After a miracle comeback against Greater Atlanta Christian in the Sweet 16 three days earlier, the LaFayette Lady Ramblers just couldn't find any more magic when they needed it.
LaFayette High School sports
LaFayette head coach Chris Logan stood on the court following a post-match talk with his team. His eyes, like the eyes of most of his players, were puffy and red and he too was sporting a pair of tear-stained cheeks.
It was a huge day for three volleyball teams from the Catoosa-Walker County area as they all advanced to the Elite Eight in their respective classifications.
It had been nearly a decade since the last time Ringgold and LaFayette had faced each other in a regular season football game and for the fans in attendance at Jack King Stadium on Friday night, the 53rd all-time meeting between the Tigers and Ramblers was more than worth the wait.
The Catoosa and Walker County area will be well-represented at the upcoming Class AAA State Cross Country Championships as both LaFayette and Ringgold will send both of its teams to the event.
LaFayette head volleyball coach Chris Logan said he was expecting a tough battle against Sonoraville on Saturday and he turned out to be correct.
The first round of the Area 6-AAA volleyball tournament is in the books and the top-seeded LaFayette Lady Ramblers rolled into the winners' bracket semifinals with a 25-8, 25-9 victory over No. 9-seeded Coahulla Creek Thursday night in south Walker County. The Lady Colts knocked off No. 8 Ro…
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans will be taking even more momentum into the state tournament later this month after sweeping Dalton and LaFayette in a Tuesday night tri-match in south Walker County.
Tied 14-14 at halftime, the LaFayette Ramblers watched visiting Adairsville score 29 unanswered points in the second half and claim a 43-14 victory in a battle of two teams that had come into the match-up unbeaten in Region 6-AAA play.
Allison Craft placed third overall and the Heritage Lady Generals finished sixth in the team standings at the Fast Break Challenge at Heritage High School on Thursday.
The LaFayette junior varsity Lady Ramblers completed a 28-1 season by winning the Coahulla Creek JV Finale Tournament on Saturday, and did so without dropping a single set.