Calhoun tops Coosa 67-59
For the last two weeks, people have been talking about tonight’s match up between Coosa and Darlington. The winner is the Region 7-AA champion and will get a chance to host playoff games in the first two rounds of the Class AA State Playoffs.
The Calhoun senior class has recorded a 48-3 record over the past four years on the football field. It is remarkable the amount of success Coach Hal Lamb and the Jackets have enjoyed over the years, and it sure didn’t end on Friday night as the Calhoun Yellow Jackets rolled the Murray County Indians, 56-3, on Senior Night to get their eighth win of a flawless season in which they have boasted a 6-0 region record.
The Calhoun cross country team ran their final regular-season meet last Thursday as they continued to prepare for the Region 6-AAA Meet this week.
Region matchups highlight this week’s action as only three weeks remain in the regular season and the result of every game is now magnified.
Talk about making your last career at-bat on your home field count. Taylor Kelly came up clutch in that exact situation Wednesday night.
After their week off, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets return to the field this Friday as they start the stretch of their final three 6-AAA games in search of their 14th straight region title.
CLASS AA STATE SECOND ROUND CAPSULE
Four local teams sit two wins away from reaching the Georgia High School Association Softball State Championship tournament in Columbus.
The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2014 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
Darlington’s girls and Rome’s boys each grabbed team titles Saturday morning at the All-Area Cross Country Meet at Berry College.
Both the Calhoun and Gordon Central cross country teams got some work in over the weekend, competing at the All-Area meet at Berry College on Saturday.