What a difference a week makes.Last Thursday, the LaGrange Grangers were headed home from Columbus after losing a 5-4 heart-breaker to Northside in a game where they twice led by two runs.
LaGrange High's soccer teams hit the field one more time before taking some time off for spring break.Facing Douglas County on Thursday at Callaway Stadium, both LaGrange teams fell a bit short.
CARROLLTON – The Troup Tigers put together a big-time seventh-inning rally to pull off a road win over the defending state champions on Thursday.
Coming off Tuesday's disappointing loss to Central-Carroll, the Callaway Cavaliers bounced back in a big way with a 13-3 road win over Rockmart on Tuesday.
They made it interesting, but an eight-run deficit was too much for the LaGrange College Panthers to overcome.
After a disheartening road loss to the Northside Patriots, the LaGrange Grangers were saddled with a 1-3 record in region play, and they were fighting to stay out of last place.
HAMILTON - The LaGrange Grangers weren't going to lose another tough region game on the road.
Bo Halcomb had himself quite a day.
They were three outs away.As the seventh inning of Tuesday's game began, the Callaway Cavaliers had a 3-2 lead over the rival Central-Carroll Lions.
COLUMBUS - It couldn't have started much worse.
They had no trouble finding the net.The Callaway Lady Cavaliers rolled to a 10-0 road win over Pepperell on Tuesday in a Region 5-AAA soccer match.
It's nice to have an ace, and the Callaway Cavaliers, LaGrange Grangers and Troup Tigers each have one.
The Troup Tigers missed the state playoffs a year ago mainly because they had a hard time winning close games.Two of the most excruciating losses came at the hands of the Carrollton Trojans.
It's been a smooth transition for Karsin Spinks.Spinks was a four-year starter at LaGrange High and an all-state softball player, and now that she's in college, she's continuing to get it done.
Tavin Thompson has been wearing out opposing pitchers.Thompson, a Callaway High graduate, is a third baseman for the Darton College baseball team, and he is having a phenomenal season.
It's been quite a run for Dusty Hubbard.Hubbard is in his 10th season as Callaway High's head baseball coach, and the program has enjoyed phenomenal success during the past decade.
The LaGrange Grangers have worn the net out in the past two games.After blanking Carver 10-0 on Friday, LaGrange kept it going on Saturday with an 8-0 drubbing of Griffin in a soccer match that was played at LaGrange Academy.
Olivia Wolfe dazzled on the mound to make sure her coach got a milestone win.
The LaGrange College Panthers put on a pitching clinic.Facing William Peace (N.C.) in a USA South series, the visiting Panthers gave up just one run in three games, and they won all of them to even their conference record at 9-9.
They broke out in a big way.The LaGrange Grangers have had their issues putting runs on the scoreboard this season, but that wasn't a problem on Friday against Northside.
They're rolling now.The Callaway Cavaliers had dropped three of four games when they arrived in Franklin to take on Heard County on March 9.The Cavaliers won 11-5 that day, and they haven't lost since.
The Troup Tigers moved to 2-1 in Region 5-AAAA with a 10-3 road win over Woodward Academy on Friday.The Tigers pounded out 10 hits, and Jarred Helton had a double and four RBIs.
Minho Song's walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the LaGrange Academy Warriors to a 3-2 victory over visiting Brandon Hall on Friday.
Coming off second first region loss of the season earlier in the week, the Callaway Lady Cavaliers bounced back for a big home win over Rockmart on Thursday.
A lock-down pitching performance from Winston Turner combined with a big offensive effort from Jonathan Foster propelled the Troup Tigers to a 5-0 victory over visiting Woodward Academy on Thursday.