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Tigers grapplers win Warrior Rumble

WALNUT GROVE -- Alcovy's wrestling team recently won the Warrior Rumble at Walnut Grove as nine wrestlers took the top spot in their weight class with three other placing second.

Winning all three of their bouts were Hunter Smith (120), Jake Hendrix (132), Austin Richardson (160), Parfait Fondseyuh (170), Kamari Williams (182), Daquan Perkins (220) and Ryan Adams (185). Going 2-0 were Austin Guy (106) and Jerry Pike (113) while Ausrin Warren (126), Naquell Roman (152) and Michael Thurman (195) finished in second place with a record of 2-1.Rams finish runner-up in North Oconee DualsBOGART -- Newton wrestling team went 4-1 in the North Oconee Duals on Saturday to take second place.The Rams lost to Social Circle in the finals while getting wins over Lanier, Monticello and Woodland.Eastside finishes in top half of Panther InvitationalJEFFERSON -- The Eastside wrestling team wrestled well enough to finish in the top half of the 21-team tournament coming in eighth overall in the Panther Invitational at Jackson County High School.

Kevin Thompson, who has won all his matches this season to go 15-0, won the 152-pound weight division with Misha Felton finishing third in the 132-pound category and Tyler Campbell coming in fourth in the 160-pound class. Others winning matches and but coming up short from placing included Rod Boley, Levi Leach, Patrick Cochran, Garrett Yates and Max Mayfield.