32 results for tag: Wrestling

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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Only 17 spots left in state tournament field

Only 17 berths in the Class AAAAAA basketball tournament remain up for grabs after two days of play in the region tournaments.

Thirteen boys teams and 13 girls teams had byes into the region semifinals and ...

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Tuesday basketball scores

January 17, 2017 Basketball Scores By Score Atlanta

Girls Americus-Sumter 60, Shaw 36 Burke County 57, Hephzibah 55 Butler 33, Glenn Hills 27 Calhoun 64, Sonoraville 32 Carrollton 64, Rome 50 Cass 64, East Paulding 43 Central-Macon 62, Westside-Macon 39 Cherokee 72, Walton 26 Colquitt County 78, Lowndes 71 Cross Creek 44, Baldwin 34 Dacula 41, Lanier 35 Dade County 51, Pepperell 33 Dodge County 60, Southwest 38 Douglas County 61, New Manchester 46 Eagles Landing 58, Hampton 25 Gainesville 53, Apalachee 31 Grayson 50, North Gwinnett 41 Haralson County 63, ...

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Jefferson’s wrestling dynasty continues with 16th straight dual title

The state’s longest-lasting dynasty continued over the weekend as Jefferson defeated Gilmer 35-28 to capture its 16th straight state title at the GHSA Dual State Wrestling tournament in Macon. Gilmer’s streak of seven straight state titles was snapped in the Dragons’ first year in Class 4A.

Jefferson head coach Doug Thurmond’s squad ran through the field of teams and dominated their four opponents en route to the crown. The Dragons’ included <a class="read-more" href="http://highschoolsports.blog.ajc.com/2017/01/18/jeffersons-wrestling-dynasty-continues-with-16th-straight-dual-title/">...

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