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Wrestlers take two of three
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Keaton Toal gets a pin during a match against Fannin County. - photo by Ryan Coker Dawson Community News

Head Coach Arron Haynes' Dawson County High School wrestling team won two of three matches last week. The Tigers are currently 8-4 overall on the season.

The Tigers traveled Dec. 13 to Dahlonega to wrestle Lumpkin County and White County.

The Tigers dropped a 42-30 decision to Lumpkin before defeating White County, 44-33.

Both matches were wrestled at Lumpkin County Middle School.

Winning by a pin over the Indians were: James Evans (126 pounds) over William McGarity, Preston Adams (160 pounds) against Andrew Davis, Joseph Toal (195 pounds) over Wynston Sugarman and Josh Gee (220 pounds) over Ryan Stapleton.

Cory Jenkins (132 pounds) defeated Robert Harris from Lumpkin by a 9-3 decision.

Dawson's Travis Dawson (138 pounds) didn't let James Stewart score and went on to win the match by a 5-0 margin.

The Tigers bounced back against White County and won 44-33.

Anthony Underwood (106 pounds) pinned Hunter Norton from White to begin the win over the Warriors.

Also pinning their opponents were: James Evans (126 pounds) over Anthony Gallimore; Cory Jenkins (132 pounds) over Bryson Jackson; Levi Pressley against Robbie Frye; Preston Adams (160 pounds) over Wil Stonecypher and Evan Kells (182 pounds) over Sean Greer.

At 195 pounds, Joseph Toal won by a 16-6 major decision over Andrew Posten.

Also winning by way of major decision was Josh Gee by a 20-10 score against the Warriors' Joseph Lewis.

Dawson County also wrestled against Fannin County on Dec. 16 in Blue Ridge.

The Tigers came away with a 76-6 win. Individual match results from that contest were not available as of press time.

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