Calhoun tops Coosa 67-59
Darlington’s girls and Rome’s boys each grabbed team titles Saturday morning at the All-Area Cross Country Meet at Berry College.
A solid rushing attack and a couple of key defensive stops helped lead Coosa to a 17-8 comeback win over Darlington in a junior varsity contest Thursday night at Coosa.
The last of our local teams enter region play this week in Region 5-AAA, while teams in Region 7-AA, 6-A, 6-AAA and 7-AAAAA all have key contests as teams being to move closer to the end of the season.
It took 30 points for Coosa to close its second and final set against Darlington, but when they did, the Lady Eagles erupted in celebration: they had just won their school’s first area championship.
A different pair of shoes and an unintended break from running failed to faze the front runners on Tuesday as Model freshman Carah Arrant and Pepperell’s Brian Vincent claimed the girls’ and boys’ county titles at the Floyd County Cross Country Meet at Georgia Highlands.
Darlington punched its ticket into the Class AA State Softball Playoffs on Monday at Alto Park by topping Coosa and then downing Dade County 11-1 in the Region 7-AA Softball Tournament.
Entering Friday’s Region 7-AA showdown with Chattooga at Little Big Horn Stadium, Coosa head coach Todd Wheeler said he was scared of the young Indian squad he’d face.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans, fresh off completing a 12-0 run through the Region 7-AA portion of their schedule, will be the top seed when the region softball tournament begins at Alto Park in Rome on Saturday.
Hang on to your hats and possibly your ponchos and umbrellas as a couple of huge games highlight action tonight and the weather forecast could call for rainy conditions.
Big runs helped the Coosa Lady Eagles pull out two close wins against Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe and Darlington on Thursday in a three-team match at Darlington.
After a 3-0 win Wednesday over Coosa on Senior Day, Chattooga heads into the Region 7-AA softball tournament with some much-needed momentum.