Wrestling: Archer splits up, wins two

By Stephen Black

Score Atlanta

Class AAAAAA No. 2 Archer won two meets over the weekend as two squads traveled to separate meets to compete. The Tigers won the Danny Boyd Duals in Osceola, Fla., after going 8-0 in the meet. Among others, Archer defeated defending Class AAAAA state duals champion and current AAAAAA No. 3 Camden County as well as the host squad, Osceola, one of the top teams in Florida. The Tigers beat Osceola 39-22 and Camden County 40-20. In the win over Camden County, M.J. Couzan, Ernest Alexander, Elliott Lee, Zach Wright, Christopher Diaz, Michael Aycox, Sam Bullard, DaQuan Olbert and Vinny Artigues each won their matches. The other Archer team won the Brookwood Invitational with 125 points, edging out Class A No. 3 Commerce which scored 121.5. Orlando Nawade and Brandon Weber each won their weight classes for the Tigers. … Class AAAAAA No. 1 Collins Hill competed in the Clovis West Invitational Friday and Saturday in Clovis, Calif. The Eagles, defending Class AAAAA traditional champions, went 3-2 in the tournament. Sean Russell and Ryan Milhof each won their weight classes with 8-0 records. Codi Russell went 6-2 and came in second while Griffin Riley and Michael Roquet finished third. … Mt. Zion-Carroll won its own tournament Saturday by taking the 10th Annual Screamin’ Eagle Meet. It is the first time in event history that the hosts have won. Mt. Zion finished with 196 points ahead of Pepperell (second place), Villa Rica (third) and seven other squads. Ashton Robinson, Jesse Henderson and Will Sizemore each won their weight classes for the Eagles. … Roswell came in second Saturday at the Morgan County Christmas Classic with 246.5 points behind tournament champ Banks County, which totaled 260.5. … Creekview defeated Pickens 51-18 on Dec. 5 in a dual match. The Grizzlies then won the Creekview Invitational Saturday by knocking off Allatoona and Chestatee, which finished tied for second place, and 14 other squads. Creekview’s Joseph Sorrentino was named Most Outstanding Heavyweight after pinning his opponent in the finals of the 195-pound class. … No. 9 Meadowcreek won the Black Knight Duals at Central Gwinnett Saturday. The Mustangs out-grappled Centennial, Duluth, Central Gwinnett and Class AAA No. 8 McNair on their way to the championship. … No. 4 Brookwood won the Battle of Five Forks over No. 8 Parkview on Dec. 5, 35-20. The Broncos got wins from Austin Williams , Drew McCorkle, Wyatt Jozwowski, James Pham, Andrew Collins, Stephen Solamon, Josh Moore and Terrell Anderson. … Collins Hill defeated No. 5 Kennesaw Mountain 41-33 on Dec. 5. Codi Russell, Sean Russell, Ryan Milhof, Griffin Riley, Michael Roquet, Jimmy Gall and Anthony Codella each won for the Eagles.

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December 11th, 2012
11:27 pm

got a headache reading the above paragraph. like one big run on sentence


December 11th, 2012
11:51 pm

i did too… But, I’m always happy when the ajc covers wrestling. Keep it up please. Georgia wrestling is getting big.