The Carrollton High School boys' soccer team prevailed in a 4-2 top-10 showdown with Rome on Friday night at Grisham Stadium.
The No. 3 Trojans (9-2, 5-0 Region 7-AAAAA) jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half on goals from Jose Funez and Javier Turcios, assisted by Damean Dominguez and Brandon Quintantar.
Leading 2-0 in the second half, Carrollton went ahead 3-0 on another Funez goal on an assist from Maxim Spruell, but Rome answered with a pair of goals to make things interesting down the stretch.
A Nestor Beckford goal off an assist from Juarez sealed the deal for the two-score win.
Carrollton girls 5, Rome 0: The Lady Trojans were also victorious on Friday, getting scores from Kamree Holloway, Natalie Davis, Kelsee Holloway, Riley Mikilitus and Katie Wooten. Keeper Annabel Patton had a clean sheet and a fantastic save on a Rome PK.
In other prep soccer action from Friday:
No. 7 Bremen girls 7, Calhoun 0: The Lady Blue Devils recorded a pair of goals from Grace Clements and Sydney Dailey, while Morgan Cashen, Jasmine Middleton and Alexis Hugh had one goal each.
Calhoun boys 2, Bremen 0: The Blue Devils fell in the tight battle with the Yellow Jackets.
Bowdon boys 4, Mount Zion 1: The Red Devils had a pair of goals from Rigoberto Rosas and one each by Victor Solis and Tyler Williams. Solis and Williams had one assist each. Nathan Hill recorded 12 saves in goal.
Carrollton 16, Hiram 1: The Trojans continued their early-region dominance on Friday evening, getting four innings of work from Rhett Daniel with six strikeouts.
Offensively, Brandon Prince (2-for-2, 2 3B, 3 RBI), Andy Smith (2-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI), Ty Murray (2-for-4, RBI) and Asa Awbrey (1-for-1, HR) led the charge.
Haralson County 8, Sonoraville 7 (8 innings): The Rebels rallied to a huge region win behind a walk-off home run from Luke Cash, who had two long bombs on the night. Blade Wigley added a double and home run.
The Holy Ground Baptist Academy golf team defeated Heard County and Lyndon Academy by shooting new school record (168), besting the previous school record by 18 strokes. Caleb Wall (38), Jonathan Brezina (41), Peyton Phillips (44) and Chase Delay (45) led the charge.