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Another local team opens region play this week, while several others are still at least one week away. The ranks of the winless shrunk a bit last week, but a couple of local squads are still looking for their first win in 2014.
A few area teams enter region play this week, while several others are playing out-of-region opponents.
Rome High School took home first place in the boys’ and girls’ races at Ridge Ferry Park on Tuesday afternoon. Despite not having an individual champion in either race, the Wolves’ depth proved enough to win the meet. Rome placed five boys in the top 11 runners to score 31 points and five girls in the top eight to earn 26 points.
Rome High traveled to Hiram Tuesday, splitting two matches against East Paulding and Hiram.
Rome’s volleyball team topped Cass (25-12, 25-8) but fell to Coosa (25-15, 25-17) on Monday.
Darlington 17, Rome 2, 5 innings
After more than an hour and a half delay the Rome versus Newton game was canceled on Saturday because of inclement weather.
Three weeks into the high school football season and in most cases we’re still trying to figure things out.
Rome High’s volleyball team split matches on Thursday night against Adairsville and Pepperell.
The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix made it all the way to the championship match in Rockmart’s annual Tournament at the Rock, but came up just short against a tough Carrollton team.
Model found that the best way to recover from a tough early week loss is to get a couple of close wins as the Blue Devils rallied to take down Pepperell in three sets (23-25, 25-13, 15-12) and survived two close sets against Rome to win (29-27, 25-21) at Pepperell Thursday afternoon.