Model’s girls got the sweep thanks in part to a second set tie-breaker from Emily Hicks and Maci Early at No. 1 doubles as they won 6-4, 7-6 (8-6).

Singles matches were won by Evelyn Edwards (6-0, 6-1), Kate Russell (6-2, 6-2) and Reagan Dooley (6-3, 6-2). Brooke Roberts and Miya Blanton took their No. 2 doubles match by forfeit.

The undefeated streak stayed intact for the Blue Devils (8-0). Parker Stone won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles while Kyle Hale won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2 and Eli Abdou won 6-0, 6-0 in the No. 3 slot. Doubles matches went to Justin Roberts and Micah Veillon (6-0, 6-2), and Chase Geier and Griffin Burgess (6-0, 6-0).

In other action:

Rockmart sweeps Pepperell

Rockmart’s boys’ and girls’ squads fought off a determined Pepperell group to collect 5-0 wins Tuesday.

The boys’ No. 1 singles match went to the Jackets’ Timothy Malone, 6-1, 6-3, while Jackson Norris came through at No. 2 singles, 6-3, 7-5 and Bennett Vest won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.

In the doubles matches, Elijah Malone and Hunter England gave Rockmart (8-2) the 6-2, 6-1 win, and Dylan Mahan and Gavin Tan pulled out the win at No. 2 doubles, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.

Winning for Rockmart’s girls were Emma Evans (6-1, 6-0), Mary Ella Owen (6-0, 6-0) and Taylor McVey (6-4, 6-2) in singles play.

Doubles matches went to Alexis Clanton and Anna Smith (6-3, 6-0), and Alexis Casey and Rose Haney (6-4, 6-2). Rockmart is now 9-1.

Coosa defeats Gordon Central

The Rome Tennis Center in downtown Rome was the site of a pair of Coosa victories over Gordon Central on Tuesday as the Eagles won 4-1 and the Lady Eagles won 3-2.

In the boys’ matches, Coosa got wins from Joseph Smyth at No. 1 singles (6-2, 6-3) and from Jordan Broom at No. 3 singles (6-1, 6-4). The Eagles then swept doubles with Bradley Johnson and Brady Jacobs winning 6-3, 6-2, and Zac Mitchell and Ethan Hester winning 6-4, 6-4.

Coosa took both doubles’ matches in the girls’ competition as well, with Sadie Hagen and Alexis Holmes winning 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, and Keegan Justice and Brinley Smith winning 6-2, 6-3. Victoria Thompson won at No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-1.


Rome girls 8, Woodland 1

A strong Region 7-5A contest kept the Rome girls’ soccer team on the right path Tuesday as the Lady Wolves defeated Woodland 8-1 at Barron Stadium.

Mae Pierce and Allyson Harris each scored twice for Rome (4-5-1, 4-0 7-5A), while Janet Hartman, Eugenia Knauss, Josie Cole and Shannon Hughes each had a goal. Keeper Michele Monzalvo finished with nine saves.

Armuchee boys 5, Gordon Central 1

Malachi Campbell scored three times and the Armuchee Indians toppled Region 7-AA foe Gordon Central 5-1 on the road Tuesday night.

Christopher Castro scored a goal and had an assist for Armuchee (7-1-1, 4-1 7-AA) while Simon Wilson scored a goal as well. Kody Manikas, Davis Yeargan and Hunter Mathis each recorded an assist.

Keeper Alex Lyle had six saves. The Indians' defensive backline of Blake Abney, Patrick Dupree, WIll Hubbard and Seth Waters shut down many offensive attacks by the Warriors.

Armuchee will host Coosa on Friday.

Armuchee girls 3, Gordon Central 1

The Armuchee girls' soccer team came back from a 1-0 deficit in the second half of a Region 7-AA match Tuesday to defeat Gordon Central 3-1.

Melissa Ramos, Brandy Ann Wacker and Heidi Dulaney each scored for the Lady Indians, while keeper Kassidy Kinsey had two saves.

Armuchee (4-4, 3-2 7-AA) will be back in action Friday at home to face Coosa.

Rockmart girls 2, Pepperell 1, OT

Overtime decided a Region 7-AA match Tuesday in Lindale as Rockmart and Pepperell went scoreless in full time before the Lady Jackets edged out a 2-1 win.

Sydni Hazelwood scored for the Lady Dragons, assisted by Ansley Davenport. The Lady Dragons (2-6-1, 2-6 7-AA) travel to Dade County on Friday.

Unity Christian girls 9, Horizon Christian 0

Maggie Eddins came through with the hat trick and Unity Christian’s girls’ soccer team blanked Horizon Christian 9-0 on the road Tuesday.

The Lady Lions (2-1) got a goal each from Maggie Whitehead, Tori Eddins, Emily Forsyth, Bella Posey and Chanceley Book, who came out from her usual spot in goal to add to the win. Book and Tabitha Breeden combined in goal for the shutout.

Unity faces Darlington on Thursday afternoon at Grizzard Park.


Rome 9, Paulding County 6

A solid outing from relief pitcher Cade Garrard and an eight-run sixth inning gave Rome a 9-6 road win over Paulding County in the Wolves’ Region 7-5A opener.

Garrard allowed just one run over three innings to get the win as Rome came back from a 5-1 deficit. Connor Bullard had four RBIs, going 2 for 4 with a home run.

Chandler Bridges went 2 for 4 with two doubles and three RBIs, while Sevie Andrews went 2 for 3 with an RBI and two runs scored. Xavier Roberts-Donaldson had a double and scored a run as well.

Rome (5-5, 1-0 7-5A) will host Paulding County this evening “behind the levee” at Legion Field. First pitch is at 5:55 p.m.


East Paulding boys 11, Darlington 10

The Darlington boys’ lacrosse team was edged by Area 2 opponent East Paulding 11-10 on Tuesday, bringing its record to 1-4.

Pierce Monroe led the Tigers with five goals, while Hampton Watkins and Frank Manning each had two. Micah Lloyd capped off Darlington’s scoring with a goal, while goalie Ayden Langford finished with seven saves.

Darlington hosts Bremen today in back-to-back games with the girls’ team starting at 5:45 p.m.


Pepperell bests Armuchee

The Pepperell boys’ golf team pulled out a seven-stroke win over Armuchee at Stonebridge Golf Club on Tuesday, while the Lady Dragons captured a victory as well 102-133.

The Dragons took a 228-235 win over the Indians, with Ben Robinson leading Pepperell with a 53, followed by Tom Vincent (55), Michael Corntassel (59) and Kent Edge (61).

Armuchee’s Dre’quan Cook was the low medalist, carding a 42, while he was followed by Gavin Rood (58), Andrew Long (65) and Aiden Ridge (70)

For the girls, Pepperell got a 50 from Josie McGraw while Sydnie Edwards had a 52. Gracie Williams posted a 63 for Armuchee and Allison Jackson had a 70.

From Monday


Darlington 11, Christian Heritage 0

The Darlington Tigers adjusted their plans Monday and took on Christian Heritage at LakePoint Sports Community in Emerson. The result was an 11-0 shutout and a win in their first Region 6-A/A game of the season.

Lawson Goodwin went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs for Darlington (4-7, 1-0 6-A/A), while Austin Cloud picked up the win, pitching four innings, striking out four and allowing just two hits.

Trey Yunger went 2-4 with two RBIs and a run scored, while Cloud went 1 for 4 with two RBIs and a run.

Darlington is back on the road today to take on Trion with first pitch at 5 p.m.