Wrestling: Top-ranked teams come through with early wins

By Stephen Black

Score Atlanta

Class AA No. 1 Jefferson won the Spartan Slam at West Hall. Flowery Branch came in second and Dawson County took third. … Class AAAAAA No. 1 Collins Hill edged host Class AAAA No. 1 Alexander 37-35 in the Alexander Duals Saturday. Class AAAAAA No. 9 Parkview took third with a 50-15 win over Southeast Whitfield while Class AAAAA No. 6 Ola came in fifth after a 34-24 win over Carrollton. Lee County came in seventh by beating Douglas County 45-33. … For Parkview, Ben Boatright, Edwin Lindsey, Alex Pham, Harry Schmid and Kamaal Shakur each went undefeated at the meet. Alexander’s Cody Dickerson, Spencer Gray, Morgan Holloman and Chad Starnes each were undefeated during the meet. … Class AAAA No. 2 Gilmer beat host Woodward Academy, Eagle’s Landing, Heritage-Conyers and Locust Grove at the Early Bird Duals Monday. … Senior 165/174-pounder Tyler Askey of Northgate signed with the University of Virginia and traveled to Charlottesville over the weekend to watch his future teammates compete. … Milton senior 125-pounder Phillip Anderson signed with Gardner-Webb on Oct. 29.

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Rufus Mosley

November 20th, 2012
11:41 pm

Welcome to the Family, Philip Anderson


November 21st, 2012
12:53 pm

Congrats to philip and good luck this season. This is one lid who has worked really hard to get where he is now.