MT. AIRY — The Buford Wolves wrestling team took home the Region 8-AAAAAA Traditional title on Saturday at Habersham Central High School.
Buford accumulated 290.5 points to take first while the region runner-up, Lanier had 151 points. Dacula placed third with 129.5 points.
The Wolves were able to qualify all 14 of their wrestlers to compete at the traditional state meet on Friday, February 12, 2021, at the Macon Centreplex. Thirteen of those that qualified for state did so with an individual region championship title under their belts. Lanier and Dacula each had 10 players qualify for state.
Below are the individual weight class results.
106: Winner – Rylan Ibold, Buford; Runner-Up – Tyler Ramos, Lanier
113: Winner – Tucker Kazienko, Buford; Runner-Up – Cabe Doker, Lanier
120: Winner – Gavin Pope, Buford; Runner-Up – Ethan Ross, Dacula
126: Winner – Tyler Henley, Buford; Runner-Up – Ed Chastain, Habersham Central
132: Winner – Nick Cambria, Buford; Runner-Up – Wyatt Smith, Lanier
138: Winner – Dylan Bozoian, Buford; Runner-Up – Jacob Bourgeois, Lanier
145: Winner – Camden Doker, Lanier; Runner-Up – T.J. McCullough, Buford
152: Winner – Grayson Santee, Buford; Runner-Up – Conner Dubreuiel, Dacula
160: Winner – Talen Thompson, Buford; Runner-Up – Bryson Jaske; Lanier
170: Winner – Aaron Riner, Buford; Runner-Up – Colby Watson, Habersham Central
182: Winner – Jacob Downing, Buford; Runner-Up – Blake Gehrisch, Lanier
195: Winner – Aaron Kirkland, Buford; Runner-Up – Yonah Ji, Lanier
220: Winner – Luis Abonza, Buford; Runner-Up – Dalton King, Habersham Central
285: Winner – Caden Williams, Buford; Runner-Up – Lukas Ricci, Habersham Central
— Staff Reports