HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
The 7-AA regional boys and girls basketball tournaments conclude today at Model High School. Admission is $7 per person. Concession: Hot dogs, popcorn and pizza.
Girls’ scoreboard and schedule:
Model advances to 7-AA finals with 50-17 victory over Pepperell.
Rome wins 62-29 over Kell.
Rockmart wins 64-51 over Gordon Central.
2 p.m. Consolation game: Pepperell vs. Gordon Central
7 p.m. Championship game: Model vs. Rockmart (Side note: No. 2 Putnam County was upset in the semifinals and finals of region tournaments and, if Model wins tonight, those teams will play at Model in the first round)
For first round of state playoffs, Rome Lady Wolves will play loser of today’s Buford/Flowery Branch game.
Boys’ scoreboard and schedule:
Chattooga wins 60-43 over Coosa to advance to 7-AA finals.
Rockmart edges Pepperell, 49-46.
3:30 p.m. Consolation game: Coosa vs. Pepperell
8:30 p.m. Championship game: Chattooga vs. Rockmart
Region 5-AAAA: Cartersville vs. Sandy Creek in Championship game at LaGrange, 7:30 p.m.
Region 6-AAA: Calhoun vs. Breman at Sonoraville, 7:30 p.m.
Rome Braves‘ 16th season opener on Thursday, April 5, vs. Hagerstown at State Mutual Stadium.
Saturday at the stadium: Pick a seat, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery for the 2017 season (and all the way back to 2008).
- The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced the league’s fall Academic Honor Roll with the Berry College Vikings placing 98 student-athletes on the list. To qualify, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 3.25 for the term and be a regular member of a varsity athletic team in a sport sponsored by the conference. Berry
- Georgia Highlands: Lady Chargers return to action on Saturday at South Georgia Tech, tipoff 1 p.m. Men at 3 p.m.
- Berry men: Vikings fall 95-66 at Centre. Next: At Sewanee, 4 p.m. Sunday.
- Berry women: Lady Vikings lost 62-40 at Centre. Next: At Sewanee, 2 p.m. Sunday.
- Shorter women:: Home vs. Union, 2 p.m. Saturday.
- Shorter men: Home vs. Union, 4 p.m. Saturday.
Berry Half Marathon / 10K / 5K / Fun Run returns March 10. Complete details here.