View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Most Popular Articles

There are no articles at this time.

Brown captures second

Finishes with 53-2 record for season

POSTED: February 19, 2013 5:24 p.m.
Ryan Coker Dawson Community News/

Tiger wrestler Gavin Brown maneuvers for position against Austin Ross from Morgan County.

View Larger

Sophomore Tiger wrestler Gavin Brown captured a second place finish Saturday during the State Traditional Wrestling Tournament in Macon.

Brown (182-pounds) lost in the finals to Chip Ness from Buford High School.

In his first match of the tournament, Brown defeated Hayden Dillbeck from Banks County, 3-2. In the next round Gavin pinned Austin Ross from Morgan County to reach the final match.

Brown had a great season and finished with a 53-2 record.

"I am excited about the career Gavin has in front of him," said coach Arron Haynes. "To have the season he had as a sophomore ... is outstanding and hopefully a preview of things to come."

Wrestling in his final tournament in high school, senior Evan Kells also had an impressive showing at state.

Kells wrestles in the 170-pound weight class. Kells picked up a fourth place finish for the Tigers.

Kells lost the opening match to Dalvon Ledford from Jackson High School. Ledford went on to win the state championship.

Kells then bounced back to defeat Dalvin Lott from Swainsboro and Fredrick Armstrong from McNair before losing to eventual third-place finisher Gerry Vessel from Cartersville.

Kells finished the season with a 51-7 record.

Keaton Toal and Harley Vaughn also wrestled at the state meet.

Toal (195-pounds) lost both matches to Andrew Posten from White County and Nate Long from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe.

Long finished with a third place medal.

Posten was fourth in the weight class.

Toal finished the season with a 26-6 record.

Vaughn (285-pounds) was eliminated from the tournament following a tough loss to Ken Allen from Elbert County by a 5-3 decision.

Vaughn lost his first round match to Billy Seward from Oconee County.

Vaughn completed the season with a 24-11 record.

Dawson County compiled 27 team points to finish 14th in the state. Woodward Academy captured the state championship with 138 points. Oconee County finished second, followed by Banks County and Buford.

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Tigers take down Warriors
Cullen Reed sinks free thro...
Lady Tigers win at home ove...
Emma Brown dribbles past a ...
Local teen collects donatio...
Shannon Porter, second from...
Seniors mimic masters with ...
The senior center held thei...
Robinson teacher finds her ...
Brittany Bronson poses with...
Jack Trammell named Hugh O’...
Priscilla Taylor of the Wom...
Don't rain on our parade
Children posed with the Gri...
City seeks to save longtime...
Plennie Robinson’s old home...
Tigers get win over Northvi...
The Dawson County Tigers pl...
Lady Tigers fall short agai...
Kati Brady brings the ball ...
 

Please wait ...