Rome boys fall at home t
MARIETTA — In a topsy-turvy game filled with a plethora of momentum changes, Rome’s seventh-grade team couldn’t find one last big play, dropping to Cambridge 26-20 in the Georgia Middle School Athletic Association Class 5A state finals on Saturday afternoon at Sprayberry High School.
Rome High School announced the hiring of Alecia Parker as the new Lady Wolves’ volleyball coach.
Up 54-46 heading into the final quarter, Rome looked poised to build on its lead and take down Armuchee in the first girls’ basketball game of the year for both squads.
Rome Middle School’s football teams continue their march to a possible state-title berth today at Rome High as all three teams will play in Georgia Middle School Athletic Association semifinal games.
In front of a crowd of friends and supporters, Rome High’s Elijah Kerr-Brown signed a national letter of intent to wrestle for the University of North Carolina on Thursday in the school’s cafeteria.
Rome’s men finished first, the women came in at second and the team overall finished in second at a local swim meet involving Blessed Trinity, who finished first, and Cartersville.
The Rome seventh grade football team rolled past River Ridge 44-6 Saturday evening to advance to the semifinals of the GMSAA state playoffs.
Rome’s eighth grade team went into halftime tied with visiting Riverwood at 14 apiece, but the Wolves came out on fire and scored 24 points to win the quarter-final playoff game 38-22 Friday night at Barron Stadium.
The Rome Middle School sixth grade team’s relentless rushing attack powered the Wolves into the next round of the middle school playoffs after a 32-6 win over Sprayberry on Saturday afternoon at Barron Stadium.
Although Rome won’t be playing again in 2014, the Wolves ended the 2014 season on a high note Friday night at North Springs.
The road to the state finals begins this afternoon for three Rome Middle School teams as the sixth, seventh and eighth grade teams all play first-round games in the Georgia Middle School Athletic Association Playoffs at Barron Stadium.