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Three was the magic number for Darlington’s 57-48 win over Model on Friday night in the Holiday Festival Tournament Championship at Berry College.
Model found its groove on offense and switched up its de-fense in the second half to beat Pepperell 63-58 on Tuesday night at Georgia Highlands College to advance in the Holiday Festival Tournament.
A big first quarter both offensively and defensively for the Model Lady Blue Devils helped pave the way to a 60-32 win over Trion on Monday evening at Georgia Highlands College in the opening round of the Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament.
At 5:30 p.m. today at Georgia Highlands College and Berry College the 61st edition of the Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament begins.
Armuchee (5-2, 1-2)
Armuchee (2-5, 0-3)
The Model-Armuchee rivalry is deep-seated in Floyd County, and it continued Friday night in a hard-fought battle between the Lady Blue Devils and the Lady Indians.
Model found its touch in the second half against Armuchee on Friday night, going on a 16-2 run in the third quarter to push the Blue Devils past the Indians, 55-37 in Armuchee.
Darlington Middle’s girls’ basketball team defeated Chattooga 38-16 on Thursday night to improve to 4-1 on the season.
Model’s wrestling team got the season off to a great start on Tuesday night, topping Pepperell and Cedartown in a three-team match at Model.