By: Tyler Winn
The Elbert County Blue Devil wrestling squad faced 13 different teams in the 4-AAA Area Traditional Championship this past weekend. The Devils came in fourth overall for the competition. 6 Blue Devils qualified for sectionals by placing in the top 4 of their weight classes. At 220 pounds, Dessen Bolton defeated his opponent by a score of 10-6 to be crowned the Area Champion. K’Taro Cade finished as the Area Runner-up at 182 pounds. Finishing in third place was Devil Reid Fuller at 170 pounds. Tyquan Lawrence finished in 4th place at 106 pounds along with Bain Johnson at 113 pounds and Ken Allen at 285 pounds. Finishing in 5th were Mason Baston at 145 pounds and Defferious Calhoun at 138 pounds as they were both named alternates for the Sectional Tournament. Blue Devil Dylan Sanders at 160 pounds, advanced to the semi-final match but an injury kept from finishing.