Gators Repeat as Region Champions

Gators Repeat as Region Champions

 

The Gator wrestling team won their second consecutive Area championship Saturday in Statesboro bringing their dual meet record to 31 – 4 for the season.  The Gators faced off against South Effingham in round 1 besting the Mustangs 60 – 9.  In the finals the Gators matched up against Statesboro beating the Blue Devils 52 – 9.  This qualifies the Gators for the AAAAA State Dual Championship to be held at the Macon Centriplex Thursday – Saturday, January 11th – 13th.  Venue details and the state championship schedule can be found at www.ghsa.net  Individual results are listed below:

 

Ware vs. South Effingham:  Ware 60         South Effingham 9

106 – Ethan Frye (fr.): win (forfeit)

113 – Colby Walker (so.): win (forfeit)

120 – Brandon Foster (sr.): win (forfeit)

126 – Jeremy Butler (fr.): loss (dec. 11 – 6)

132 – Conner White (so.): win (forfeit)

138 – Banner Thomas (fr.): win (pin 1:25)

145 – Cannon White (so.): win (dec. 6 – 2)

152 – Jahiem Howard (fr.): win (dec. 16 – 10)

160 – Demarion Dennis (sr.): win (pin 46 sec.)

170 – Blaine Aldridge (sr.): loss (pin 3:24)

182 – Nawin Hyers (sr.): win (pin 3:34)

195 – Jesus Hernandez (so.): win (dec. 5 – 2)

220 – Zay Taylor (jr.): win (pin 3:36)

HW – James Lucas (sr.): loss (dec. OT 3 – 1)

 

Ware vs. Statesboro (Area Championship Finals): Ware 52       Statesboro 9

106 – Ethan Frye (fr.): win (forfeit)

113 – Colby Walker (so.): loss (dec. 6 – 1)

120 – Brandon Foster (sr.): win (forfeit)

126 – Lawson Herlong (so.): loss (dec. 0 – 2)

132 – Conner White (so.): win (dec. 3 – 0)

138 – Banner Thomas (fr.): win (dec. 16 – 9)

145 – Cannon White (so.): win (pin 45 sec.)

152 – Jahiem Howard (fr.): win (pin 2:40)

160 – Demarion Dennis (sr.): win (pin 5:08)

170 – Blaine Aldridge (sr.): win (maj. dec. 14 – 2)

182 – Nawin Hyers (sr.): win (pin 50 sec.)

195 – Jesus Hernandez (so.): loss (dec. 3 – 2)

220 – Zay Taylor (jr.): win (dec. 7 – 4)

HW – James Lucas (sr.): win (dec. 3 – 2)

 

Cannon White executes pin....

 

 

Banner Thomas

 

 

Blaine Aldridge

 

 

Zay Taylor

 

 

Conner White

 

 Jeremy Butler

 

 

Demarion Dennis

 

Nawin Hyers

 

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