LaFayette High School sports

The LaFayette Ramblers fell behind 3-0 going in the bottom of the fifth, but were unable to complete the comeback as they dropped a 3-2 home decision to Coosa on Monday night.

The LaFayette Ramblers and the LFO Warriors put on a nice back-and-forth battle on Friday, but it was the homestanding Warriors who were able to push home a run in the bottom of the eighth for a 6-5 victory in their season-opener.

Friday was another rough day for grapplers from Catoosa and Walker Counties at the GHSA state championships in Macon as only three athletes from the combined two-county area will have a chance to medal on Saturday.

The first day of the GHSA state wrestling tournament in Macon was a tough one for athletes from Catoosa and Walker Counties as only two of the 20 wrestlers that made the trip advanced to the championship semifinals.

After one postponement and one change in venue, the LaFayette Ramblers finally began the 2020 baseball season on Wednesday night, but suffered a 5-2 loss at the hands of Coosa in a game played at the LakePoint Complex in Emerson.

A long day of wrestling at state sectional tournaments all over the state saw several local grapplers qualify for next week's state championship in Macon, while other wrestlers from Catoosa and Walker Counties still have work to do on Saturday in order to make wrestling in Macon a reality.

It was a hard-fought, intense and, at times, a fairly physical battle. But in the end, the top-seeded LaFayette Ramblers would stave off a gritty performance by Heritage to pick up a 58-53 win in the semifinals of the Region 6-AAAA tournament at Southeast Whitfield High School on Friday night.

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