35 results for tag: Wrestling

Tattnall Square’s Rodgers shows leadership, gets his championship

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Selby Buck Award winners 2017: Christian Rodgers, Tattnall Square, football and wrestling; Kate Patterson, FPD, basketball and soccer 2016: Quintez Cephus, Stratford, football, basketball and track 2015: Justin Smith, West Laurens, football, ... More

Middle Georgians honored by Positive Athlete group

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Two Middle Georgia athletes made the statewide list of the most positive high school athletes in the state, according to the Positive Athlete organization. Softball player Karsen Ochs of FPD and boys basketball player Aaron Geter III of ... More

State champs in review: Seven schools wins first-ever titles in 2016-17

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Lambert’s girls soccer team was among five state champions for the Forsyth County school this academic year. Pope’s championship in Class AAAAAA baseball on Monday put a wrap on the 2016-17 year in Georgia high ... More

Youth no obstacle for West Laurens’ Mannella

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here All-Middle Georgia Wrestling   First team   Cameron Butler, West Laurens, Sr., 160 Returning first-teamer; state Class 4A champion; 42-5 record; third and 41-8 in 2016. Julian Farber, Veterans, Fr., ... More

GHSA executive committee sorts through mild agenda in Macon

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Georgia High School Association’s executive committee is meeting Monday in Macon to vote on proposals that got through committee meetings on Sunday. The annual spring meeting won’t be as eventful as the most recent ... More

Updated: GHSA doubles size of state swim meet, amends rules on spring games, coin tosses

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The Georgia High School Association’s executive committee is meeting Monday in Macon to vote on proposals that got through committee meetings on Sunday. The annual spring meeting won’t be as eventful as the most recent ... More

WRESTLER OF THE YEAR: Paul Watkins, North Forsyth

Article & photos courtesy of Forsyth County News --> Original Article Here Already, Paul Watkins is on a mission. It has been state-title-or-bust for the North Forsyth wrestler ever since his high school wrestling career started two years ago, and the sophomore has been getting closer and closer, from third as a freshman ... More

State playoff brackets: Tough draw for defending champ Westlake boys

The region tournaments are done in Class AAAAAAA, and below are unofficial first-round matchups for the state tournament, which begins Friday.

In the boys’ bracket, defending champion Westlake is seeded to face third-ranked Newton in the second round. Playing in rugged Region 2, Westlake won the regular-seasons title, which included two impressive wins over Pebblebrook, but lost Saturday night in overtime to Pebblebrook, which got the No. 1 seed.

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Wrestling: Seven individual champs lead Camden County to 7A traditional title

Camden County captured its third-straight traditional state title and first Class 7A championship by scoring 259 points. Half of the Wildcats’ 14 state qualifiers walked away with individual state titles, including Sangobunmi Smith (170 pounds) and Antonio Stewart (195 pounds), who finished their seasons with perfect 42-0 records. Nicholas Krug (106), Tyler Crew (113), Brandon Orum (120), Raydan Wilder (138) and Denton Spencer (145) were Camden County’s other five individual <a class="read-more" href="http://highschoolsports.blog.ajc.com/2017/02/11/wrestling-seven-individual-champs-lead-camden-county-to-7a-traditional-title/">...

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Traditional Wrestling Championships return to Macon

The Wrestling Traditional State Championships return to the Macon Centreplex to crown seven classifications of state champs for the first time. The seven schools that outclass their competition and take home traditional state titles will rely on team depth and the individual prowess needed to stack up points necessary to score the sought-after traditional title. Within the rivalries and powerhouse programs’ battle for state bragging are an all-time high in <a class="read-more" href="http://highschoolsports.blog.ajc.com/2017/02/08/traditional-wrestling-championships-return-to-macon/">...

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