Lee wrestlers ready for traditional state meet - NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News

Lee wrestlers ready for traditional state meet

Posted: Updated:
LEESBURG, GA (WALB) -

 

Lee County Trojans will have seven wrestlers competing at the GHSA traditional state meet in Macon.

 

After winning the team region title, Lee County won the area title two weeks ago.

Last weekend, they qualified seven wrestlers for state at the sectional meet.

Lamar Wynn, Alex Davis, Devon Yelverton, Tyler Morgan, Chris Rackley, Collins Tinsley and Colton Grove will all wrestle for a state title in their respective weight classes.

Davis, Yelverton and Grove are all highly seeded and all three wrestled at last year's state meet.

Something they say should help their chances this year.

 

"It is a different experience. it kind of messes with you to begin with. it helps out to be used to the environment," said Alex Davis.

 

"That is what it comes down to heart and being confident in yourself. knowing the moves you are going to do are going to work. You can't be nervous.  You can't go out there and worry about something that happen the week before," said Devon Yelverton.

 

"Everybody learns it takes hard work to get to state.  There is always alot of tough competition up there.  You have to give it everything you have," said Colton Grove.

The GHSA traditional state wrestling meet runs through Saturday in Macon.

 

 

 

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.  

 

  • SportsMore>>

  • Fresh faces lead Dinwiddie in search of repeat

    Fresh faces lead Dinwiddie in search of repeat

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:12:28 GMT
    Last season, Dinwiddie posted one of the most dominant showings in recent area high school football history. Not only did the Generals finish a perfect 15-0 on the way to the program's first state championship,More >>
    The Generals replace 14 starters and only return two on offense from last year's state title-winning team, but their goals remain the same.More >>
  • 3 VCU soccer players face jail time for taking nude photos

    3 VCU soccer players face jail time for taking nude photos

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:54:35 GMT
    Three former VCU soccer players will serve jail for taking nude photos of an underage girl last year, according to court records. Donovan Arias pleaded guilty to unconsented filming of a nude person andMore >>
    Three former VCU soccer players will serve jail for taking nude photos of an underage girl last year, according to court records.More >>
  • Varina will lean on defense in 2014

    Varina will lean on defense in 2014

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:06:06 GMT
    Since the turn of the century, Varina football has lost fewer than eight games in a season only twice. The Blue Devils finished 2013 9-3, as campaign which included a playoff victory. 2014 will see VarinaMore >>
    The Blue Devils return eight starters on the defensive side of the ball from a 2013 team that finished 9-3 and earned a playoff win.More >>
Powered by WorldNow