The 2019 traditional state tournament marks the first in which girls will wrestle in their own tournament. There are 10 weight classes, and all of the state’s classifications are combined. Weight go as low as 95 and up to 225. Girls could always wrestling in GHSA varsity matches, but have not had their own division until sectionals qualifying last week.

Brookwood completed its three-peat on Saturday as the Broncos won the Region 7-AAAAAAA wrestling tournament held at Meadowcreek High School. Brookwood advanced all 14 of its wrestlers to next weekend’s sectionals at Lowndes.

Meadowcreek wrestling coach Jose Helena has been telling Dominican wrestling coaches about Meadowcreek wrestler Joelliuis Rodriguez for more than a year now, and he officially received an invitation to train and compete against some of Latin America’s best wrestlers.

Eight Gwinnett County high school wrestling teams face a short turnaround from their region and area dual-meet championships at the state duals this weekend in Macon.

The end of Harrison Spikes' sophomore season was painful and led him to a realization. Spikes, a three-sport athlete at Mountain View, started wrestling when he was 5. Talent and experience had been enough to keep Spikes on a steady arc of progress.

Four Buford wrestlers won individual championships, helping the team to a runner-up finish at this past weekend’s Mount Mat Madness Tournament in Baltimore.

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