Armuchee boys win at hom
Region matchups highlight this week’s action as only three weeks remain in the regular season and the result of every game is now magnified.
Pepperell’s boys cross country team captured the Adairsville Invitational on Thursday afternoon at Manning Mill Park.
Pepperell’s junior varsity football squad scored 18 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to take a 37-19 win over Adairsville Thursday night at Dragon Stadium.
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.
On an exhausting 48 carries, Pepperell’s Devin Collins rushed for five touchdowns and a state record 485 rushing yards, but it wasn’t enough to lift his Dragons, and they fell to visiting Rockmart 34-32 Friday night.
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.
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.
The road to the state softball playoffs enters its final phase today as local squads hit the diamond in the Region 7-AA and Region 5-AAA softball tournaments.
Adairsville broke two records Thursday night after sweeping Pepperell and Armuchee.
Pepperell’s softball team scored seven runs in the second inning and another four in the sixth inning after scoring a solo run in the opening inning to top Temple on the road 12-1 Wednesday afternoon.
Rockmart used some key hitting and solid defensive plays to knock off Pepperell 9-0 in a five-inning Region 5-AAA game Tuesday afternoon at Pepperell.