MACON, Ga. — Gordon Lee and Gilmer County added to their wrestling hardware Saturday with team titles at the GHSA Traditional Wrestling Championships.
Trojans won the Class A team title with 187 points, including individual titles for Johnny Ragsdale (113 pounds), Alex Spires (138) and Will Jacks (145) to easily out-distance rival Holy Innocents by 16 points. Gordon Lee also had four individual runners-up.
Gilmer County used the individual titles of Cameron Perry (126) and Johnie Flakes (138) to amass 182.5 points to easily win the Class AAAA title, the 11th in coach Sam Snider's career.
Also winning area individual titles were Southeast Whitfield's Carlos Fraire at 220 pounds in Class AAAA and Chattooga's J.J. Blankenship at 126 pounds in Class AA.
Read more about the GHSA championships in Sunday's Times Free Press.
Lindsey Young is a sports writer at the Chattanooga Times Free Press who started work at the Chattanooga News-Free Press 24 years ago. He covers the Northwest Georgia prep beat and NASCAR. Lindsey’s hometown is Ringgold, Ga., and he graduated from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. He received an associate’s degree from Dalton Junior College (now Dalton State) and a bachelor’s degree in communications from UTC. He has won several writing awards, including two Tennessee Sports ...