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HIRAM (4-2, 2-2) AT No. 6 ROME (3-2, 2-1)
The Rome Lady Wolves had to work for them, but the volleyball team rolled up a pair of victories Thursday.
Armuchee’s volleyball team got in some final competition Thursday before Saturday’s Area 3-AA tournament as the Lady Indians defeated Adairsville 25-17, 26-24, and lost to Murray County 27-25, 16-25, 20-25, on Senior Night.
Most of the time, the team that wins the turnover battle wins the football game. And most of the time, the player who accounts for five touchdowns in a game is on the winning side as well.
Before college football takes over Saturdays in Rome, a couple of high school sports will lay claim to this Saturday.
While the evening began with rainy weather and sloppy field conditions, the Darlington Tigers managed to find their footing pretty quickly on Friday night with a 51-0 win over Gaston in Alabama.
The past two years have seen the Adairsville Tigers spoil the football season opener for the Ridgeland Panthers.
There was some good teamwork from the Coosa Lady Eagles on Tuesday as they picked up wins over Adairsville and Chattooga in Summerville to improve to 8-0.
Adairsville High senior Drake Arp (seated, center) signed a baseball scholarship last week with Shorter University (Rome, Ga.)