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Model’s defense came up with a couple of big first-quarter stops and the offense got going behind tailback Nakyle Watkins, as the Blue Devils cruised to a 28-7 win over Gordon Lee at Model to close out the regular season Friday night.
Darlington’s girls and Rome’s boys each grabbed team titles Saturday morning at the All-Area Cross Country Meet at Berry College.
Darlington had runners finish in first and second in both the girls’ and boys’ race, but it was the girls’ team who truly impressed — placing eight runners in the top 10 to dominate the competition and claim first place in the area championship
A big offensive play in the opening moments of the game proved to be the difference Friday night as Coosa and Model’s teams staged a clinic in how to play defense, with the Eagles’ opening touchdown drive serving as the lone score in Coosa’s 7-0 win at Model.
For the second time in the last few weeks a Region 7-AA contest will grab a load of attention locally as Coosa travels to Model to face off in a game with region title and playoff implications on the line.
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The postseason for high school softball and volleyball teams begins this week and numerous local teams will be taking to the court and the diamond in first-round action.
For one quarter Friday night, Model running back Nakyle Watkins went full throttle.
Three fourth-quarter touchdowns propelled Armuchee’s junior varsity football squad past Model for the Indians’ first win of the year Thursday night at Model.
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.
The winner of the Area 6-AA volleyball tournament came as a surprise to no one.