Rome boys fall at home t
Darlington’s girls and Rome’s boys each grabbed team titles Saturday morning at the All-Area Cross Country Meet at Berry College.
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.
The Rome High prep volleyball team split in a two-match afternoon in Douglas County. The Wolves fell to host New Manchester in two close sets (24-26 and 22-25) and beat Lithia Springs in straight sets (25-21 and 25-19).
The Rome volleyball team fell to Kell (25-13, 19-25, 25-19) and North Atlanta (19-25, 25-21, 25-18) Monday night in two hard-fought battles that went to three sets apiece.
Conditions were nothing short of perfect Saturday morning for the 11th annual Darlington Cross Country Festival: It was cool but not cold, overcast but not stormy or humid, and runners took advantage to post strong times overall.
Rome split a two-game series at home versus North Murray and Heritage on Senior Night. The Wolves defeated the Mountaineers in three sets, 25-20, 26-28 and 27-25. Rome lost in straight sets to Heritage, 25-8 and 25-11.