Saturday's contest may not have been the result Dawson County High School's competitive cheerleaders had hoped for, but the excitement of competing in the state finals in Columbus had the team pumped in celebration of a winning season.
The Dawson County High School girls cross country team stepped up big at the Class AAA state meet at Carrollton High School on Saturday. The Lady Tigers went into the meet ranked No. 7 and pulled out a hard-earned fifth place overall finish.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers returned to Dawsonville with their heads held high, knowing they accomplished a feat that no other fast-pitch softball team in the high school's history had been able to achieve.