• Natalie Robinson helped Lumpkin softball sweep Dawson County to advance in the region playoffs.

Top 10 Lumpkin County sports stories of 2017

Lumpkin County sports teams compiled a myriad of success in 2017, making it a sensational year of sports achievement.

In this week's print edition The Dahlonega Nugget takes a look back at the best of the year, including:

 

• Zach Matthews wrestles way to second-straight State Champion title

 

• UNG Nighthawks soar to NCAA Division II Baseball Championship

 

• LCHS boys basketball wins back-to-back Battle of the States Championships

 

• Lumpkin softball's dramatic sweep of Dawson advances them in region playoffs

 

• Middle school boys cross-country captures League Championship title

 

• Middle school wrestling finishes season strong at Area Championship

 

• High school tennis teams advance to State Tournament

 

• McSwain-g: Extra inning blast sends UNG to Softball Super Regionals

 

• Believe: Varsity wrestling team earns runner-up at State Duals

 

• Varsity Volleyball’s historical season ends in Region Playoffs

 

• Senior Softball enjoys most successful season in team history

 

• Straight shooting LCHS rifle team places sixth in State

 

• Lady Indians finish 13th at GHSA State Golf Tournament

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