View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Most Popular Articles

There are no articles at this time.

Brown crowned champion

POSTED: February 25, 2014 7:53 p.m.
/

Brown

View Larger
View More »

Tiger Gavin Brown was crowned champion at the State Traditional Wrestling Championships on Feb. 22. The tournament was a one-day event held at Buford High School.

Brown, who wrestles at 182 pounds, opened the tournament with a 4-1 decision over Isaiah Hale from North Hall. With the win, Brown advanced to the semi-finals.

In the semis, Brown defeated AJ Edmond of Elbert County, 7-2.

In the finals, the Tiger defeated Phillip Dean from Banks County, 6-5, in a very exciting match. Dean came into the final with a 52-4 record.

Brown, who was runner-up in the same weight class last season, finished the season with a 48-2 record.

Four other Dawson County wrestlers competed at the meet.

In the 220-pound weight class, senior Keaton Toal took third place after defeating Justin Loredo from Buford in a major decision, 10-2.

Toal got off to a great start. He defeated Loredo (31-20) in the opening round. In the semis, Toal was pinned by Matt Dilbeck (41-4) from Banks County. Toal finished his season with a 40-5 record for Head Coach Arron Haynes' team.

Also wrestling at the state meet were Justin Evans (31-9) at 113 pounds, Harrison Adams (28-11) at 132 pounds, and Brett Whalen (36-16) at 195 pounds.

Dawson County finished tied with Adairsville and Pierce County for 11th place as a team. The Tigers picked up 35 teams points.

Winning the state championship was Buford with 156 points. Runner-up was Banks County with 101 points.

The season is now over for the Tigers.

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Tigers bounce back on gridiron
Austin Young fights for yar...
Dawson picks up region win ...
Players meet at the net aft...
JV Tigers pick up another b...
Ethan Cameron finds a runni...
Eight grade Tigers lose to ...
Hayden McKinney runs past a...
School system wins financia...
The finance department of t...
The lost art of handwriting
Kaitlyn Gillespie demonstra...
REACH scholars named in cer...
Dr. Janice Darnell addresse...
Job hunters attend North Ge...
Georgia Mountains Regional ...
Dawson County shuts out War...
Kolton Brumbelow fights off...
 

Please wait ...