Here are some of the top stories involving Georgia’s Class AAAAA teams:
*Region tournaments begin: The first Class AAAAA region tournament got under way on Friday, with the Woodland-Cartersville girls escaping with a 34-32 victory over North Paulding in 5-AAAAA. Woodland advances to Saturday’s 6 p.m. game against New Manchester, with the winner advancing to a quarterfinal matchup with subregion A champion Paulding County. Here’s the schedule of the region’s games on Saturday:
Boys (At Rome)
East Paulding vs. South Paulding, 6 p.m.
Villa Rica vs. Rome, 7:30 p.m.
Girls (At East Paulding)
Woodland-Cartersville vs. New Manchester, 6 p.m.
East Paulding vs. South Paulding, 7:30 p.m.
*Note: Scores and schedules from every region tournament in the state will be available on ajc.com beginning on Sunday.
*More on the way: Three more region tournaments begin on Saturday as 4-AAAAA, 6-AAAAA and 7-AAAAA have first-round games. Here’s the Saturday schedule for those