Madalyn Walters is headed to the girl's state track meet. Walters captured the Region 8-AA championship last week in the 3,200-meters at East Jackson High School in Commerce. Walters finished a considerable distance ahead of second place runner Dorie Faber of North Oconee who was 23 seconds behind her.
Dawson County Senior Madison Caldwell went into Monday's state championship golf match with nerves of steel, an unmatched mental focus and a drive to achieve the goal she set for herself four years ago.
The first round of state for the Dawson County Tiger men's soccer team was a defensive battle with Jackson County. Coach Jed Lacey's team prevailed in the second half taking a 2-1 victory and advancing to the Sweet Sixteen.