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Dawson wrestlers win Amicalola Classic
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For the first time in nine years, the Dawson County varsity wrestling squad took the top spot in the Amicalola Classic Tournament.

Last weekend, the Tigers earned 310 total points to defeat runner-up Buford (210), third-place Towns County (180), and fourth-place Murphy N.C. (141.5) in the event held at Dawson County High School.

In round one, Dawson County took on East Jackson, earning a 66-16 team victory.

The Tigers then dominated Walnut Grove 69-12 in round two.

Dawson County defeated Towns County in the third round, then earned a 72-10 victory over Chattooga in the fourth round.


Dawson County placers in Saturdays individual tournament:

Justin Evans (third place, 106 pounds)

Quade Buytendorp (third place, 113)

Jonathan Mulberry (fourth place, 120)

James Evans (second place, 126)

Coty Greer (fourth place, 126)

Cory Jenkins (second place, 132)

Travis Dawson (second place, 138)

Zach Guy (second place, 145)

Kevin Holtzclaw (third place, 152)

Preston Adams (second place, 160)

Gavin Brown (third place, 170)

Danny Maciolek (fourth place, 170)

Evan Kells (second place, 182)

Keaton Toal (second place, 195)

Colton Chester (first place, 220)

Josh Gee (third place, 285)

Connor McGrew (fourth place, 285)