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LaGrange Academy reaches championship series

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY

Daily News

LaGrange Academy’s softball team advanced to the GISA Class A state-championship series with a dominant performance against First Presbyterian on Thursday.

After winning the first game of the best-of-three series 16-0, LaGrange Academy finished off the sweep with an 18-0 victory.

LaGrange Academy, which won the state title last season, will be in Dublin next week for the best-of-three championship series.

LAGRANGE HIGH: LaGrange finished the regular season with a 7-0 road win over Whitewater on Thursday.

LaGrange, which won the Region 2-AAAA championship last week, finished the regular season with a 19-9 record, and it will be at home for a first-round series in the state playoffs next week.

CALLAWAY: Callaway finished fourth in the Region 5-AA tournament after losing to Haralson County 8-0 on Thursday.

Callaway will be on the road for the first round of the state playoffs.

VOLLEYBALL: Troup finished third in the Area 1-AAAA tournament after beating LaGrange and falling to Fayette County on Thursday.

Troup beat LaGrange in its first match on Thursday before losing to Fayette County.

Fayette County and Central-Carroll will be the area’s top-two seeds for the state tournament, and they’ll host first-round matches.

Troup will be on the road for a first-round match at state, as will LaGrange, which finished fourth in the area tournament.

OF NOTE: For more on Thursday’s, see Saturday’s sports section.

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