The 68th annual Rome Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament is officially underway! The tourney, involving local girls and boys basketball teams on a quest for the coveted Gold Ball trophy, opened on Wednesday on the campus of Armuchee High School.
Here are the opening day scores:
Pepperell 44, Unity Christian 40
Chattooga 44, Woodland 28
Armuchee 41, Coosa 36
Darlington 67, Model 27
Model 73, Woodland 34
Armuchee 49, Unity Christian 47
Rome 72, Pepperell 28
Darlington 67, Coosa 50
In games on tap for today at Armuchee:
In the new gym –
4 pm – Rome vs. Pepperell girls
5:30 pm – Chattooga vs. Rome boys
7 pm – Armuchee vs. Darlington girls *semifinal
8:30 pm – Armuchee vs. Darlington boys *semifinal
Broadcast coverage of those games will be provided on WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM, as well as online at www.wlaq1410.com and via the TuneIn app.
In the main gym (consolation games) –
4 pm – Unity Christian vs. Woodland girls
5:30 pm – Pepperell vs. Woodland boys
7 pm – Coosa vs. Model girls
8:30 pm – Unity Christian vs. Coosa boys
The Christmas Tournament will continue through Friday at Armuchee High, then will shift to Berry College’s Cage Center for the championship round on Saturday night.