Gators Finish 8th in the State Traditional Wrestling Tournament

Gators Finish 8th in the State Traditional Wrestling Tournament

The Gator wrestling completed their season with an 8th place finish at the GHSA State Traditional Championship held at the Macon Centreplex in Macon GA, placing 4 out of their 11 qualifiers and having 2 finish in the top 8.  The 2017 Gator state placers are Britton Jones (sr.) at 195 lbs. placing 4th, Brandon Foster (jr.) at 113 lbs. placing 4th, Cole White (sr.) at 152 lbs. placing 5th, and Reese Poole (so.) at 120 lbs. placing 6th. Rick Walker (jr.) at 138 lbs. and Nawin Hyers (jr.) at 182 lbs. each were 1 match away from placing and finished top 8.  For complete individual details and team scores see below.  You can also watch any match from the GHSA state championships by going to www.trackwrestling.com and clicking on the event 2017 GHSA State Championships. 

 
 

2017 GHSA State Championships Results for Ware County
5A-113 - Brandon Foster (63-7) placed 4th and scored 14.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Brandon Foster (Ware County) 63-7 won by major decision over Alex Gruenig (Riverwood) 23-9 (MD 14-1)
    Quarterfinal - Jaysean Galloway (Clarke Central) 49-17 won by decision over Brandon Foster (Ware County) 63-7 (Dec 10-8)
    Cons. Round 2 - Brandon Foster (Ware County) 63-7 won by major decision over Harrison Jaggers (Starrs Mill) 20-20 (MD 11-0)
    Cons. Round 3 - Brandon Foster (Ware County) 63-7 won by decision over Luke Frost (Carrollton) 6-4 (Dec 5-4)
    Cons. Semi - Brandon Foster (Ware County) 63-7 won in sudden victory - 1 over Michael Parker (Dutchtown) 11-3 (SV-1 3-1)
    3rd Place Match - Hunter Daniel (Ola) 41-14 won by decision over Brandon Foster (Ware County) 63-7 (Dec 5-0)

5A-120 - Reese Poole (48-37) placed 6th and scored 10.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Armon Newbill (Hiram) 40-20 won by fall over Reese Poole (Ware County) 48-37 (Fall 1:34)
    Cons. Round 1 - Reese Poole (Ware County) 48-37 won by fall over Chase Hartman (Buford) 32-23 (Fall 4:27)
    Cons. Round 2 - Reese Poole (Ware County) 48-37 won by fall over Coby Ficklin (Southwest Dekalb) 27-8 (Fall 3:38)
    Cons. Round 3 - Reese Poole (Ware County) 48-37 won by decision over Cameron Haynie (Villa Rica) 5-4 (Dec 4-2)
    Cons. Semi - Armon Newbill (Hiram) 40-20 won by decision over Reese Poole (Ware County) 48-37 (Dec 6-0)
    5th Place Match - Corey Minner (Dutchtown) 35-7 won by decision over Reese Poole (Ware County) 48-37 (Dec 8-7)

5A-126 - Conner White (38-14) place is unknown and scored 1.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Rodre Fears (Southwest Dekalb) 28-9 won by fall over Conner White (Ware County) 38-14 (Fall 1:30)
    Cons. Round 1 - Conner White (Ware County) 38-14 won by decision over Xavier Schoot (Statesboro) 22-16 (Dec 6-3)
    Cons. Round 2 - Luchiano Jenkins (Stockbridge) 48-15 won by fall over Conner White (Ware County) 38-14 (Fall 2:42)

5A-138 - Rick Walker (35-17) place is unknown and scored 7.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Rick Walker (Ware County) 35-17 won by fall over Joshua Veley (Woodland (Cartersville)) 26-16 (Fall 2:34)
    Quarterfinal - Charlie Darracott (Buford) 50-8 won by fall over Rick Walker (Ware County) 35-17 (Fall 3:42)
    Cons. Round 2 - Rick Walker (Ware County) 35-17 won by fall over Tyler Webb (Flowery Branch) 4-4 (Fall 1:57)
    Cons. Round 3 - Anthony Dawson (Fayette County) 33-5 won by fall over Rick Walker (Ware County) 35-17 (Fall 3:51)

5A-152 - Cole White (58-9) placed 5th and scored 13.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Cole White (Ware County) 58-9 won by fall over Kyle Holley (Hiram) 8-7 (Fall 3:22)
    Quarterfinal - Cole White (Ware County) 58-9 won by fall over Wyatt Sladek (Flowery Branch) 5-4 (Fall 3:13)
    Semifinal - Trent Ferguson (Buford) 51-12 won by decision over Cole White (Ware County) 58-9 (Dec 6-4)
    Cons. Semi - Justin Gittemeier (Union Grove) 34-13 won by fall over Cole White (Ware County) 58-9 (Fall 3:06)
    5th Place Match - Cole White (Ware County) 58-9 won by decision over Vance Windon (Starrs Mill) 21-12 (Dec 10-7)

5A-160 - Quay McKinney (24-20) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Tristan Bozoian (Buford) 40-16 won by decision over Quay McKinney (Ware County) 24-20 (Dec 6-1)
    Cons. Round 1 - Levi Leach (Walnut Grove) 47-25 won by decision over Quay McKinney (Ware County) 24-20 (Dec 7-0)

5A-170 - Eli Hodge (50-16) place is unknown and scored 4.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Eli Hodge (Ware County) 50-16 won by fall over Jamal Boyd (Cedar Shoals) 4-4 (Fall 2:24)
    Quarterfinal - Cooper Roberts (Buford) 47-12 won by fall over Eli Hodge (Ware County) 50-16 (Fall 4:24)
    Cons. Round 2 - Gavin Venable (Union Grove) 31-24 won by decision over Eli Hodge (Ware County) 50-16 (Dec 6-5)

5A-182 - Nawin Hyers (50-13) place is unknown and scored 7.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Nawin Hyers (Ware County) 50-13 won by fall over JT Patton (Loganville) 21-24 (Fall 3:52)
    Quarterfinal - Sam Ashway (Kell) 19-0 won by fall over Nawin Hyers (Ware County) 50-13 (Fall 1:55)
    Cons. Round 2 - Nawin Hyers (Ware County) 50-13 won by fall over Homero Perez (Villa Rica) 5-4 (Fall 1:11)
    Cons. Round 3 - Kori Walker (Veterans) 49-9 won by major decision over Nawin Hyers (Ware County) 50-13 (MD 9-1)

5A-195 - Britton Jones (55-8) placed 4th and scored 17.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Britton Jones (Ware County) 55-8 won by fall over Ethan Howell (Hiram) 31-16 (Fall 2:36)
    Quarterfinal - Britton Jones (Ware County) 55-8 won by fall over Tre Storey (Bainbridge) 30-7 (Fall 1:41)
    Semifinal - Jack Ness (Buford) 32-5 won by major decision over Britton Jones (Ware County) 55-8 (MD 14-6)
    Cons. Semi - Britton Jones (Ware County) 55-8 won by major decision over Will Foster (Hampton) 27-13 (MD 11-1)
    3rd Place Match - Nathan Woolf (Kell) 37-8 won by decision over Britton Jones (Ware County) 55-8 (Dec 6-3)

5A-220 - Zay Taylor (34-16) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - John Downing (Buford) 18-16 won by fall over Zay Taylor (Ware County) 34-16 (Fall 5:14)
    Cons. Round 1 - Wyderius Andrews (Griffin) 9-6 won by major decision over Zay Taylor (Ware County) 34-16 (MD 12-3)

5A-285 - James Lucas (3-4) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
    Champ. Round 1 - Martez Hudson (Carrollton) 5-2 won by fall over James Lucas (Ware County) 3-4 (Fall 0:16)
    Cons. Round 1 - Chris Georgia (Warner Robins) 14-15 won by fall over James Lucas (Ware County) 3-4 (Fall 2:56)

 

Team Scores 5A

1. Buford 243.5

2. Union Grove 160.02. Woodland (Cartersville) 160.0

4. Cass 117.0

5. Ola 103.5

6. Clarke Central 95.5

7. Carrollton 91.5

8. Ware County 73.0

9. Veterans 68.0

10. Kell 64.0

11. Whitewater 53.0

12. Starrs Mill 52.0

13. Locust Grove 50.5

14. Fayette County 38.0

15. Bainbridge 34.0

16. East Paulding 31.0

16. Hampton 31.0

18. Southwest Dekalb 28.0

19. Dutchtown 27.0

20. Flowery Branch 25.5

21. Lithonia 21.0

22. Arabia Mountain 20.0

22. Rome 20.0

24. Morrow 19.0

25. Harris County 18.0

26. Decatur 16.0

26. Hiram 16.0

28. Jones County 15.0

29. Walnut Grove 14.5

30. Stockbridge 14.0

31. Warner Robins 8.0

32. Thomas Co. Central 7.0

32. Villa Rica 7.0

32. Woodland (Stockbridge) 7.0

35. New Hampstead 5.0

35. South Effingham 5.0

37. Riverwood 4.0
38. Griffin 2.0

38. Loganville 2.0

40. Statesboro 1.0

41. Cedar Shoals 0.0

41. Johnson 0.0

41. McIntosh 0.0

41. Miller Grove 0.0

 

 

 

 

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