The coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak and resulting shutdown of public schools in the state of Georgia have taken their toll on athletics at the middle and high school levels.
Walker Co. Middle School sports
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs got four goals from Andrew Martin in a 10-0 victory over Chattanooga Valley in an NGAC match in Rock Spring on Monday.
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.
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs began the 2020 season in style Thursday afternoon with a 10-1 home victory over Summerville in a non-conference match.
The Oakwood Christian Middle School girls capped a 12-2 season by winning the ISC championship on Monday night, defeating St. Jude, 36-21, in Chattanooga.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers have not lost a game to a North Georgia Athletic Conference opponent all season long and they will have on chance on Saturday to finish what they started.
Three of the top four seeds in the North Georgia Athletic Conference girls' basketball tournament will play on Friday night, while one lower-seeded team is set to crash the party.
The semifinals of the North Georgia Athletic Conference boys' basketball tournament are now set and both games will feature battles between Catoosa and Walker County teams.
Following the trend from the boys' tournament games on Monday night, the top two seeds in the girls' North Georgia Athletic Conference basketball tournament also held serve Tuesday night at LaFayette Middle School.
The top two seeds in the North Georgia Athletic Conference boys' basketball tournament advanced on Monday night, but did so in vastly different ways.