Lee wrestlers ready for traditional state meet - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

Lee wrestlers ready for traditional state meet

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>>

  • Sportable Spokes wheelchair team gets set for national tournament next week

    Sportable Spokes wheelchair team gets set for national tournament next week

    The Sportable Spokes give kids in wheelchairs the chance to compete on the court, and next week they'll take the floor with some of the best in the country. The Spokes enter as the defending national champions.

    More >>

    The Sportable Spokes give kids in wheelchairs the chance to compete on the court, and next week they'll take the floor with some of the best in the country. The Spokes enter as the defending national champions.

    More >>
  • Excitement builds as Virginia Union women go for national title

    The Panthers are going for their first NCAA championship in women's basketball since 1983, and battle top-seeded Ashland in the title game on Friday night. Fans and alumni will be gathering on campus to see if the Panthers can complete their dream season.

    More >>

    The Panthers are going for their first NCAA championship in women's basketball since 1983, and battle top-seeded Ashland in the title game on Friday night. Fans and alumni will be gathering on campus to see if the Panthers can complete their dream season.

    More >>
  • Former player Rodriguez returns to VCU on Rhoades' coaching staff

    Former player Rodriguez returns to VCU on Rhoades' coaching staff

    Joey Rodriguez made a name for himself as a player at VCU, helping to lead the Rams on the 2011 Final Four run. Now he'll return to the Siegel Center, this time on the staff of new head coach Mike Rhoades.

    More >>

    Joey Rodriguez made a name for himself as a player at VCU, helping to lead the Rams on the 2011 Final Four run. Now he'll return to the Siegel Center, this time on the staff of new head coach Mike Rhoades.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly