Calhoun tops Coosa 67-59
The Armuchee Indians boys’ and girls’ tennis teams beat Coosa in a dual meet at Alto Park Wednesday, 3-2 and 4-1, respectively.
Coosa split its dual meet with Murray County Tuesday, with the boys winning, 5-0, and the girls dropping their set of matches, 4-1.
The Coosa Lady Eagles held off Murray County Friday night for a 3-2 victory on the road.
Coosa dropped a tough one Friday night to Murray County in overtime, 3-1.
Many times in baseball, the name of the game is staying positive through failure and having the mindset that the next time is going to be different, whether that be at the plate, on the mound or in the field.
Led by the stingy defense of Jireh Wilson, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets saved their best for last, scoring a game-high 23 points in the fourth quarter to run past the Coosa Eagles, 67-59, at home Thursday night.
The Coosa boys and girls took a dual tennis meet Thursday night.
Calhoun has made a habit lately of finishing games strong, combining to outscore their opponents in the first two rounds of the Class AA State Tournament, 42-18.
Spoiler alert. A boy’s team from Region 7-AA will reach the state basketball semifinals this season.
Four times this season Coosa and Calhoun have met, and four times the Yellow Jackets walked away with the win.
It’s been more than a decade since either Coosa or Calhoun has advanced to the state semifinals in boys basketball. Tonight at around 9, one of these two teams will break through and be crowned a Class AA semifinalist.