Calhoun tops Coosa 67-59
Another local team opens region play this week, while several others are still at least one week away. The ranks of the winless shrunk a bit last week, but a couple of local squads are still looking for their first win in 2014.
The Coosa Eagles completed a second-half comeback Friday night to grab their first win of the season, taking down the Rockmart Yellow Jackets, 35-14.
Fighting tooth and nail for every point, every game and every match was the theme at Coosa High on Thursday night, and that mentality ensured some highly competitive matches among region volleyball opponents.
A few area teams enter region play this week, while several others are playing out-of-region opponents.
The Coosa Lady Eagles fell to 4-13 (2-5 region) on the season after losing an 8-6 contest at Dade County.
Rome High School took home first place in the boys’ and girls’ races at Ridge Ferry Park on Tuesday afternoon. Despite not having an individual champion in either race, the Wolves’ depth proved enough to win the meet. Rome placed five boys in the top 11 runners to score 31 points and five girls in the top eight to earn 26 points.
Coosa narrowly defeated Chattooga by a score of 8-7 Tuesday to improve its record to 4-12 (2-4 region).
Rome’s volleyball team topped Cass (25-12, 25-8) but fell to Coosa (25-15, 25-17) on Monday.
For awhile Saturday afternoon, Adairsville head volleyball coach George Neslon didn’t know if his team would even make it to the next round of the Coosa Invitational, let alone finish second in the Silver Bracket.
Down three touchdowns, the Coosa Eagles mounted a valiant comeback against Cass in the fourth quarter, but came up short in a 21-13 game.