They had their chances.The LaGrange Lady Grangers had someone reach third base in every inning of Tuesday's Region 1-AAAAA game against Harris County.
He saw the ball on the ground, and he could have fallen on it, just to make sure possession would go to his team.
Can they make it three in a row?The Troup Tigers will try to make that a reality when they host the Harris County Tigers on Friday.
The Callaway Lady Cavaliers began a challenging week with a game against a strong Heard County team on Monday.It was a tough day for the Lady Cavaliers, who were beaten 8-0 in five innings.
With a couple of weather delays thrown in, it took the Lafayette Christian School Cougars more than four hours to finish Friday's game.It was time well-spent, though.
They were down, but the Callaway Lady Cavaliers still had plenty of fight left in them.After spotting LaGrange a 4-1 lead on Saturday, Callaway's softball team charged back to tie it with two runs in the seventh inning.
They were agonizingly close to enjoying a perfect day.Instead, the LaGrange Lady Grangers lost two one-run games against Callaway and Troup on Saturday on breast cancer awareness day.
A day that started out with a difficult loss ended with the Troup Lady Tigers celebrating a big win.In Saturday's first game, Troup lost to Callaway 6-1.
BIRMINGHAM - The LaGrange College Panthers kicked off a new season with a flourish.
A lock-down pitching performance from Jessica Perkins and some clutch hitting was enough to lift the Callaway Lady Cavaliers to a big region win on Thursday.
Everything has been going right for the Troup Lady Tigers of late.Coming into Thursday's region showdown against Carrollton, Troup had won six consecutive games.
It's a first-place showdown.The Troup and Carrollton softball teams have each won their first three Region 5-AAAA games, and something will have to give today when those teams face off.
They've turned the page.The Troup Tigers opened the season in style with a 36-14 victory over LaGrange in a game where they were up 36-0 at the half.
Will this be the week?The LaGrange Grangers sure hope it is.The Grangers have played two games, and they've lost them both.One of those losses came in heart-breaking fashion to the Callaway Cavaliers.
The day was a washout.The Callaway High softball team was set to host one of the state's top teams on Wednesday, but the game against Heard County was postponed because of rain and lightning.
The Callaway High volleyball team, as well as its new coach, was able to enjoy a breakthrough win on Tuesday.Heading into Tuesday's home tri-match, the Lady Cavaliers had yet to taste victory this season.
Losing a football game hasn't been a common occurrence for the Callaway Cavaliers of late.
On a night of impressive plays, it may have been the best of the bunch.The Troup Tigers were already holding a 20-0 lead when they found themselves with the ball on the LaGrange 26-yard line late in the first half.
It started with a turnover.
It wasn't a bad start for the LaGrange Grangers.Although they didn't score on their opening possession, they picked up a few first downs and showed some nice balance.
The Callaway Cavaliers haven't lost consecutive games since the first two games of the 2011 season.The Cavaliers are hoping that doesn't change this week.
The Lafayette Christian School Cougars met their match.
The rematch went Praise Academy's way.A year ago, in the first round of the state playoffs, Lafayette Christian School edge Praise Academy in a 39-38 thriller.
It's game week for the LaGrange College football team, and the Panthers will make their season debut against a familiar opponent.