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For the last two weeks, people have been talking about tonight’s match up between Coosa and Darlington. The winner is the Region 7-AA champion and will get a chance to host playoff games in the first two rounds of the Class AA State Playoffs.
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
Rome manhandled region foe Woodland from the opening kickoff, which TJ Stubbs returned 83-yards for a touchdown, until the final buzzer Friday night, and secured a resounding 38-10 away victory.
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.
For one quarter Friday night, Rome held tough with region foe Dalton at Barron Stadium, but the Catamounts’ offense proved too much as Dalton rolled to a 63-17 win at Barron Stadium.
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.
Rome went 1-2 in the Area 5-AAAAA volleyball tournament Thursday night.
Rome High’s prep volleyball team split its contests on Tuesday by defeating Alexandria (25-21, 25-22) and falling to Chapel Hill (10-25, 8-25).
No turnovers and an offense clicking with the efficiency of a high-end sports car powered Rome to a 62-26 thrashing of River Ridge Friday night at Barron Stadium, putting the Wolves back in the Region 7-AAAAA discussion.
Hang on to your hats and possibly your ponchos and umbrellas as a couple of huge games highlight action tonight and the weather forecast could call for rainy conditions.