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ROME NEWS-TRIBUNE ALL-AREA BOYS’ SOCCER TEAMS
Local boy’s golfers represented the area well with several individuals and teams placing among the state’s best this season.
Making deep runs into the state playoffs this season was the norm for area tennis teams as Trion, Calhoun, Rockmart, Pepperell, Model and Coosa all experienced great success during the season and the playoffs.
Seven local girls tennis teams advanced to the Georgia High School Association State Playoffs this season giving a definite local flair to the postseason.
Two area sophomores led the way for girl’s track teams as 16 local athletes scored points at the Georgia High School Association State Meets in Albany this season.
Twelve area individuals and three area relay teams placed among the state’s best in track and field this season providing multiple highlights at Jefferson in the Georgia High School Association State Track Meet.
For the Rome Wolves and Model Blue Devils, with their respective ace pitchers on the mound, each team knew it had a fighter’s chance at walking away with the win.
The Georgia High School Association released the final results for the Class 5A boy’s golf tournament Tuesday afternoon and two Rome High golfers fared well.
AUGUSTA — Local teams turned in stellar rounds Monday in the state golf championships with Trion’s boys taking second and Calhoun’s girls placing third.
Rome linebacker Antoine Ellis Jr. signs Wednesday morning to play football at Reinhardt University in Waleska. Pictured (front from left) are Antoine Ellis Sr., Ellis, Aretha Ellis and Alice Ellis. In the back are Rome coaches Matthew Rigdon (from left), Michael Rigdon, Franco Perkins and Brent Bell.
After a strong season in which Rome earned a home playoff game, the Wolves notched a handful of players to the All-Region 5-5A team Tuesday.