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Rome girls basketball coach Jared Hughes had a meeting with his team before Saturday’s Region 7-5A game against East Paulding, and asked everyone who had scored this year off a pass. With every hand raised, Hughes had his solution to turning the season around.
After working to keep up with the visiting East Paulding Raiders for more than half of Saturday’s game, the Rome Wolves couldn’t make it last.
A balanced attack provided the Rome Lady Wolves with the basis for a Region 7-5A win on the road Friday as Rome defeated Paulding County 57-28.
After being postponed a day because of the late effects of last weekend’s inclement weather, Rome’s Region 7-5A games against Cass led to losses for the host teams Wednesday.
The Rome swimming teams showed their potential heading into this weekend’s regional championships with dominating wins over Cartersville on Tuesday.
The Rome High girls dropped just their second game of the season on Thursday as Carrollton rolled at home to be the Lady Wolves, 74-51. The game matched up the two unbeaten teams in Region 7-5A play.
On a night honoring the swimmers who had helped Rome High remain a successful program, the school’s teams rolled to convincing wins.
The Rome Lady Wolves continued their impressive start to the season with a 64-52 victory against Kell on Tuesday. The win keeps Rome undefeated in Region 7-5A play so far.
In a battle against the best team in its region, the Rome Wolves came just short as they lost 58-52 to Kell in Marietta on Tuesday.
There is far more than just one answer for what led to Rome’s state championship run in 2016. Whether it was at the line of scrimmage, the backfield or the coaches on the sideline, every person had to work to get the Wolves to the Georgia Dome and beyond.