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Blaine Bergey

Blaine Bergey

• School: Buford

• Grade: Senior

• Projected weight class: 170

• Noteworthy:

• Class AAAAA state champion at 160 pounds as a junior last season

• Posted a 53-1 record last season

• Named first-team All-County selection by the Daily Post last season

• Named second-team All-County by the Daily Post as a freshman in 2017

• Ranked No. 19 in the nation in his weight class by Wrestling USA magazine

• Won his weight class at the 2019 Kansas City Stampede tournament

• NHSCA Academic All-American

• Committed to attend and wrestle at Princeton

• Favorite athletes: Yianni Diakomihalis

• Nickname: Blaine

• Best wrestler in the county that's not me: Nick Stonecheck

• Twitter handle: @blaine_bergey

• Coach Tom Beuglas’ take: “Blane is a guy who is not flashy, but knows how to win. He is excellent on his feet and the top position.”

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Charlie Darracott

Charlie Darracott

• School: Buford

• Grade: Senior

• Projected weight class: 160

• Noteworthy:

• Was Class AAAAA state runner-up at 152 pounds with a 51-2 record last season

• Class AAAAA state champion at 145 pounds as a sophomore In 2018

• Was 40-2 in 2017-18

• Class AAAAA state champion at 138 pounds as a freshman in 2017

• Three-time first-team All-County selection by the Daily Post

• Kansas City Stampede individual champion

• NHSCA All-American

• NHSCA Academic Al-American

• Three-time preseason Super Six selection by the Daily Post

• Committed to attend and wrestle at Stanford

• Favorite athlete: Nick Stonecheck

• Nickname: C-Dott

• Best wrestlers in the county that's not me: Blaine Bergey

• Twitter handle: @cdcott

• Coach Tom Beuglas’ take: “Charlie is an outstanding technician. He has a great attitude and loves the sport.”

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Lucas DeSilva

Lucas DeSilva

• School: Collins Hill

• Class: Senior

• Projected weight class: 160

• Noteworthy:

• Class AAAAAAA state champion at 160 pounds with a 59-1 record last season

• Named first-team All-County by the Daily Post as a junior last season

• Class AAAAAAA state champion 145 pounds as a sophomore last season

• Second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post last season

• State runner-up at 132 pounds as a freshman in 2016-17

• Career 176-11 high school record

• Placed third at the National High School Coaches Association tournament as a sophomore

• Two-time Southern Slam tournament champion

• Named All-American at the Kansas City Stampede tournament freshman and sophomore seasons

• Favorite athlete: Muhammad Ali

• Nickname: Gramby Master

• Best wrestler in the county who’s not me: Nick Stonecheck

• Coach Nate Ethridge’s take: “Lucas is just one of the most enjoyable wrestlers to watch in the south. Never a dull moment. (He’s) looking to repeat his performance from last season.”

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Rex McDaniel

Rex McDaniel

• School: North Gwinnett

• Grade: Senior

• Projected weight class: 145

• Noteworthy:

• Class AAAAAAA state runner-up at 145 pounds as a junior last season

• Posted a 49-7 record last season

• First-team All-County selection by the Daily Post as a junior a year ago

• Named second-team All-County by the Daily post his freshmen and sophomore seasons

• State placer in all three previous varsity seasons

• Three-time Region 6-AAAAAAA champion

• Favorite athletes: Austin Keen and Derrick Lewis

• Nickname: Chachi

• Best wrestler in the county that's not me: Nick Stonecheck

• Twitter handle: @rex1mc

• Coach Kyle McKee’s take: “This is an exciting year for Rex. He has big goals and has been working to accomplish them all offseason. Every year, he has climbed the medal stand, and he’s trying to finish his senior year at the top.”

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Garrett Spikes

Garrett Spikes

• School: Mountain View

• Grade: Senior

• Projected weight class: 182

• Noteworthy:

• Class AAAAAAA state champion at 170 pounds with a 49-3 record as a junior last season

• First-team All-County selection by the Daily post at 170 pounds last season

• 2019 Region 7-AAAAAAA champion at 170

• 2019 Gwinnett County champion at 170

• Placed third at 2018 Class AAAAAAA state meet

* Placed sixth at 2017 Class AAAAAAA state meet

• Three-sport varsity athlete (baseball, football, wrestling)

• Committed to attend and play baseball at Georgia

• Favorite athlete: Freddie Freeman

• Nickname: Fatbaby

• Best wrestler in Gwinnett County that's not me: Lucas DeSilva

• Twitter handle: @gspikes17

• Coach Jim Gassman’s take: “He just loves competing. He loves being out on the field or in the competitive arena. He always just finds a way. He’s very intuitive. That’s the kind of athlete he is. He’s not super strong. He’s not super fast. He’s just intuitive, and when you have that ability to see another dimension of a baseball field, a football field or wrestling mat, it works really good for him.”

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Nick Stonecheck

Nick Stonecheck

• School: Buford

• Grade: Senior

• Projected weight class: 145

• Noteworthy:

• Claimed his third straight Class AAAAA state title by winning at 138 pounds last season

• Class AAAAAA state champion at 132 pounds as a sophomore in 2018

• Class AAAAAA state champion at 126 pounds as a freshman in 2017

• Three-time First-team All-County selection by the Daily Post

• U.S. Nationals All-American

• NHSCA All-American (third place)

• Two-time preseason Super Six by the Daily Post

• Kansas City Stampede champion

• Committed to attend and wrestle at Old Dominion

• Career 143-9 record, including a 51-1 mark last season

• Favorite athlete: Floyd Mayweather

• Nickname: Nico

• Best wrestler in the county that's not me: Charlie Darracott

• Twitter handle: @Nstonecheck

• Coach Tom Beuglas’ take: “Nick is extremely tough and aggressive. He is more tenacious than just about anyone that states on the mat with him.”

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