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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Rome High’s championship run and 40-game win streak came to an end Friday night as the Wolves fell 45-28 at Warner Robins. It was a rematch of last year’s 2017 Class 5A state championship, but this time, it didn’t end in Rome’s favor. Calhoun’s championship run also came to end after the Yellow Jackets lost 22-7 to Peach County, the same team they faced last year in the Class 3A state championship. Cartersville prevailed 17-14 over Marist to advance to the Class 4A state championship on Dec. 12 against Blessed Trinity. It is the third time in 4 years that Cartersville has reached the state championships. Rockmart topped Callaway, 28-20, to advance to the Class 2A state championship on Dec. 12 against Heard Co. Polk School District will cancel classes on Dec. 12 because of the 1 p.m. game time.
Semifinals for high school football:
Class 2A: Rockmart beats Callaway, 28-22. Next: State Championship vs. Heard Co., Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. Tickets: Rockmart will pre-sale tickets for the BENZ starting Monday, Dec. 3. Pre-sale tickets will be $22.00 and $30.00 at door. You can purchase tickets at Rockmart High School, Raceway, City Body, Rockmart Florist, and Whiteheads Florist.
Class 3A: Calhoun falls to Peach County, 22-7.
Class 4A: Cartersville beats Marist, 17-14. Next: State Championship vs. Blessed Trinity, Dec. 12 at 4:30 p.m.
Class 5A: Rome falls to Warner Robins, 45-28.
Football championships moved to Dec. 11-12 because of Atlanta United game. Here’s the schedule:
Dec. 11 – 10 a.m. – A Public, 1 p.m. – 3A, 4:30 p.m. – 5A, 8 p.m. – 6A
Dec. 12 – 10 a.m. – A Private, 1 p.m. – 2A, 4:30 p.m. – 4A, 8 p.m. – 7A
John McClellan’s high school football semifinal picks: So how did John pick’em Friday night? McClellan
HIGH SCHOOL SIGNINGS
Sydnie Edwards signed with Snead State Community College for golf. Pictured are, back row (left to right): Rick Hurst (PHS Athletic Director), Shane Marshall (SSCC Girls Head Golf Coach), Seth Addison (cousin), Mike Southerland (grandfather), Wanda Groover (aunt), Dawn Sanchez (aunt), Josie McGraw (best friend), Brian Henderson (PHS Head Golf Coach), Jamey Alcorn (PHS Principal)
Front row (left to right): Kelli Addison (aunt), Wanda Southerland (grandmother), Sydnie Edwards, Jeff Edwards (father), Griffin Jackson (boyfriend).
Georgia Bulldogs: SEC Championship vs. Alabama, 4 this afternoon, CBS.
- Former Model High and Berry College standout Michelle Abernathy Lane will be the guest speaker the 2018 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet to be held Thursday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m., in the Krannert Ballroom at Berry College.