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Wrestling: Top-seeded West cruises past Berkmar, Mill Creek
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West Forsyth punched its ticket to this weekend’s Class 7A duals state tournament on Saturday with wins over Berkmar and Mill Creek.

West, the Region 6-7A duals champion, pummeled Berkmar 71-6 before a 51-23 victory carried the Wolverines into the eight-team tournament Jan. 30 at Partkview High school.

Lambert, the No. 2 team from Region 6-7A, fell one point shy of the tournament after a 37-36 loss to Region 7 champion Mountain View. The Longhorns pounded Discovery in the first match of the day, 78-4.

West will wrestle Tift County in the first round Saturday and would face the Mountain View/Colquitt County winner with a win.

North draws Lowndes in the first round and would face the Archer/Camden County winner with a win.