at Don Patterson Field on Friday night and it turned into nothing short of a heavyweight slugfest.
LaFayette sophomore Tucker Henderson had his lowest finish of the 2021 cross country season on Thursday night...and still placed third overall.
The Heritage Lady Generals and the LaFayette Lady Ramblers battled in an exciting three-set match Tuesday night in Tunnel Hill and it was the Orange-and-Black winning the contest, 25-21, 20-25 and 15-10.
Due to the forecast, the start of LaFayette High School's Region 6-AAA championship softball series at Sonoraville has been moved until Wednesday. Game 3, if needed, would be played on Thursday back at Sonoraville.
Even after victories over Rockmart and Adairsville in the past two days, the LaFayette Lady Ramblers still needed find a way to win at Coahulla Creek on Friday to secure an automatic berth in the state tournament.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers picked up two more non-region wins at home on Thursday, defeating Unity Christian School of Rome (25-7, 25-15) and Pepperell (25-13, 25-17).
Facing a must-win game to keep their hopes for a top-two region seed alive, the LaFayette Lady Ramblers picked up a huge 9-1 home victory over Rockmart on Tuesday night. The victory came just 24 hours after a 2-1 loss to Rockmart in Polk County.