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Billy Bell hit 10-of-12 free throw attempts in the final 89 seconds of play, and the Coosa Eagles held off a Darlington rally to beat the Tigers 88-85 Tuesday night and improve to 7-3 in Region 7-AA.
A confident Armuchee team shot lights out in the first quarter and held off a fourth quarter Darlington rally to beat the Lady Tigers 64-59 at home Friday night.
Darlington didn’t skip a beat coming off two straight Region 7-AA wins, cruising to a 68-40 win over Armuchee on Friday night.
The Darlington girls’ swim team carried the day at a home meet Thursday against Cartersville and Gilmer, scoring 128 points to Cartersville’s 55 and Gilmer’s 51 and vaulting the Tigers over both squads with a combined score of 201.
Local teams and players were well represented on the All-Region 7-AA Football Team.
Model Middle girls 46, Darlington 25
The Darlington Middle School boys and girls swim teams set five new school records in their wins in the tri-meet on Jan. 20 at Darlington.
Darlington Middle girls 34, Chattooga 31
Rockmart Middle School had four individual champions and two second-place finishers on Saturday in the FCAA Middle School Wrestling Championships to capture the overall title with 204.5 points.
The Darlington Middle School boys’ swimming team sent four swimmers to the Southeastern Middle School Championship at Baylor School in Chattanooga on Saturday.
Darlington saw a 23-point halftime lead over Dade County slip to single digits in less than five minutes. But with a big Region 7-AA game on the line, the Tigers responded in the final quarter to grab an impressive 74-52 win over the Wolverines on Friday night in front of a packed house.