All 14 members of the Wolves wrestling team qualified for the state tournament during the GHSA AAAAAA sectional tournament on Saturday, Feb. 5.
“We wrestled really well, probably the best we have all season,” said head coach Tom Beuglas. “We won some tough matches and have put ourselves in a good position to be successful this weekend at state.”
Rylan Ibold (106), Kieron McCormack (113), Maddox McArthur (120), Drew Gorman (126), Talen Thompson (152) and Trelain Maddox (220) all placed first in their weight classes.
“Our lightweights (Ibold, McCormack, McArthur and Gorman) continued their impressive run and seem to beat whoever is in front of them,” Beuglas said.
Tyler Henley (132), Gavin Pope (138), Grayson Santee (160) and Conor McCloskey (170) all placed second. JT McCullough (145), Aaron Riner (182) and Eddrick Houston (285) placed third. Ben Martin (195) placed fifth, also earning a spot at the state tournament.
“Eddrick Houston had a great day, winning five matches to come back and get third,” Beuglas added. “Trelain Maddox absolutely dominated his weight class as well.”
The Wolves wrestling team was set to travel to Macon for the GHSA state tournament today, Thursday, Feb. 10, and the tournament will continue Friday, Feb. 11.