Several local wrestlers win at state

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Several local high school wrestlers won state titles this past week/weekend at GHSA Traditional Championships held at the Macon Centreplex. Houston County had three qualify at the AAAAAA level. They were Bryan Hernandez, Reed Vincent and D’Monte Harris. Hernandez, a junior, won in the 132-pound weight class. He beat Alan Tran via a fall at the 1:03 mark. Vincent, another …

Perry falls; VHS stays alive in team duals

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Jan. 11 Update Veterans got off to a great start in the 2018 GHSA Team Dual Wrestling State Championships being held Thursday-Saturday at the Macon Centreplex. The Warhawks opened the tournament by facing off against Whitewater on Thursday. They won easily, 69-9. About seven hours later, they took on Locust Grove. Close, but Veterans came up just short, 34-31. That …

Bears third at “Smackdown in the Mactown” event

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Houston County High’s wrestling squad grappled their way to a third-place finish at the “Smackdown in the Mactown” tournament held this past weekend in Macon. Mount de Sales and Howard join to host the annual event. Individually for the Bears, Reed Vincent received the Best Individual Wrestler award. He, Head Coach Todd George said, only allowed one total point to …

Perry third at Westminster Duals; HoCo’s Reed Vincent third in Rumble

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Perry finished third at the Westminster Duals Saturday. In the openers, the Panthers defeated Marist, 55-22, fell to St. Pius, 49-24, and were edged by the host, 43-42. They then lost to Heritage-Coosa, 45-27, and Adairsville, 33-32. Zeke Taylor and Ethan Barker were two of Perry’s top finishers. Both were 5-0. Also, Brannen Moss, Carleek Woodsen and Jordan Karchella each …

Veterans, Perry contend at state team dual championships

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Veterans High’s wrestling team started off well enough at the GHSA Team Dual Wrestling Championships held Thursday-Saturday in Macon. The Warhawks, Region 1-AAAAA representatives along with Harris County, opened with a 48-28 win over Starr’s Mill. Events took a turn for the worse from there. Buford was their next draw. The Wolves had opened with an 84-0 win over Arabia …