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GHSA Dual Wrestling Championships: Final Day Recap

7:49 pm Jan. 13, 2018

The GHSA Dual Wrestling Championships in Macon crowned seven champions today. Here is a look at what took place.

Camden County defeated Archer 47-13 to take the Class AAAAAAA crown. Before the latest reclassification, Archer won titles in 2013-16 in Class AAAAAA and Camden took the AAAAA titles in 2015-16. Camden moved past West Forsyth, Hillgrove and Collins Hill to earn the championship berth.

In the finals of the losers bracket, North

GHSA Dual Wrestling Championships: Day 2 Recap

10:23 pm Jan. 12, 2018

The second day of the GHSA Team Dual Wrestling Championships has been completed. Here is a look at what happened on Friday in Macon.

In Class AAAAAAA, Camden County will face Archer tomorrow in the championship match. Camden County, Collins Hill, Archer and North Forsyth advanced to the quarterfinals of the winners bracket. Camden defeated Collins Hill 56-12 to earn the championship berth, and Archer defeated North Forsyth 35-31 to advance.

In the losers bracket, Mountain

GHSA Dual Wrestling Championships: Day 1 Recap

10:03 pm Jan. 11, 2018

The first day of the GHSA Dual Wrestling Championships in Macon is in the books, and for Class AAAAA and Class AAAA, the second round has fully taken place. For Class AAAAAAA and AAAAAA, the second

Dynasties at stake in 2018 state duals

10:48 am Jan. 11, 2018

By Alex Ewalt – aewalt@scoreatl.com

The Macon Centreplex will host the state’s 17th dual wrestling championships from Jan. 11-13. There are several powerhouse teams looking to repeat as state champions, but the competition is strong in each of seven classifications as challengers try to dethrone favorites.

In Class AAAAAAA, Camden County comes in with the goal of defending its 2017 dual wrestling title after taking the Area 1 championship last weekend. The

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

8:01 pm Feb. 11, 2017

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

Traditional Wrestling Championships return to Macon

11:37 am Feb. 8, 2017

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

Wrestling: Camden County tops Archer for 7A dual state title

6:58 pm Jan. 14, 2017

Camden County scored a convincing 50-15 win over Archer in the finals of the GHSA Team Dual State Championships Saturday at the Macon Centreplex to capture the Class 7A title. The Wildcats jumped into the new Class 7A this year after winning three consecutive Class 5A Dual titles. Archer’s attempt at a fifth straight team title in Georgia’s highest classification was denied in the process. Camden County opened the state

GHSA Wrestling Dual State Championships commence in Macon

3:41 pm Jan. 12, 2017

The GHSA Team Dual Wrestling State Championships return to the Macon Centreplex Jan. 12-14 where seven classifications will crown state champs for the first time in state history. This shuffling and reclassification shakes up the field a year after Georgia saw all six of its reigning champs successfully defend titles at the team duals. That was the first time in state history that the defending champs swept the podium.

Wrestling: Historic potential matchup shifts attention to 4A

3:59 pm Jan. 10, 2017

The GHSA Team Dual Wrestling State Championships return to the Macon Centreplex Jan. 12-14 where seven classifications will crown state champs for the first time in state history. This shuffling and reclassification shook up the field a year after Georgia saw all six of its reigning champs successfully defend titles at the team duals. That was the first time in state history that the defending champs swept the podium.

This year,

2016 GHSA Traditional State Wrestling Recap/Results

7:19 pm Feb. 13, 2016

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The dual and traditional high school state wrestling titles were swept in each classification for consecutive years Saturday at the Infinite Energy Arena in Gwinnett. Class AAAAAA Archer, Class AAAAA Camden County, Class AAAA Gilmer, Class AAA Jefferson, Class AA Social Circle and Class A Commerce successfully defended their traditional titles while crowning a combined 35 of the 84 individual state champions across the 14 weight classes and six