Armuchee boys win at hom
The Pepperell Dragons wrestling team took home the first place trophy in the Dragon Invitational on Saturday afternoon, securing victory with 172 team points over second-place Adairsville’s 163.5 points. For Pepperell, it was the first team victory in its host tournament.
A near-perfect night from the free throw line and some smart defense with several players facing three fouls helped power the Pepperell boys to a 69-66 win over Trion on Monday night 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)
Pepperell left Allatoona High School on Saturday with a sixth-place finish at the two-day Parlay Invitational. Six of the Dragons’ 13 wrestlers placed in the top four.
Pepperell Middle girls 25, Darlington 22
Pepperell girls 53, White County 48
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.