Elbert County Wrestling Doing Well

December 10, 2012

The Elbert County wrestling team placed 3rd at the West Laurens Raider Invitational. There where a total of 12 teams that attended the tournament. Tyquan Lawrence at 106 placed 3rd, Bain Johnson finished 3rd at 113, Mason Baston finished 4th at 152, Tysean Hall placed 4th at 195. Justin Franklin went 3-2 at 120 and Ryan Crawford went 4-1 at 145. Ben Gaines was injured and was not able to finish the tournament for the Blue Devils, but picked up some wins for the team nonetheless. Mason Gales, Corwin Phelps, Lamarcus Gaines also picked up wins. Coach Shane Anderson was pleased with his team and said, “the team wrestled very well and picked up a lot of bonus points to help the team finish in 3rd place.” The Blue Devil wrestling squad will be at home in the Inferno Tuesday, December 11th to take on Madison and Hart Counties at 5:00. The Middle School wrestling Rams will also be competing in the match.