Players and fans converged over the weekend at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College for the USTA Georgia State Junior Open. The event drew more than 500 players plus their families and continues through Tuesday.

A pair of solo home runs and four innings of scoreless relief from pitcher Freddy Tarnok helped the Rome Braves end their first home series of the second half on a high note.

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The Rome Braves fell to the Lexington Legends 7-4 Saturday before a crowd of 2,848. Rome has lost four in a row since clinching the South Atlantic League Southern Division first half title.

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Rome, GA – The Rome Braves fell to the Kannapolis Intimidators 8-3 Friday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,178. The game began 49 minutes late due to storms in the Northwest Georgia area.

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