Gavin Chandler placed third overall in the Region 7-AAAA cross country championships on Tuesday to help the Heritage Generals qualify for the Class AAAA state championships in Carrollton on Nov. 5.
Ridgeland High School sports
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers made their first appearance in the second round of the Class AAAA state volleyball playoffs since 2016 on Saturday and showed plenty of fight and heart against the Lady Sharks of Islands High School.
The Gordon Lee High School cross country teams swept the 6th Annual Walker County Cross County Championships at LaFayette High School on Thursday afternoon.
Ridgeland High School announced that Kip Klein will be stepping down from his position as head football coach of the Panthers at the end of the current season.
For the first time since they advanced to the Elite Eight in 2016, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers are through to the second round of the Class AAAA state volleyball playoffs.
The reigning Region 7-AAAA champion Cedartown Bulldogs looked every bit of it on Friday night as they shut down the visiting Ridgeland Panthers in a 50-6 win on Homecoming.
Two of the first four matches in the Region 7-AAAA volleyball tournament were played at Heritage High School on Thursday night with the host Lady Generals advancing in winners' bracket.
The Ridgeland Panthers led 8-7 in the first quarter, but were shut out the rest of the way and dropped a 45-8 decision to Pickens in a Region 7-AAAA contest on Friday night at Bowers and Painter Field.
Needing one final win to secure the No. 3 seed in the upcoming Region 7-AAAA volleyball tournament, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers went on the road and pulled out a three-set victory at Cedartown on Thursday night.
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers and Heritage Generals concluded the regular season on Thursday night with Game 3 of their Region 7-AAAA series, and it was visiting Ridgeland nearly spoiling Senior Night in Boynton.
The Heritage Generals got big nights from seniors Madeline Stone and Riley Kokinda as they swept a doubleheader Tuesday night at Ridgeland to begin the final three-game Region 7-AAAA series of the year.
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.