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WRESTLING ROUNDUP: North wins Alexander Duals
A recap of high school wrestling action from Saturday
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Forsyth County News

North Forsyth wrestling won the Alexander Duals this past Saturday.

The Raiders went a perfect 5-0 against some impressive competition, including two state duals meet runner-ups from last season.

North defeated perennial state title contender Alexander, 40-33, who was runner-up in Class AAAA, and Woodland-Cartersville, 36-35, who was runner-up in Class AAAAA.

The Raiders also got victories against East Coweta (66-15), Jonesboro (72-12) and Ola (39-31), who finished third at the Class AAAAA traditional tournament last season.

Chase Tenety led North at 106 pounds with match-clinching pins against Alexander and Woodland. Tanner Buggs (160) and Austin Thorton (195) went 4-0, while Ara Johnson (138) and Jordan Cross (170) went 3-0.

SOUTH WINS LANIER: The War Eagles got off to a strong start to the season finishing in first place at the Lanier Longhorn Duals on Saturday.

South finished a perfect 5-0 with wins over Berkmar (54-27), Greater Atlanta Christian (49-21), Lambert (41-21), Lanier (57-24) and St. Francis (58-21).

Felipe Hayes went undefeated on the day at 138 pounds, as did Brennan McCrum (152) and River Faulkner (182).

LAMBERT SECOND: The Longhorns finished second to South at the Lanier Longhorn Duals on Saturday.

Lambert posted wins over Buford, Greater Atlanta Christian, Lanier and Mill Creek and lost to South.

Eric Diemert, Andrew Morin, JT Salgado and Matthew Sheetz each went undefeated in their weight classes.

CENTRAL: The Bulldogs had a nice performance at the North Gwinnett Duals this past Saturday.

Central went 3-2 with win against Baldwin (66-18), Duluth (53-30) and Shiloh (66-18). The Bulldogs lost to Cambridge (42-39) and Mountain View (45-36).

STONECHECK IMPRESSES: West’s Denver Stonecheck had one of the better days at the Trojan Invitational on Saturday at Lassiter.

Stonecheck advanced to the finals at 126 pounds where he lost to Collins Hill’s Ryan Milhoff, a nationally-ranked senior who is committed to Oklahoma.

Other top performers for the Wolverines were Troy Crawford (2nd, 106), Jacob Miller (6th, 132) and Thomas Cooper (7th, 138).