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.
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.
The Unity Christian fifth grade and younger girls placed four runners in the top 10 of the GICAA Junior and Middle School Championships in Oxford on Saturday.
Unity Christian fell to Jefferson Academy 49-22 Friday night, to drop its record to 2-2 on the season.
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.
The Unity Christian School Middle School cross country team competed in the Floyd County Middle School Championship on Sept. 25 at Model Middle School.
Unity Christian School squared off against Horizon Christian Academy on Friday night in what turned out to be a defensive struggle. The Lions managed to get the key score on a long touchdown pass though to grab a homecoming win at Ben Brady Field, 7-0.
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.
Unity Christian lost in three sets to Covenant Christian (25-16, 25-14, 25-16) at home Tuesday in its seventh match in the last two weeks.
A long lightning delay and a quick-strike touchdown from New Creation Christian Academy put the Unity Lions in a hole on Friday night, but the Lions never faltered, rallying to take the win 28-24 on the road.