Ridgeland High School sports

For the past four years, Vanessa Hart continued to work on her game and this past season, the Ridgeland senior was rewarded with her best individual season as a Lady Panther.

The Ridgeland Panthers enjoyed an 8-1 lead going into the top of the seventh on Thursday night, but nearly saw it all slip away before finally finishing off an 8-7 victory over the Southeast Whitfield Raiders in Game 2 of their Region 6-AAAA series.

After Tuesday's originally scheduled game was postponed, the Ridgeland Panthers and Southeast Whitfield Raiders got their three-game Region 6-AAAA series started on Wednesday and it was the Panthers picking up an 8-5 victory in Dalton.

The Ridgeland Lady Panthers got back in the win column on Tuesday night with a 2-0 victory over Dade County in a match that was moved to the turf at Ridgeland due to unplayable field conditions in Trenton.

The Heritage Generals and Ridgeland Panthers finished up their Region 6-AAAA series opener at Jay Smith Field with a Friday night doubleheader. The two teams would split the games, giving Heritage the series, two games to one.

The LaFayette Ramblers improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in Region 6-AAAA play with a 5-0 home victory over Ridgeland on Friday.

Down 7-4 going into the bottom of the sixth inning, the Heritage Generals used three singles, a walk and two costly Ridgeland errors to score four times and claim an 8-7 victory in the first game of the three-game series between the two Region 6-AAAA teams.

The Heritage Lady Generals picked up their first Region 6-AAAA victory of the season with a 3-0 decision at Ridgeland on Tuesday night.

The Heritage boys' and girls' tennis teams begin the year and the Region 6-AAAA slate with 1-0 records after sweeping matches at Ridgeland on Thursday.

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