All six dual titlists repeat in GHSA Traditional Wrestling Championships

8:18 pm Feb. 14, 2015

By Craig Sager

For the first time since 2005, each dual state championship team completed the season sweep Saturday and captured the GHSA Traditional Wrestling titles at the Macon Centreplex including Jefferson’s 15th straight championship.
In Class AAAAAA, Gwinnett County’s Archer swept the titles for a third consecutive time by cruising past second-place Chattahoochee 235.5 to 99.0. The Tigers had five individual state champions: Chris Diaz (132 pounds), Thomas Bullard (160), Daniel

Wrestling state championship preview

1:57 pm Feb. 12, 2015

Two-time defending Class AAAAAA champion Archer has once again loaded the field and sent a wrestler to state in all 14 weight classes from its nationally-ranked roster.

“Obviously our goal was to get all 14 in,” said Archer head coach Tom Beuglas in an interview with the Gwinnett Daily Post, “ The guys are wrestling good and everybody’s healthy so I feel pretty good about it.”

Archer’s Grant Aycox (138), Thomas Bullard

Wrestling: Area tournaments start road to state

11:39 am Jan. 29, 2015

The road to Macon starts now as the state sorts out its Area Tournaments and sends this year’s qualifiers to next weekend’s sectionals. The top four wrestlers in each weight class of the Area action will advance to sectionals. The traditional state championship is a numbers game as the more wrestlers a school qualifies for state, the better the chance they will have to score a state title. This truth

Dual state champs face challenge of sweeping titles

3:36 pm Jan. 20, 2015

Since the inception of crowning dual state champions in 2002, we have seen 48 of the 67 dual state champions go on to complete the season sweep and take home the traditional state title the following month. Last year, Archer, Gilmer, Buford, Jefferson and Commerce completed the sweep while Cambridge upset dual state champion Pope in Class AAAAA and grabbed the Bears’ first-ever state title in any sport. Jefferson has

Archer cruises to third straight team GHSA Team Dual State Title

6:45 pm Jan. 17, 2015

Archer, one of four programs that successfully defended its state title at the Macon Centreplex on Saturday, outscored North Paulding (51-20), Chattahoochee (66-14) and Collins Hill (55-18) by a combined 110 points in the winners bracket before closing out its dominating run to a third straight Class AAAAAA team dual championship with a 66-3 blowout over Etowah.
Archer’s reputation as the state’s top wrestling program and as a national power was

Team dual wrestling championship preview

10:57 am Jan. 14, 2015

If the Area Duals were an indication to things to come, this weekend’s state duals set up to be one of the most competitive the state has seen. Thrilling finishes were a theme this past weekend, but there were also the title hopefuls that won in convincing fashion and showed the state that they are the team to beat this weekend.

Class AAAAAA two-time defending dual champion Archer was one of

State title hopefuls gear up for Area Duals; Class AAAAAA poll heavy at top

10:45 am Jan. 7, 2015

Three of our six defending Dual state champions (Pope, Buford, Jefferson) find themselves in different classifications this year and that is sure to shake up this weekend’s Area Duals. In Class AAAAAA, Pope will look to win the Area 5-AAAAAA title for the first time with a field highlighted by Etowah, Roswell and Woodstock. Pope handled Etowah 53-19 on Dec. 3 and topped Roswell the previous weekend at Hillgrove 51-27.

Final wrestling rankings

2:24 pm Feb. 25, 2014

The traditional championships have been decided at long last and, consequently, the wrestling season has come to an end. Archer, Gilmer and Jefferson repeated traditional state crowns, while Cambridge won its first state championship of

Traditional wrestling championship results

1:53 pm Feb. 23, 2014

Compiled by Score Atlanta


Team Standings:

1. Archer 249, 2. Camden County 183.5, 3. Collins Hill 102.5, 4. Chattahoochee 80, 5. North Forsyth 64, 6. Parkview 56.5, 7. Lowndes 50.5, 8. McEachern 45, 9. Marietta 44.5, 10. Brookwood 43.

Individual Standings:

106 pounds: 1. Andrew Burpee Habersham Central, 2. Matthew Sheetz Lambert, 3. Vinny Artigues Archer, 4. Todd Small North Gwinnett.

113 pounds: 1. Alonzo Allen Rockdale County, 2. Jordan Pitt Chattahoochee, 3. Codi

Wrestling: Cambridge wins first-ever state title

9:17 pm Feb. 22, 2014

Archer won its second traditional state championship in a row as five Tigers wrestlers won state championships

Saturday at the Class AAAAAA traditional state championship meet at Chattahoochee. Archer also won dual wrestling championships the past